Posts Tagged ‘directing’
No matter how great your writing might be, after a couple of minutes just about any heavy dialogue scene can feel boring. Here’s how to keep things interesting on those longer takes.
Explore the singular vision and bold work of director Terry Gilliam, from Monty Python’s Flying Circus to The Zero Theorem.
Great directors are not all cut from the same cloth, but the most successful of them share these five habits.
Let’s crack open my handy-dandy notebook and look at some tips I’ve written down from other filmmakers on what it takes to be a great director.
Most directors believe the majority of their work is done on set or in editing. In reality, much of the director’s job is performed during pre-production.
Amateur directors often overcompensate for their lack of experience by overdirecting their actors. Here are some ways to take a more subtle approach.
Experienced film directors understand how difficult it can be to complete a feature. Here are four mistakes that can make the task even harder.
Every director has a go-to shot that makes a scene unmistakably their own. Let’s take a look at 7 iconic cinematography techniques used by the masters of filmmaking.
Master one of a film director’s most important skills: Directing a scene with minimal dialogue.
Some indie filmmakers suffer from a lack of identity. Luckily, there are steps you can take to find your voice as a director.
ARRI was the camera of choice for a majority of the 2015 Oscar nominees, while RED was noticeably absent for the second straight year. Let’s take a look at the major award categories and see who shot on what.
Hollywood heavyweights dish out filmmaking anecdotes, advice for breaking into the business and other tips from their illustrious careers.