In this section you will be learning about the ‘3 Act’ structure which is not a formula but just like writing an essay, it allows you to structure your video with a beginning, a middle and an end. These are called:
- Act 1- The set up
- Act 2- Confrontation
- Act 3- Resolution
Alyssa Maio (2019) studiobinder.com
The three act structure is a narrative model that divides stories into three parts — Act One, Act Two, and Act Three, or rather, a beginning, middle, and end. Thinking about your vlog in these three acts will allow you to create a highly engaging video blog that has a higher probability of keep your audience interested in your content every step of the way.
Apply Your Thinking:
Write Your Own ‘3 Act’ Structure
Download the Video-Blog-Story-Formation (3 Acts) document below and fill out the form as you reflect on your vlog content. Remember to use your new found knowledge of the power of storytelling and the application of the ‘3 Act’ structure. Once you have done this, you can mark this sprint as complete and move on to the next sprint.