Ken Burns and The Civil War

The following film clips give an insight into the mind of one of the greatest storytellers ever, Ken Burns

"The Ken Burns Effect" Interview with Ken Burns
Great insights about the power of the "Still."

Introduction to The Civil War (Ken Burns)
Look for the many techniques of DST done by "The Master. "Notice the subtle movement, sparse dialogue, and emphasis on story and personal detail.

Images of the Civil War and "Ashokan Farewell"
Contrast the pacing of the imagery in this piece compared to the one done above.


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