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[if he's interested in new cinematic techniques or tools] At this moment, it's the drone shots that interest me. In the plane that brought me here, I saw a French film with incredible drone shots [he takes out a notebook from his pocket, opens a page where is written: "See You Up There
(2017), drone shots"]. These shots have become a cliché, everyone does them because they're pretty, but it's ...
In the 1970s, De Palma helped a close friend on a film project. He helped audition and interview actors. When the film was shot, DePalma did some uncredited writing on an opening "scrawl," a device the friend thought of at the last minute to help explain events in the film, so the audience would not be confused. The friend was George Lucas
and the film was Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Often shoots "tense" moments without any widening lens or zoom. When coupled with his trademark extended shot, it creates a feeling the viewer is in the scene.