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Using motifs

Using motifs: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing
Using motifs: Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing

Similar to themes, motifs often speak to issues happening beneath the surface of the film. But while themes in films are repeated ideas and concepts, motifs are repeated elements. Movie motifs can be colors, patterns, editing styles, shapes, and more. Specific examples of motifs in Hollywood films are given in this filmmaking tutorial.

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

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