Ever wonder how film cameras don’t show up in mirror shots of certain movie scenes? Well, we’ve got an interesting video essay to share with you created by YouTuber Paul E.T. that shows us how its done. There are a lot of cool and mesmerizing shots that involve mirrors and it’s actually pretty fascinating to see how they are pulled off.
Some of the scenes explored are from films such as Contact, Sucker Punch, Peggy Sue Got Married, Force Majeure, and more. There are tricks that the filmmakers use that involve duplicated sets and compositing. Check out the video below and I hope that you learn something new about filmmaking by watching it.