They'll tell you that 90 percent of filmmaking is casting. What they don't mention is that even if you get the casting right, you can still really screw it up if you don't know how to work with your actors. Here are 25 thoughts about directing actors, in no particular order.
110 of the world’s top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do. Cinematographer Style is about the Art and Craft of Cinematography. It is about how everything, from life experiences to technology, influences and shapes an individual’s visual style. Because of the powerful impact that the visual style of a movie can have, this documentary may offer contemporaries valuable insights into the dramatic choices Cinematographers make. And, it is expected that the…
My Advice To Film School Graduates by Spike Lee: The advice given by Lee here is universal for all filmmakers. Laziness is “not a good look" because it is essential for filmmakers to produce works. A filmmaker w/o a body of work to exemplify his or her vision & talents is simply someone w/ the potential to become a filmmaker. A screenwriter should have a collection of scripts, a director a film, editors & DPs their reels. As Spike Lee puts it, “People want to see the work you have done."
So many apparent options to recording audio for movies and still too little useful, practical information out there. RocketJump Film School’s Sound Gun series provides quick tips on some great techniques. Photograph made with Panasonic Lumix GH4 and Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro lens then processed with DxO OpticsPro, DxO FilmPack and Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Styled by Carmel Morris. Microphones by Australian companies MyMyk and Røde.