Revisiting the ‘In Praise of Chairs’ Video

I spoke with a class of students late last week and brought up this video to them.

I love it. It’s hard to explain to the uninitiated of the weight a prop carries in many scenes. Even a subtle piece that seemingly goes unnoticed to the viewer can still subconsciously imply traits or a state of mind.

So sit down in whatever chair is defining your own character right now and watch it below: