From David Lynch's MasterClass

Catching Ideas

For David, ideas are everything. Learn how to draw from your intuition and life experience to unlock powerful sources of creative inspiration.

Topics include: Focus on the Idea • Follow Your Intuition • Drawing Ideas From the World • Draw From Your Hopper • Make Time to Daydream • Don’t Scare the Fish Away

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For David, ideas are everything. Learn how to draw from your intuition and life experience to unlock powerful sources of creative inspiration.

Topics include: Focus on the Idea • Follow Your Intuition • Drawing Ideas From the World • Draw From Your Hopper • Make Time to Daydream • Don’t Scare the Fish Away

David Lynch

Teaches Creativity and Film

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Connect with your creativity

An avant-garde figure in filmmaking, David Lynch introduced mainstream audiences to art-house films. Now the Oscar-nominated director of Mulholland Drive teaches his cross-disciplinary creative process. Learn how he catches ideas, translates them into a narrative, and moves beyond formulaic storytelling. Embrace the art life in David’s MasterClass and learn to test the boundaries of your own artistic expression in any medium.

Reviews

4.7
Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

I will repeat the masterclass and perhaps then I will be able to say something interesting. Nevertheless, many thanks to David for making me believe in my potential to live, love and keep on learning cinema and approach my next films. Hugs from Madrid, Miguel Guzman

David Lynch through this MasterClass has reinvigorated my creative insides, to trust what I see and feel, and to release that which holds me back - fear and insecurities. Very grateful for this time spent with his words.

the best master class till now..... this man has everything to offer...

Great insight into an amazing director/artist/filmaker!

Comments

Peter C.

Eerie music eloquently executed with mysterious imagery is one of his biggest gifts. I love how they’re doing this with his talk.

A fellow student

I like the metaphor of catching wish or daydreaming, but does the fish come to you? Or you go to the fish?

A fellow student

I would love it if there were assignments! Please! Or a way to submit my own idea as an assignment.

Margaret M.

I like it that David says ideas are everything. I'm tired of hearing people say, Ideas are a dime a dozen.

Deborah G.

Masterclass...your photography is the bomb! Don’t think that all the subtleties of camera movement and lighting movement go unnoticed!! Perfect for David Lynch and so unique from the others. I hope you continue to create an amazing caliber of classes. Nothing out there compares. So glad I found you when you first came on the scene. Can’t wait to watch this class in its entirety. Inspirational is all I can say. Thank you.

Theresa P.

I appreciate that he talks about the emotional underpinnings of cultivating ideas... How you create the right environment in yourself for ideas to blossom.

Sukhdev S.

I absolutely LOVE his ideas. You can tell, just like Ray Bradbury, that he has an amazing passion for metaphor and analogy. He loves his craft.

Angela V.

I found this to be so inspiring and encouraging! I've definitely been hit with ideas before but never really pursued them to fruition, but I'm going to change that!

Maury V.

I was two minutes in and had to catch an idea, so will have to finish this lesson later ✌

A fellow student

My syster brought me here! She knows about my passion, which is filmmaking and thus she offered this gift to me!!!! Such a gift!!! One of the best filmmaker's Masterclass!!!