July 08, 2014

Dissecting Michael Bay's Visual Style

Love him or hate him, Michael Bay's movies make a disgusting amount of money. So let's take a look at what he does, try to see how to do it better, and in the process we'll learn what NOT to do.


Erik Johnson Illustrator said...

Outstanding Analysis!

Pablo Chavez said...

great post. I am a cinematographer for games and this was the perfect analysis for his style. I actually think he does a lot of cool cameras and cuts. The problem that people have with Bay is more in terms of story and pacing. Those cools shots are less meaningful when they are in every scene.