Organizing Our Documentary Sequence

Organizing the story arc follows the same format no matter the length of the film.

Introduction:

Your setting and your characters are introduced at the beginning, including any necessary backstory.


Middle:

The story and the characters develop here, ofter with parallel plots and side stories.


Climax:

One or more of your characters will experience pressure, danger, or transformation, leading to the resolution.


Resolution:

The arc of the story is completed, and plot threads and parallel storylines are resolved.



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