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Whether you’re in still in film school or an experienced director, determining the blocking of a scene can be one of the most intimidating and frustrating aspects of directing. Blocking isn’t only about working out sight lines and stage movement—it also determines where you want your audience to look and how you want them to emotionally engage with a scene. From your very first shot to the last time you yell “cut!” during a shoot, blocking should be at the forefront of your mind as a director.