Arts & Entertainment
Lesson time 17:05 min
By taking a look at the inter-cutting technique in BlacKkKlansman, Spike demonstrates how he was able to create heightened drama and tonal balance in pivotal scenes.
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Topics include: Striking Tone and Balance in the Editing Room • Don’t Overlook the Ad-libs • Involve Your Editor Early • First Screenings Are Learning Opportunities • Hire an Experienced Editor
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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Academy Award–winning filmmaker Spike Lee teaches his approach to directing, writing, and producing.Explore the Class