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Mira Nair Teaches Independent Filmmaking

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Teaches Independent Filmmaking

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair approaches directing with the “heart of a poet and the skin of an elephant,” spurred by rejection and fighting to bring uncompromising stories to film. In the Golden Lion-winning director’s MasterClass, learn to make a big impact on a small budget in film production, evoke the best from actors and nonactors, and protect your creative vision so you tell the story that can only come from you.


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1. Introduction
2. Discovering Your Unique Voice
3. Finding the Story
4. Stretching Your Budget
5. Casting
6. Directing Actors
7. Directing Gestures
8. Scene Workshop, Part 1: Read-Through and Blocking
9. Scene Workshop, Part 2: Rehearsing the Scene
10. Scene Workshop, Part 3: Final Take
11. Telling the Story: Monsoon Wedding
12. Developing a Visual Palette
13. On-Set Directing
14. Working With Your Cinematographer
15. Editing
16. Sound and Music
17. Go Tell Your Story

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Mira Nair


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