Directing School

At that Battle of Helm’s Deep, director Peter Jackson wisely pulls away from the awe-inspiring mayhem to indicate the terror of those hiding inside town partitions, silently awaiting their destiny. Between motion scenes, he takes time to linger on a father’s grief over his son’s death, a talking tree’s unlikely friendship with two hobbits and Andy Serkis’ impressively empathetic motion-seize performance as Gollum.

Logan was a becoming finish for a troubled Wolverine trilogy—though its success has Jackman mulling a return to the franchise. The most caustic of European émigré administrators, Wilder explored the movie trade and the delusions of stardom in Hollywood’s nice poison pen letter to itself. Actor Charles Laughton’s solely movie as a director is a complete one-off, a terrifying parable of the corruption of innocence featuring a career-greatest performance from Robert Mitchum. The grand summation of Ingmar Bergman’s career, this epic household drama drew on the director’s … Read More

Directing School

At that Battle of Helm’s Deep, director Peter Jackson wisely pulls away from the awe-inspiring mayhem to indicate the terror of those hiding inside town partitions, silently awaiting their destiny. Between motion scenes, he takes time to linger on a father’s grief over his son’s death, a talking tree’s unlikely friendship with two hobbits and Andy Serkis’ impressively empathetic motion-seize performance as Gollum.

Logan was a becoming finish for a troubled Wolverine trilogy—though its success has Jackman mulling a return to the franchise. The most caustic of European émigré administrators, Wilder explored the movie trade and the delusions of stardom in Hollywood’s nice poison pen letter to itself. Actor Charles Laughton’s solely movie as a director is a complete one-off, a terrifying parable of the corruption of innocence featuring a career-greatest performance from Robert Mitchum. The grand summation of Ingmar Bergman’s career, this epic household drama drew on the director’s … Read More

Directing School

At that Battle of Helm’s Deep, director Peter Jackson wisely pulls away from the awe-inspiring mayhem to indicate the terror of those hiding inside town partitions, silently awaiting their destiny. Between motion scenes, he takes time to linger on a father’s grief over his son’s death, a talking tree’s unlikely friendship with two hobbits and Andy Serkis’ impressively empathetic motion-seize performance as Gollum.

Logan was a becoming finish for a troubled Wolverine trilogy—though its success has Jackman mulling a return to the franchise. The most caustic of European émigré administrators, Wilder explored the movie trade and the delusions of stardom in Hollywood’s nice poison pen letter to itself. Actor Charles Laughton’s solely movie as a director is a complete one-off, a terrifying parable of the corruption of innocence featuring a career-greatest performance from Robert Mitchum. The grand summation of Ingmar Bergman’s career, this epic household drama drew on the director’s … Read More

Directing Lab

It was a call I consciously made early in my career after seeing what number of years would go by between directing characteristic films. The irony is that at present prime administrators go to television to make high quality films. And we now have Steven Spielberg, who started in television, trying to protect the Oscars from motion pictures for tv. Here are the ten best function-length films of first-time administrators. In movies and television, the film director holds a privileged place.

Those of us who chose to make films (and mini series)for television have been able to make dozens of movies over the decades. Also, we got to make films written by first rate writers, with massive stars and great character actors, and got to make them on areas around the world.

Examples of digital or traditional artwork, sketches, animations, and film or TV scripts you’ve got written are also … Read More