NO FILM SCHOOL: Manipulating pace & timing

Many scenes have one overall tempo but we often want to change the pacing at a certain point for a specific dramatic reason. A Gear Change is the editing term used for that exact point in our scene where we alter the pacing to bring about that change. When do we do it? Why do we do it? How is it achieved?  Read the article and watch our tutorial over at our friends, No Film School.