Over the years, I've been fortunate enough to conduct workshops in countries across the world. Regardless of where I find myself, there is one thing that they all have in common.
As soon as the workshop is done for the day, there's at least a handful of people who have a clip pulled up on their phone or laptop and are hoping to get some 1-on-1 feedback.
Making time is the easy part. The challenge is finding a new way to say the same thing over and over again. You quickly start to notice that there is a pattern in the feedback. I've long wanted to put together a list of the most common mistake we've seen from filmmakers across the globe (and we've certainly made all of these many times over as well).
Here are the top 5 mistakes we've seen from filmmakers worldwide.