Chapter 13: A Nerd for Entendres

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In today’s chapter, Mandy Fabian takes us through the thousand details that need to be taken care of before a single frame is shot. Storyboards, shotlists, transitions, all that homework needs to be finished before the fun starts.

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Chapter 13: A Nerd for Entendres

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