Halloween (1978): The Horror of Framing, and Identification

A “frame” is a single image of film or video. “Framing”, therefore, consists of the composition of the subjects, (people and objects), within that image. Based on where the camera and the subjects have been placed within the image, we know where we are, as the audience, and get a rough idea of what we’re supposed to be thinking and feeling, and that can sometimes make the difference, in…