Stop Telling Stories
by Writing with the Camera
The problem with explicit exposition is that the audience has to listen, instead of actively engaging with the story itself. Writing with the Camera emphasizes the importance of exposition before providing examples of how it can be executed effectively.
The Pitch Box is a open call for you to pitch an idea you have for a video essay. Interested in the way Kubrick uses color in A Clockwork Orange or how to use dialogue in an opening scene? Tell us what you want to see.