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Hi friends!

I'm taking the reins from Cameron this weekend to revive a challenge I first presented to y'all about two years ago. It was called "Memories Revisited" and it yielded some of my favorite weekend challenge entries ever, including this gem by Chris Zabriskie, which won the challenge and was subsequently selected as a Staff Pick:

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Do It Yourself
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Difficulty:
beginner

Hey there, my hawk-eyed hellions,

For this Challenge, let's take a look at the ends of the shot spectrum: Extreme Wide Shots (EWS) and Extreme Close Ups (ECU). As we've mentioned before, shot variety makes for a more interesting story. In most cases, if your entire video consists of one single shot, your audience won't stay engaged.

The inspiration for this Challenge comes from Weekend Challenge participant Pat Boberg, and this video by directors Glen Milner and Ben Hilton:

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Get that video footage off your phone or camera and into iMovie. If you own an Apple computer, the software is easy to download, and completely free. In this Vimeo Video School series exclusive to Plus and PRO members, we’ll show you how to import, edit, add effects to your videos, and more.

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Category:
Editing
Difficulty:
beginner

Hey there, my abbreviated array,

This weekend, we're bringing back the shortest challenge we've got: the 5 second film! You should watch and learn from the masters, but we've also got these examples from a previous winner (Paul Rayment) and runner up (Jared Rosenthal):

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Editing
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Difficulty:
beginner

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