Filmmaking / Directing : Looking for 1st time directing tips by Iliana Guibert

Looking for 1st time directing tips

If anyone has tips for a first time director, I'd love to hear them. I plan to direct my first short this year. Thanks in advance.

Rutger Oosterhoff

Read "I'll Be in My Trailer: The Creative Wars Between Directors and Actors". It is priceless.

Lindbergh E Hollingsworth

Plan your shoot. Shoot your plan. Medium shots are your friend.

Warren Eig

Know your shot list until you can lose it and don't need it anymore. Then don't be afraid to experiment and try things. You only have one shot on each day so make it count.

Jose Eduardo Penedo

Best film school you'll ever get is listening to the commentary tracks in David Fincher's films.

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Make sure you have a skilled script supervisor - she or he will save your tushie several times on set and every scene in post.

Iliana Guibert

Loving the tips and so very much appreciate them. I’ll keep you each posted

Mike Gasaway

Check out Filmatick. I created a preproduction platform.

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