Good composition arranges visual elements into a harmonious whole, while concentrating the audience’s attention to the most significant area of interest in the shot. This chapter focuses on building good compositions and the arrangement of elements in three-dimensional space.
The previous chapter introduced an important cinematic component called the shot. Shots are the building blocks to your visual story. Every shot in a film or animation is about something, from two characters talking to revealing an object of significant importance (Figure 4.1).