Filmmaking / Directing : Notes: The Best, and Worst, Things a Director Can Hear by William Dickerson

William Dickerson

Notes: The Best, and Worst, Things a Director Can Hear

As filmmakers, we all want to make movies that other people resonate with and enjoy, but that often means fielding criticism and the dreaded "note" from collaborators, peers, friends, etc. in post-production. In the latest issue of MovieMaker Magazine I discuss a specific note I had to address, which at first I considered an obstacle, but later realized it was an opportunity lying in wait. Check out the article in Moviemaker: http://www.moviemaker.com/archives/series/how_they_did_it/inserting-cuts... And then check out the scene in my film "Don't Look Back" that changed...for the better.

How They Did It: Inserting Cuts into a Oner in Don't Look Back - MovieMaker Magazine
How They Did It: Inserting Cuts into a Oner in Don't Look Back - MovieMaker Magazine
Microbudget director William Dickerson (Detour, The Mirror, Shadowbox) doesn't believe in the traditional mandate to get as much as coverage as possible. But while this strategy often serves him well…
Moses Mugo

Very cool interview. I see now how you make a lot with a little.

Amanda Toney

Thank you for sharing this, William!

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