2014-12-27

Jackie Chan ~ How to do Action-Comedy

This is one of the better Jackie Chan filmmaker guides we've seen. Good comedic timing and fight choreography should both follow a rhythmic timing beat. Framing the action against the weight of background elements gives more impact. Hero starts with low status.

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Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan. Let’s see how he does it. (Note: to see the names of the films, press the CC button!)

~ courtesy of everyframeapainting