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Microsoft® Windows® Movie Maker 2: Do Amazing Things by John Buechler

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Chapter 8. Running the Show from the Director’s Chair

  • Come Up with Your Big Idea

  • Nail the Script

  • See Your Story Emerge Using Your Storyboard

  • Set Up Your Preproduction

  • Set Up Your Production

  • Set Up Your Postproduction

When you strip away all the glamour, bright lights, and celebrities, movies are all about storytelling. People want to hear stories. Like kids who won’t go to sleep until you read to them, people from all walks of life will stop what they’re doing if there’s the promise of a good story. Movies make a bargain with viewers: if you give me a few moments of your time, I’ll entertain you with a story so you can put aside your cares for a little while.

Coming Attractions

You don’t have to limit yourself to the "real world" when storytelling.

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