Story Structure Secrets
Saturday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM
110 E 2nd St
When it comes to crafting a compelling story, it’s imperative to identify and emphasize the greatest themes present inside your existing raw materials. In this session, you will learn classic story-structure techniques that can be applied to films and videos of any length as well as concepts you can use to define and create a story arc. In this session you’ll learn about what to look for in your own footage to build upon universal themes while creating well-placed beats that follow the rules of good structure.
Learn how to hook the viewer with a compelling opening, structure questions that engage the audience, and identify when it’s time to move from one scene to another. Using examples, you will see how the rules of three-act structure can be applied to films of any length. From shorts to features or documentaries, your film will benefit by applying classic techniques to create strong story structure.
Presented by Adobe
Christine Steele is an Adobe Certified Trainer and content creator who enjoys the art of storytelling. Christine has post-supervised and edited film and video at Disney, ABC, FOX, Paramount, Warner...Show the rest
Christine Steele is an Adobe Certified Trainer and content creator who enjoys the art of storytelling. Christine has post-supervised and edited film and video at Disney, ABC, FOX, Paramount, Warner, Pixar, Showtime, Frontline, Electronic Arts, VH1 and PBS. She served as the Supervising Editor and Post Supervisor for Paramount's feature film talhotblond -- now available on Netflix. In addition to long form feature work, Christine won a ProMax editing award for her promos and spots for ABC's Desperate Housewives. In 2011 she served as lead editor for AIR RACERS 3D, an IMAX feature currently screening in theaters worldwide. Christine just wrapped a 13 part PBS series called Food Forward and is currently directing and producing a feature documentary called Take Me Home Huey.Hide the rest