This video outlines and analyses the filming techniques and plot elements of the 2014 film Whiplash. The 3-minute video essay is split into two sections, the story and the cinematography. The beginning of the video gives a brief plot synopsis and some insight into the characters of Andrew Neiman and Terence Fletcher. The video then moves on to the topic of filmmaking and the techniques the director, cinematographers, and editors used to evoke specific reactions in viewers. It was produced for the final project of the MIT 1070B – First Year Foundations in Media Production course.