- builds up audio – music and audio. However, silence works really well in action sequences also.
- conflict (is the heat of drama)
- Slow motion/time remapping
- Makes you feel like theres lots going on
- pace and energy – momentum – pause/release it
- hand held/shaky camera
- predictable – willing suspension of disbelief. This is when the person watching gets fully involved with the character, so much that they willingly forget that they are an actor.