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Cutting to add clarity

Cutting to add clarity: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing
Cutting to add clarity: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing

Amateur filmmakers often make the mistake of adding content to clarify storylines or plot points, or to help audiences understand character development more. But often, storytellers will get better results by omitting and cutting information to add clarity. Removing unnecessary details allows audiences to focus on what really matters in the film.

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Skill Level Appropriate for all
2h 27m
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Filmmaking Video Video Pre-Production

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