Practical Tips for Directors


Event Time

Tuesday, April 16   |   11:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Event Location

Pass Required: Post Production World Pass

Don't have this pass? Register Now!

Info Alert

Create or Log in to myNAB Show to see Videos and Resources.

Videos

Resources

{{video.title}}

Log in to your myNAB Show to join the zoom meeting!

Resources

Info Alert

This Session Has Not Started Yet

Be sure to come back after the session starts to have access to session resources.

The Director is everything and nothing on a film set. Rarely working hands-on, the Director supports the work of potentially hundreds of creatives, enabling them to realise their potential and in doing so to manifest the Director’s vision.

To be a great director, you might be asked to be a technical genius, Actor “whisperer”, visual artist, conflict negotiator, storyteller, and accountant. In this humorous and highly actionable session, join award-winning Writer-Director Maxim Jago as he presents some of the most impactful tips he has learned while directing over 30 short films and two feature films.

Maxim will share anecdotes and valuable lessons learned, negotiation techniques and approaches to conflict management, along with a unique perspective on the two key tasks directors must master: To have a vision and communicate it.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • Effective approaches to teamwork in production
  • How to recognize and inspire authentic performances in actors
  • Forward planning – backwards!
  • Dealing with conflict gracefully
  • Staying creative during long nights and even longer days



Speakers

Maxim Jago
Founder/Author/Filmmaker/Speaker
The Creativity Conference | The Creative Community