New York University Making Movies Movie Discussion
read a 2-page excerpt from Sidney Lumet’s book, Making Movies
and watch the clip Lumet discusses in the reading from his film The Pawnbroker
imagine a new way of filming and editing this scene that could result in the same emotional outcome for an audience.
Discuss your suggested approach, the types of shots you would include and the timing of the edits.
Suggest alternative styles to those which are used in the scene you watched.