Arts & Entertainment

The 10 Habits of Successful Directors: MasterClass Instructor Edition

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Jun 16, 2021 • 8 min read

Even though they may not appear in front of the camera, the director is one of the most important people on a feature film, short film, or TV show set. In the film industry, directors do more than shout “action” and “cut” behind the scenes—they’re the person who determines the creative vision and makes all of the film’s most significant decisions.