Filmmaking / Directing : Amateur Versus Professional by Maya Deren by Edwin Adrian Nieves

Amateur Versus Professional by Maya Deren

Maya Deren's essay on the art and craft of filmmaking is as inspiring as it is significant to all filmmakers. She writes, "The most important part of your equipment is yourself: your mobile body, your imaginative mind, and your freedom to use both. Make sure you do use them." There are many more gems to be found in Deren's essay. Read and enjoy! http://a-bittersweet-life.tumblr.com/post/79578599444/amateur-versus-pro...

Amateur Versus Professional by Maya Deren
Amateur Versus Professional by Maya Deren
The function of film, Maya Deren believed, like most art forms, was to create an experience. Maya Deren is inspiring to all artists and filmmakers. Her short films experiment with the language of cine…
Richard "RB" Botto

This is great, man. Thanks for sharing.

Edwin Adrian Nieves

Always my pleasure. Her short films are great, and the essay makes them more fascinating when you think of her philosophy behind making films.

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