PRODUCTION



HERE ARE THE BASIC, IMPROVISED TYPES OF SHOTS COMMONLY USED ON CAR CHASE SCENES:
















TRACKING SHOT

A sense of being able to follow and keep up capturing all of the car actions at once



Camera Position:

- On camera car / Moving / Mounted or handheld









DOLLY SHOT

A slow moving frame showing the action and also features the cars involve before or after the car chase



Camera Position:

- On camera car / Moving / Mounted or handheld

- Exterior / Moving / Steadycam or handheld









OVER THE SHOULDER SHOT

Being a part of the car's body or a witness peeking at the whole action



Camera Position:

- On subject car / Moving / Mounted or handheld









POINT OF VIEW SHOT

The feeling of being the driver of the subject car or the car itself for a moment



Camera Position:

- Inside or on subject car / Moving / Mounted









ARC SHOT

A kind of long shot showing the car its full appearance in a fluid, circling movement



Camera Position:

- Inside camera car / Moving / Mounted









HIGH ANGLE SHOT

Showing the pathway of the subject cars, giving an overview of what the subject cars are going into



Camera Position:

- On camera car / Moving / Mounted

- Exterior / Stationary / Handheld









LOW ANGLE SHOT

Gives the subject cars some respectable look while running, and also low angles shots look badass



Camera Position:

- On camera car / Moving / Mounted

- Exterior / Stationary / Handheld









ZOOM SHOT

Can give the effect to instant speed, sudden acceleration or slowing down of the subject car



Camera Position:

- Inside camera car / Moving / Mounted









TOP SHOT

Showing the top view of the subject cars passing by and seeing what car is leading clearly



Camera Position:

- Exterior / Stationary / Handheld









CRANE SHOT

A combination of a tilt and an establishing shot showing the environment of the car chase then to the action



Camera Position:

- Exterior / Stationary / Handheld









TILT SHOT

Usually done from the beginning and the ending of a sequence, emphasizing the setting of the subject cars



Camera Position:

- Exterior / Stationary / Handheld









DUTCH TILT SHOT

Expresses tension in off perspective, good for car rivalry finale



Camera Position:

- Inside camera car / Moving / Handheld

- Exterior / Stationary / Handheld









CUTAWAY SHOT

Adds more detailed actions on the main action, situation or place of the subject cars



Camera Position:

- Inside camera car / Moving / Mounted or Handheld

- Exterior / Stationary / Mounted or Handheld









LOCKED DOWN SHOT

Being like a surveillance that captures the things happening to the world in raw movements in a fixed frame



Camera Position:

- Exterior / Stationary / Mounted









ESTABLISHING SHOT

Shows what kind of environment the car action takes place and paints a whole picture of the cars' situation



Camera Position:

- Exterior / Stationary / Mounted or Handheld