Film Directors

Spike Lee Masterclass: [WATCH] Learn Film Directing from the Legend

Spike Lee Masterclass

Spike Lee Masterclass: Learn Film Directing from the Legend In his first-ever online class, Spike Lee Masterclass lets you in on his uncompromising approach to filmmaking. You’ll learn about writing, self-producing, working with actors, and making movies that break down barriers Spike Lee is an auteur and master storyteller who has written, directed, produced, and acted…

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Akira Kurosawa: Breaking Down the Master’s Directing Techniques

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Akira Kurosawa – The Master of Masters Some of my favorite directors of all time are Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, and of course Akira Kurosawa. Ever since I watched the Criterion Collection Laserdisc (yes I’m old) of Seven Samurai and Rashomon I was hooked. Even in high school I knew that no one else in the world…

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The Coen Brothers: How to Start Your First Indie Film?

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The Coen Brothers: How to Start Your First Indie Film? Many film lovers believe that the legendary directors stick to a “signature style, look or genre.” When looking a true auteur’s film, we must immediately be able to recognize it as being Scorsesian, Tarantinoian, or Godardian. We must feel the director’s unmistakable touch in the…

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The Room: The Best WORST Film Ever Made!

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The Room – A Cinematic Disaster There are bad movies, there are worse movies and then there is The Room which is so terribly awful that it has transcended to being good. Though it has gained popularity as a cult movie, it is simply disastrous. And possibly the best worst movie ever made. The Room’s writer/director/star/producer Tommy Wiseau…

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Tony Scott: The Ultimate Guide to His Films & Career

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Tony Scott: Breaking Down His Cinematic Visual Style The Director Series is at its most effective when I’m analyzing the careers of the deceased, as I can view their works in totality and make observations about the course of their full development. For the living, obviously I’m tracking developing careers that are still evolving and…

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