How to Grab Attention Within The First 3 Seconds
The Opening Shot
The opening shot of a film is the audience’s initial entry into the world, and an important first step in conveying the story’s main ideas, themes, character arcs, and perspective. In other words, the opening shot is the audience’s first look into your video. This is why it’s important to make a good first impression. Accompany your soundbite with a creative shot to draw your audience in.
If you capture the viewer’s attention with a captivating thumbnail, soundbite, and opening shot, you’re guaranteed to engage your audience and keep them watching for more than three seconds.