Course Type
Short Course



This weekend film directing masterclass is presented with one of Europe’s most respected and seasoned film directors: Ate de Jong. He will be illustrating his masterclass with clips from his films such as DROP DEAD FRED, ENIGMA, DISCOVERY OF HEAVEN, HIGHWAY TO HELL, MIAMI VICE, DEADLY VIRTUES, LOVE IS THICKER THAN WATER and many more.

De Jong has directed in America, Germany, the UK and his native Holland. His projects have varied in budgets from a few thousands, to tens of millions. He’s worked with low budget crews of a few to large full-blown crews of hundreds.

This weekend masterclass examines the life of a director, as well as the craft of directing.

This class will feature direct discussion with participants and audience questions are encouraged and responded to.

Who should attend

Producers, writers and directors interested in developing their understanding of what makes a successful shoot, and what makes a successful film.

About Ate de Jong

Few filmmakers have directed more features (24) than the cult director Ate de Jong. He has worked in the UK, in Europe and America. His film’s budgets range from micro to multi-millions. He’s worked with some of the world’s top actors as well as talented newcomers.

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