In this episode of Quick Look, we examine how Netflix series, Messiah, uses a simple props to establish a character’s emotional state.
We look at what purpose different kinds of props serve in film and television and how Messiah uses a prop to show the deteriorating emotional state of the character, Felix – played by John Ortiz!
There are a few spoilers in this episode, so if you haven’t seen Messiah, on Netflix, starring Michelle Monaghan, Mehdi Dehbi and John Ortiz, binge watch the whole series and then come back and join in the discussion.
Can you think of another example of props being used to establish character? Comment below!
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Welcome to Film Fix! This channel, we examine film and TV and break down technical elements to what we can learn from professional filmmakers. We deliver regular ‘how to’ videos, short form and long form analysis vides and video essays looking into film theory from many filmmaking disciplines. We delve into such topics as screenwriting and storytelling, script breakdowns, cinematography & camera work, props, art direction, filmmaker tips, filmmaking techniques and basics of the filmmaking craft.
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