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Panel thoughts on the Three Act Structure

Watch Michael Lengsfield, Molly Naylor, Tom Been and Christabelle Dilks discuss the Three Act Structure

Our educators review together the purpose of each act in the common Three Act Structure, the dominant form of story telling for film.

It’s over to you: see if you can find the act breaks in a film. Take another look at your chosen scripts, skim through and see if you can find the setup in the first twenty-five pages. Share your thoughts in the comments.

In the next step we will turn our attention to alternative structures for story telling for film.

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