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Werner Herzog Teaches Filmmaking

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Teaches Filmmaking

When the legendary director Werner Herzog was 19, he stole a camera and made his first movie. 70 films and 50 awards later, Werner is teaching documentary and feature filmmaking. In this film class, you’ll learn storytelling, cinematography, location scouting, self-financing, documentary interview techniques, and how to bring your ideas to life. By the end, you’ll make uncompromising movies.


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Class Sample
1. Introduction
2. Teach Yourself Storytelling: Watch Films
3. Teach Yourself Storytelling: Read
4. Writing a Script
5. Financing First Films
6. Negotiation Skills
7. Locations
8. Leading The Platoon
9. Set Rules
10. Camera: Shooting Strategy
11. Camera: Cinematography
12. Camera: Techniques
13. Working With Actors: Creating the Character
14. Working With Actors: On-Set
15. Sound
16. Music
17. Editing
18. Invaded by Images: Part 1
19. Invaded by Images: Part 2
20. Documentary: Making the Conversation
21. Documentary: Eliciting Difficult Stories
22. Documentary: Dealing with Human Beings
23. Documentary: Truth in Nonfiction
24. Career Strategy
25. Life as a Filmmaker
26. Postscript

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Werner Herzog

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