Collaboration is at the heart of film-making, but how do you balance collaboration with leadership? In this episode of 2 Reel Guys, hosts Norman Hollyn and Larry Jordan discuss collaboration — what works and what doesn’t. Discover why collaboration is not the same as “making a movie by committee,” and that leadership does not mean “having all the answers.”
It is fun to grab a camera and start shooting. But, without spending some time planning beforehand, what you shoot may not be what you want.
In this episode, hosts Norman Hollyn and Larry Jordan discuss the process of pre-production. Who is responsible for doing the work? How do you balance between what you want and what you can afford? And some simple techniques that can keep the process of organization from becoming overwhelming. Organization may not be “creative,” but good planning is the foundation upon which all creativity rests.
What do directors do that drive actors crazy? What can you do to avoid these problems? In this series on visual story-telling, digital media experts Norman Hollyn and Larry Jordan illustrate typical actor complaints and provide simple things directors can do to minimize problems on set.