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Chase scenes give you the best bang for your buck, especially on a low budget. Veteran director Gil Bettman shares outstanding techniques on how to direct an effective chase scene from story drivers and performance, to choreography and cinematography.


  • 21:39 video on how to shoot an effective chase scene
  • Q&A with Jason Tomaric
  • Illustrated supporting content


  • What makes an effective chase scene
  • Top mistakes made by directors when directing action
  • How to use the lens to accentuate the action on screen
  • Story drivers to improve the sequence
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