Film & TV
Lesson time 9:35 min
Martin teaches you the importance of getting in front of the camera as a director. You'll also learn how to build a trusting relationship with your actors, how to make time for them to experiment, and when to stop talking and start to shooting.
Topics include: Get in Front of the Camera • Give Actors the Freedom to Fail • You and the Actor Must Trust Each Other • Shoot Around Tricky Situations
Martin Scorsese drew his first storyboard when he was eight. Today he’s a legendary director whose films from Mean Streets to The Wolf of Wall Street have shaped movie history. In his first-ever online film class, the Oscar winner teaches his approach, from storytelling to editing to working with actors. He deconstructs films and breaks down his craft, changing how you make and watch movies.
"If you're not physically ill after seeing your first cut, something's wrong." Mr. S, thank you for illuminating the nature of passion.
I absolutely loved just sitting and listening to the great Martin Scorsese tell stories about his various productions. I, myself, am more interested in writing than in film production, but I found this class to be incredibly insightful nonetheless.
This has given me an appreciation of film making
Comprehensive yet vague enough to allow a student to find their own way.