Discussions About A Career In Cinema: Wim Wenders, Director
In this video, Oscar nominee Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire; The Million Dollar Hotel; Paris, Texas) talks about how his 15 years of teaching filmmakers has taught him that students learn more from each other than from their professors. He talks about how the filmmaking process changes preconceived notions and how understanding what one is good at is crucial to good career choices.
0:00 – Finding allies; to be caught in your own vision is dangerous
00:59 – Students learn more from each other than they learn from teachers
1:15 – The look of the film is changed by the act of shooting it
2:06 – How to choose a DP – the eyes must be connected to the heart
3:05 – Understand what you are good at