Jurassic World: Dominion’s Writers on Crafting Powerful, High Stakes Action Sequences
It’s hard to believe that Steven Spielberg’s original Jurassic Park hit theaters way back in 1993, terrifying and inspiring a whole new generation of paleontologists and young dinosaur enthusiasts. Three decades later it seems we still haven’t learned our lesson about experimenting with ancient genetics and the second movie franchise ...
What is a set-piece?
So, the first thing I found out by researching set-pieces is that there’s not a long of agreement as to what they are exactly. My understanding has always been that a set-piece is a self-contained portion of your story which can stand on its own. That is certainly the dictionary definition. However, some sites are saying that a set-piece is an expensive sequence that is the dramatic or comic highpoint. That’s a definition I disagree with so what I’ll be discussing here is the first idea of a set-piece as a self-contained portion of your story.