Arts & Entertainment

Spike Lee Shares 4 Important Tips for Directing Actors

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

Being an actor is an act of vulnerability, both in the work of portraying characters during film production and in the audition process. Making movies requires a lot of time and emotion, and to direct actors properly during filmmaking, a director must understand and appreciate the fact that film acting is a craft and actors must be directed with sensitivity and respect.