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Welcome to The Stage and Screen Academy. We are a Film and musical theatre kids club based in Irlam, Salford, Manchester. We teach children singing, acting, dancing, street dancing, ballet and of course, filmmaking. The club is run by professional videographers from Brading Images. They do both Video and Photography in Irlam, Salford, Manchester. There are many shot sizes to learn in film making, but here are the main ones that any filmmaker should know. You can achieve these different shot sizes by either changing focal length, also known as zooming in or moving the camera further or closer to a scene. First, the wide shot, marked WS. The wide shot is perfect to establish where the scene is located and where all the characters are in relation to one another. Scenes often begin with a wide shot. This is often the “master shot”. When filming, you will likely record…

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