Film & TV
Lesson time 09:00 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.
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
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.
Great class! But didn't like to profanity. I would like to share this with a younger audience, but the profanity.
SL has his own process his own ideas his own goals and ideals and yet he appeals throughout the spectrum of audience members. Great man, great filmmaker. Mahatma.
Amazing! I would certainly recommend to anyone wanting to get into film!
It was fulfilling and humbling to watch keenly the wisdom of this man! You just have to be truthful to yourself to agree that there is wisdom involved in the detail of his masterclass.