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Finding the stakes

Finding the stakes: Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors
Finding the stakes: Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors

If a character encounters obstacles in the pursuit of what they want, they what is it that keeps them persisting in obtaining their scene motivations? The answer is in the stakes. Scene stakes for actors are the reasons why they cannot abandon their scene objectives. Raising the stakes for a character is a great way for directors to organically add more intensity to a scene.

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Filmmaking Video Video Pre-Production

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