Film & TV
Lesson time 14:18 min
Spike shares his strategies for enhancing drama through music. Learn his advice for working with a composer, turning source into score, and using music as a counterpoint.
Topics include: Respect the Collaboration With Your Composer • Turning Source Into Score • Using Music as Counterpoint • Finding Inspired Score: He Got Game
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.
The essentials of how to make films: Being true to a story and telling it well. And working your butt off to make it happen.
I learned the most important attribute I need to work on is my dedication. It may be in your heart and in your head but if the work is not tangible, it's not done.
Amazing! I would certainly recommend to anyone wanting to get into film!
Loved this one, especially about his writing process.