How can you make a short person look tall?
Posted 15 July 2010 - 10:30 PM
Posted 15 July 2010 - 11:36 PM
When you have two people standing next to each other holding hands for example is there a way to make one of them look taller or shorter than the other?
Well on Casablanca, Bogart wore lifts so he could be taller than his 5 foot 10 co-star Ingrid Bergman.
That and careful framing and composition.
Posted 16 July 2010 - 05:11 AM
Posted 16 July 2010 - 06:35 AM
Posted 16 July 2010 - 10:04 AM
Posted 16 July 2010 - 07:57 PM
Posted 17 July 2010 - 09:26 PM
Clearly that's the easiest and best option for a single shot. I think it's a harder issue to solve if they need to appear taller throughout a whole film. It's very time consuming to try to build a whole platform for someone for a walk and talk for example.
How tall do you want him? Start with a pancake, then a half apple and then if you have to stick him on a full apple.
Posted 21 July 2010 - 07:10 PM
I was limited on actors and I wanted a guy to be taller than a lady.
I started wondering how they did it with the Hobbits vs. regular people in Lord of the Rings.
Maybe there are some common practices.
I appreciate all the suggestions very much... you guys are great!