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Filmmaking / Directing : What Makes Great Filmmakers? by Elliot Grove

Elliot Grove

What Makes Great Filmmakers?

We all want to be great, no? Here's my list of what makes a filmmaker great: http://www.raindance.org/what-makes-great-filmmakers-so-great/

What Makes Great Filmmakers So Great? - Raindance
What Makes Great Filmmakers So Great? - Raindance
I travel a lot in my work, which gives me time to reflect. I write this from my room in Edinburgh, where on this beautiful June day, I am preparing for the second day of our first ever Raindance UK to…
Beth Fox Heisinger

Hey Elliot, this is Beth from the Stage 32 team. I just wanted to let you know I moved your post from Film & TV Discussion to Filmmaking, as it fits much better there. Let me know if you have any questions, and all the best to you!

Debbie Croysdale

@Beth. Hi Beth you probably did right moving this post. I've been on a number of these courses myself, when in London, with their eclectic and enthralling teachers. I've usually been in small groups where there was an upfront and personal audience interaction, together with enthusiastic mentors, bringing art alive in their own unique way. Indeed, I've been several times to the erudite Jurgen Wolff (story) and the dashing Simon Hunter (film) . So yes, Filmmaking is the right slot. To all at Stage 32, Good Weekend!

Stage 32 Staff - Julie

I love rule #1 - be a film buff. That is so incredibly important.

Amit Mehra

Great pointers @Elliot, especially the concluding comment. :)

Elliot Grove

Thanks for your comments and remember that the festival in London closes for submissions next month.

Beth Fox Heisinger

Namyalo, please do not solicit for campaign support within threads. Post your web site url in the "Promotion" section of the Lounge. Thanks.

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