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Follow Hitchcock's Rule to Tell Better Stories

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In the below video from The Academy of Storytellers, Amina Moreau of Stillmotion describes Hitchcock's Rule and how filmmakers can use it to tighten up their storytelling techniques.

Hitchcock's Rule says that the size of any object in your frame should be proportional to its importance in the story at that moment. Using it while both shooting and editing can help to make sure a story is told in a precise and economical way.

Watch below.

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