I wrote & directed my first scene (ever) for my Directing class this week.
The assignment was to shoot a 2-3 minute short with one character, one key object, no dialogue, and have the character trying to overcome an obstacle. Sounds simple enough.
I don’t know where ideas come from. I guess they can start anywhere, and the sources of inspiration vary by person. For me, sometimes it’s a half-baked memory, or a conversation overheard in the street. Other times it’s a conscious battle thinking through character identities and grand adventures or obstacles.
For this exercise I started with objects.Read More