3 Minute Rule Screenwriters Should Know by Chapman Professor Dr. Connie Shears

Film Courage: We talked about switching up cognitive processes, are there certain movies that seem to do this throughout the 2-hour span where you are really going from one emotion to the next, back-and-forth?

Dr. Connie Shears, Associate Professor, Chapman University, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Psychology: There are lots of movies that fast forward your emotions. Most of your JACK REACHER kind of solve the crime, stay out of danger, are moving at a very quick pace. Those movies tend not to involve much humor or much regret. Those movies tend to be based on fear…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

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