In a no-nonsense, intensive film directing career weekend masterclass, director Simon Hunter charts the path you need to take from a nobody to a working film director. Starting with shooting your first short films, Simon guides you through the process of writing, producing and directing your first feature film, from storyboard to script, camera placement to editing, festivals to agents.
What is so special about this film directing course?
Simon Hunter is a filmmaker who can teach. He has directed three features that have had theatrical release, including Edie, which premiered at Raindance 2017 and received a wide UK release in May 2018. He has directed over 150 commercials. There simply aren’t any other film directing courses presented by a filmmaker with this level of current experience. Simon’s latest film, EDIE starring the iconic British actress Sheila Hancock has enjoyed a five + week theatrical release. Rarely does one get a chance to learn from someone who has a movie that has received such acclaim. In addition to the creative side of directing, few are better to explain the commercial side as well. Don’t miss this chance to study with a master.
About the tutor
Simon Hunter has directed over fifty tv commercials and three feature films. His directing debut was the horror movie LIGHTHOUSE in the year 2000 and he went on to direct the visual effects-laden sci-fi movie THE MUTANT CHRONICLES in 2008. Simon’s first feature, Lighthouse, was released theatrically in 2002. Simon subsequently became a much sort after commercials director before returning to features with Edward R Pressman’s Mutant Chronicles in the Summer of 2006.