movie. Wrong. Directing a low budget indie or a Hollywood blockbuster both have their own challenges for a director to numerous to list. In the end you still have to be able to tell a good story using pictures. It’s never easy.
A director sits in video village all day while everyone else works. I wish that was true. A director has to be on top of everything going on during shooting. They deal with the actors, check with camera and sound to make sure there were no problems with the take, and put out a dozen other fires that pop up.
Some ideas I do buy into as a movie director.
Never let anyone give your actors direction or notes, unless they are coming directly from you. You’re the director It’s your role and your role alone to work with actors to get the performances you want. No one else should ever be allowed to work with