Arts & Entertainment
Lesson time 11:06 min
Spike teaches you his techniques for writing bold, distinct characters, capturing two sides of a story, and creating stories that react to social injustice.
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Topics include: Be Bold With Your Character Invention • Don’t Make a One-Sided Narrative • Find Stories That Resonate With You • Make Your Own Rules • Urgency of BlacKkKlansman
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