committee, taking chances that don’t always work, and keeping control of your movie. I still feel that a movie can’t get done right when you have a weak director who listens to everyone on what their movie should end up looking like. I still feel you can’t be afraid to take chances on shots that don’t end up working. I still feel you have to keep control of your movie. It’s one thing to be overly paranoid about someone hijacking your movie, but it’s equally destructive to you as a director to cave in when someone is trying to tell you how to do your job as a director.
You also don’t want to become so completely narrow minded that you can’t brainstorm with your key production personal to problem solve, work creatively with your DP to see your vision materialize, allow your talent to spread their wings from time to time in a scene, or see when you need to be open