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Attention, Aspiring Filmmakers: John Ridley, Lee Daniels and More Share Advice in Latest ‘Academy Originals’

Attention, Aspiring Filmmakers: John Ridley, Lee Daniels and More Share Advice in Latest 'Academy Originals'

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As part of the latest installment in the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ documentary web series, “Academy Originals,” the prestigious film organization got together with some of the most talented people working in the film industry and asked them to explain what it takes for someone who aspires to become a filmmaker to actually turn their dream into a reality.

The video, which you can check out at the top of this page, not only features directors John Ridley and Lee Daniels, but also a wide range of top professionals from across the industry — including, but not limited to actors Paul Dano, Terrence Howard and Melissa Leo; composer Hans Zimmer; cinematographer Sean Bobbitt; and screenwriter Peter Morgan.

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