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Slowing down time (in writing & film) - Aaron Sitze


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Certain moments in our lives seem to last forever. Whether it is a first kiss or a car crash, time can seem to stretch...or even stop. Aaron Sitze explains how this sensation is conveyed in cinema and how the same conventions can be used to slow down time in your writing.

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  • Educator Aaron Sitze
  • Director Biljana Labović
  • Animation Artist Godfrey Hibbert, Lisa LaBracio
  • Narrator Aaron Sitze

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