Movie director is one of the most enviable jobs, and many boys dream to be a movie director and direct a big box office hit movie, such as Titanic and Avatar. Of course, James Cameron is an excellent movie director and he directed so many classical films that will be remembered on the movie story.
Several decades ago, the director’s work is very mysterious. Few people know how to become a the director of movie, and we only watch the finished movie in the theater. Thanks to the advance of technology, we now can use even the cell phone to shoot a short video. Sure, you can also rent Sony PDW F800 or buy used video equipment to shoot a short movie on your own. Ask your family or friends to play in your movie and you can direct your first movie too.
If you decide to direct a movie by yourself, you should learn some basic rules on how to become the director. As everyone can use a cell phone or camera to shoot some videos, you need to know more about it. Your film can attract others’ interest only if it takes some craftsmanship or other worthy things. It can be a short comedic film or just some footage to express your person options about world or life. There are many movie tops to choose, and a good movie director can make the topic a good film. People would like to pay money for the theater ticket.Make sure that you know every aspect of the making process, not only the directing techniques. Making a movie is the team work, and a good movie director knows about everything during the filmmaking process, including camera work, acting and editing.
There is no doubt that every movie director loves movies and he or she must watch a plenty of worldwide movies. If you want to direct a film, you firstly should watch many movies, especially those famous ones. And you can learn something from the masters, such as pioneers like Alfred Hitchcock. There are different film types, and you should watch as many as possible. Then, you can get a bigger horizon and shoot a good piece of film. When you watch films, you should watch it from different aspects, which are very different from movie audience. The finished movie is your teacher, and you should listen to it, watch it and learn things from it. Certainly, watch film is the first step to become a movie director, and you have to learn more to become a good director.