Plenty of people don't love math. But math is one important reason people love certain characters in movies. The geometry of cinematography is something filmmakers carefully consider in order to manipulate viewers' emotions. Yes, the secret weapon of movies is math! Put simply: friendly characters are round and soft, while evil characters are sharp and hard. Think about Mickey Mouse versus Darth Vader. There you have it.
The Geometry In Movies
Math shapes the way you feel about what you're seeing onscreen.
How The Film Shapes The Filmmaker
It certainly works both ways.
Written by Curiosity Staff October 21, 2016
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