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A tracking shot in Man with the Movie Camera

by Oliver Gaycken

This sequence from Man with the Movie Camera contains numerous tracking shots. Vertov's inventive documentary chronicles both everyday actions and the act of filming them, so the tracking shots alternate between those taken by the camera we see and those taken by a second camera.

A tracking shot in Man with the Movie Camera

A tracking shot in Man with a Movie Camera

from Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
Creator: Dziga Vertov
Posted by Oliver Gaycken
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