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Directing the Story by Francis Glebas

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What Do Directors Direct?

We begin our chart at the beginning. As we learned earlier, the first thing the director has to do is capture and direct the audience’s attention. Don’t worry; you don’t have to be a wizard to do this. Wait, maybe you do. Let’s look at some ways to direct attention. Try this experiment: Do not to think of the spotted elephant.

In order to complete the task, first you have to imagine an elephant. Then you have to add spots because elephants are not usually spotted. Finally, you can try not to think of it. It is a paradoxical ...

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