Fuck-Up #56

“I Don’t Need Outside Feedback”

The importance of feedback: when to listen and when not to


“For I am not so enamoured of my own opinions thatI disregard what others may think of them.”5

—Nicolaus Copernicus


The Fuck-Up…

A film may be your vision, but your vision is likely to get a little clouded by the process. Thus, it is important to get outside opinions on your film. It is equally important to know when to listen to those opinions and when to disregard them.

How to Do It Right…

After you spend a long time on a movie, from the script to development, to fundraising, to casting, through pre-production, shooting and then through several edits, it is absolutely impossible to maintain almost any sort of objectivity. The mere fact ...

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