2011 SBIFF Directors' Panel: Directors On Directing

2011 SBIFF Directors' Panel: Directors On Directing

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As a presenting sponsor of the 26th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, lynda.com puts you in the front row of four fascinating panel discussions with some of Hollywood's top filmmakers, including a number of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Award winners and nominees. Moderated by the vice president and editorial director of Variety Peter Bart, these six directors speak to the pressures of being on the Oscar circuit and the need to get back to work as soon as possible. Unusual for a group of nominated films—with the exception of Toy Story 3 at an estimated $200 million—these are all relatively low-budget films, ranging from $1 million to a high of $14 million. The directors discussed how not having a big budget to work with forced them to be more creative and focused on the story. This panel includes Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), Charles Ferguson (Inside Job), Debra Granik (Winter's Bone), Tom Hooper (The King's Speech), David O. Russell (The Fighter), and Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3).
SBIFF panelists talk about working with smaller budgets, the pressures of being on the "Oscar circuit", and how to keep creative and focused on the story at hand.
Publisher: Carpenteria, CA, lynda.com,, 2011
Copyright Date: ©2011
Additional Contributors: lynda.com (Firm)


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