*Film Art* 7th edition states:
*eyeline match*: shot A presents someone looking at something
offscreen, shot B shows us what is being looked at.
*POV shot*: a cut from a person looking to what he sees.
Where is the difference, here? My understanding was always
that in a POV shot, the spectator "becomes" the character looking and
sees what s/he sees and the character looking is never onscreen.
Whereas the eyeline match shows the character looking and what s/he
is looking. However, FA also states that in the case of the eyeline
match, "in neither (A and B) shot are both looker and object present.
gloria monti, PH.D.
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