Books: Elwood Perez
I used to be insecure as a filmmaker. I had lots of doubts and fears until I read “Clint: A Retrospective” by Richard Schickel. This book on (Oscar-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood) taught me not to over-think things. That’s what he told his son (actor Scott Eastwood). You should be confident enough to stand by your artistic choices. I used to shoot one scene over and over. But Clint says the first take is usually the best. The book analyzes his ascent and depth as an actor-director. I admire him because, as a septuagenarian, he was able to become better than his younger self. Bayani San Diego Jr.
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