Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself. — Annie Leibovitz
In the summer of 2014, a crew of first-time film makers traveled to Iceland and shot Bokeh, an independent feature film. Some had production experience, others were raw beginners. All learned a lot about the process of making feature films. Doug will share key lessons he learned learned from pre-production, principal photography, post-production and paperwork; lots of paperwork.
Thanks to the great audience that participated in “First Feature: Lessons Learned” at PPW 2016. I’ve included the deck below. If you are interested in decks from my other presentations (now and in the future), please visit my SlideShare account.
A person only gets to throw one stone at a lion. — Mingyur Dorje Rinpoche
Frederick Van Johnson, friend and former USAF combat photographer, has a great, short video sharing how to say thanks to a veteran. So, if you do not know any veterans or are nervous to approach one, this is a great, simple way to do so.
I try to do the same thing when I see active duty military, particularly when in airports, as I assume they are headed to or coming back from a deployment and that might be when they need to hear it the most.
It’s easy to take a swipe. And I’m like, just go the other way. Build it up. Put a little love and kindness in the world, and it does good things when you do that. — Melissa McCarthy