Virtual Shadowing Recap
Film Fatales - Apr. 27, 2023

Eight emerging episodic directors were invited to participate in an in depth, online episodic directing class led by two-time Emmy award-winning television director Mary Lou Belli, whose directing credits include True Lies, Sweet Magnolias, NCIS: New Orleans, and The Ms Pat Show.

Filmmakers of all background were invited to audit the workshop by reading the script, observing the class, exploring the toolkit, and then watch the finished episode. They learned how to prep from a working TV director, explore casting, location scout, breakdown a script, do scene blocking and create a shot list. Leading to the compare your work to an actual episode that has already aired and evaluate how your choices would be an alternative option, or what you might change to make the work more "shootable."