What Is Film Narrative?

By Jared Drake

A film narrative is the story that the movie is telling, whether that narrative is linear or fractured. Discover how to use flashbacks and voice-overs when crafting a film narrative with filmmaking tips from a director and filmmaker in this free video on making movies.

About the Author

Jared Drake graduated from the UCLA school of theater, film and television with a focus on directing. He has worked with names such as Danny DeVito, Ron Livingston, Judy Greer, Zach Galifianakis and many more. Drake's directorial debut was with the feature film "Visioneers" (www.visioneersthemovie.com), which has screened at major festivals worldwide and will be released in 2009. Currently, he is represented by William Morris and Anonymous Content, and recently joined Demogems (www.demogems.com) as an opportunity to work with and meet new actors between feature film projects.