Arts & Entertainment
Collaborating With Your Director of Photography
Lesson time 08:59 min
Learn what to look for in a director of photography, including how to “audition” a DP and how to create a plan of action, once you’ve found the right collaborator.
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Topics include: Audition Your Director of Photography • Your DP Should Elevate Your Vision Find a Flexible, Efficient DP • Plan Ahead and Know Your Shots • Crawl Before You Walk
About the Instructor
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.
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