Stumbled across the very exciting blog ‘The Client Blog’ and their ‘The Art of Thirty Second Storytelling’. Principally focused on the art of the commercial every last word of this blog post can be applied to short films (and longer works) of any ilk.
It exciting, compelling reading well put together with loads of examples.
It’s all about thinking about WHY you are choosing the shot you are using (and from there, why are you combining these shots into this particular sequence). It should always serve your story.