Opening Shots Tell Us Everything
by Now You See It
Drawing on examples from a range of films, Now You See shows us how the opening shot of a movie is by far one of the crucial elements of a film, allowing directors to draw the audience in while establishing the film’s main ideas, premises, and character arcs.
video essay by Now You See It
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