- [Erik] I think being a director,…it's about being a great leader…and being able to kind of implement…everyone's talent in the best way possible.…I think sometimes people directors…get caught up in this whole thing…of just telling people what to do,…and I don't believe in that at all.…I almost try to look at everything as sort of a family base.…So everybody in the family needs…to bring something to the table.…And when everybody clicks,…that's when something great happens.…- And I think those that are just sort…of barking orders will probably find…that they'll get a very sort of…sanitized, clinical version of what they're…trying to get, rather than if they speak…to their crew as saying you know this is what…I'm trying to achieve with that…with this particular scene.…
- And I'm open to ideas from everywhere.…I'm seeing myself more like a sieve,…so I have the big overall objective,…and I hear everybody's ideas and what comes through…the sieve, we keep,…and what doesn't, stays.…- I talk about the overall feel…and the look that I'm looking for,…
- Advice for novice filmmakers entering the industry
- Finding, enhancing, and tweaking your story
- Experimenting in filmmaking
- Solving problems and troubleshooting your film
- Changing your approach or finding new angles
- Communicating and collaborating on set and in the edit room—and with clients
- Working on different genres of film
- Teaching and mentoring new filmmakers
Skill Level Intermediate
Foundations of Video: The Art of Editingwith Norman Hollyn3h 47m Intermediate
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Nurturing the Body and Mind: Talking about Health and Knowledge
Working Well with Clients
Collaboration and Communication: Aligning Visions and Elevating the Project
Importance of Trust and Trying Things Out
Wonderful World of Editing
Art of Watching: Screening Dailies and Getting Feedback
Working Well with Assistant Editors
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