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.
Apart from Martin inspiring me to a whole new level. He has opened my eyes to certain aspects of film making that I had not given much thought, such as scene tempo. As every day brings me closer to my first production, I will remember Martins words of wisdom...
Thanks to Martin's candor and passion, I have a newfound sense of confidence to move forward in my journey to becoming a director.
Thank you for this amazing opportunity. It was great to hear all this from the mouth of a talented and experienced director such as Scorcese.
i have learned the experiences of the best in their fields. It has been really revealing