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Shawn Christensen

Screenwriter

“With short films, you have to grab people immediately. In a feature film, you can hang around for 20 minutes and seduce people into your film. You don’t have that opportunity in a short film. You can do it that way, but people will turn it off—their attention span becomes shorter just by default when they hear the term “short film.” They’re expecting something that’s going to take them in… Read more
“With short films, you have to grab people immediately. In a feature film, you can hang around for 20 minutes and seduce people into your film. You don’t have that opportunity in a short film. You can do it that way, but people will turn it off—their attention span becomes shorter just by default when they hear the term “short film.” They’re expecting something that’s going to take them in immediately.” Read less