My Advice To Incoming Freshmen At NYU Film School by Gabrielle Demeestere via www.FilmCourage.com.  More videos at:  http://www.youtube.com/user/filmcourage

My Advice To Incoming Freshmen At NYU Film School by Gabrielle Demeestere via www.FilmCourage.com. More videos at: http://www.youtube.com/user/filmcourage

The director’s unlikely journey from a Texas border town to NYU film school, to working as an assistant to Nora Ephron and Martin Scorsese, pays off with Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

The director’s unlikely journey from a Texas border town to NYU film school, to working as an assistant to Nora Ephron and Martin Scorsese, pays off with Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

Apart from making films, Spike Lee has been a professor at NYU graduate film school for the last 15 years. He says that on the first day of class he hands out a list – his list of what he considers the greatest films ever made — films that are must-sees if you want to become a filmmaker.

Essential Films for Filmmakers: Spike Lee Shares the List He Hands out on the First Day of Class

Apart from making films, Spike Lee has been a professor at NYU graduate film school for the last 15 years. He says that on the first day of class he hands out a list – his list of what he considers the greatest films ever made — films that are must-sees if you want to become a filmmaker.

New York Film Academy takes a look at gender inequality in film... Worth it IMO for Sarah Polley's mention

Gender Inequality In Film Is Still Disheartening

New York Film Academy takes a look at gender inequality in film... Worth it IMO for Sarah Polley's mention

Having Spike Lee in your corner can really help a fledgling film director. At 27 years old, Dee Rees enrolled at NYU's film school where she met the Oscar-winning director and interned on his films. In that time she wrote the short Pariah, which eventually became a feature film in 2011. The film was a critical hit, garnering a fresh 94% on Rotten Tomatoes.  Next on the young director's plate is an HBO biopic about Bessie Smith, starring Queen Latifah.

7 black female directors earning incredible Hollywood reviews

Having Spike Lee in your corner can really help a fledgling film director. At 27 years old, Dee Rees enrolled at NYU's film school where she met the Oscar-winning director and interned on his films. In that time she wrote the short Pariah, which eventually became a feature film in 2011. The film was a critical hit, garnering a fresh 94% on Rotten Tomatoes. Next on the young director's plate is an HBO biopic about Bessie Smith, starring Queen Latifah.

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Before winning an Academy Award for Best Director, Ang Lee could've won "World's Greatest Dad" for his role as a stay-at-home dad.  After graduat-g from NYU film school with an MFA in Film Production, Lee stayed home "cook-g, pick-g up [the] kids from school, and doing housework” while his molecular biologist wife worked.  Lee nearly became a computer engineer. But with support from his wife to keep at it, he got his big break at 38, direct-g his first movie "Pushing Hands"

12 Actors Who Got Their Big Break Later In Life

Before winning an Academy Award for Best Director, Ang Lee could've won "World's Greatest Dad" for his role as a stay-at-home dad. After graduat-g from NYU film school with an MFA in Film Production, Lee stayed home "cook-g, pick-g up [the] kids from school, and doing housework” while his molecular biologist wife worked. Lee nearly became a computer engineer. But with support from his wife to keep at it, he got his big break at 38, direct-g his first movie "Pushing Hands"

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