Film & TV
Lesson time 10:14 min
Spike believes that a good director both commands and surrenders to the moment. Using scenes from He Got Game and School Daze, he shares tips on how to harness improvisational moments and adjust to story changes on-the-fly.
Topics include: Adapting to Script Changes: He Got Game • Improv • Creating Real Life Situations
Spike Lee didn’t just direct his award-winning 1986 feature debut, She’s Gotta Have It. He was also the writer, star, truck driver, location scout, electrician, and caterer, because that’s what it took to get his film made. In his first-ever online directing class, the visionary behind Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, and 25th Hour lets you in on his uncompromising approach to filmmaking. Learn about writing, self-producing, working with actors, and making movies that break barriers.
I'm 11 classes in and I must say...what a course! I've learned so much from this guy. Thank You Master class.
Spike Lee continues to inspire, educate and inform. I've been a fan from day one and he does not quit, his class is educational and entertaining.
very educative class for a budding independent filmaker
Spike Lee is an incredible teacher and inspiration to me and I hope to use the lessons I learned here to help my career and hopefully help our people too