Arts & Entertainment
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.
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.
Spike is awesome. He tells it like it is, no sugarcoating. He gets into the nuts and bolts of filmmaking and his enthusiasm for his craft comes shining through!
It confirmed that my instincts are right as a storyteller and reinforced that I don't have to know everything -- just need to have the right team that shares the vision.
learned how to story board and structure a vision thru another point of view with emotions and feelings.
Spike spoke a lot of truth. He was straightforward, frank, and honest. One thing I took away was to enlist help from your community.