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Fade In

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Dissolve from black (or white) to the scene. Opposite of Fade Out, and regularly (though not always) occurs after such. Often, the very first instruction in a script or screenplay.

Don't confuse with Fade Forward.


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  • Hare We Go: This is used for a Gilligan Cut. Bugs announces to the crew that they reach land tomorrow, after hearing it from Chris. There is then a Fade Out and then a Title In reading Weeks Later No Land in Sight, followed by the enraged crew chasing Bugs all over the ship.