Arts & Entertainment
Spike's Film 101s Pt. 1
Lesson time 07:35 min
Learn Spike’s tips for creating realistic budgets and shooting schedules (and sticking to them), working on location, and how to make your crew feel appreciated.
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Topics include: Budgeting Takes Compromise • Do It Yourself • Feed Them Now, Pay Them Later • Respect Your Locations • Designate Your Cover Sets • Crew Diversity
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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