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Ten Minute Film School: Big Movies Made Cheap (2004)

Video  |   |  Documentary, Short  |  3 February 2004 (USA)
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Using his film Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002), Robert Rodriguez demonstrates how to cheaply create expensive-looking special effects.

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10 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Robert Rodriguiz is one director who is not afraid to share his film-making secrets with all of us other aspiring filmmakers who haven't made it to the big time...yet. He is very interested in helping filmmakers tap into their inner creative resources by being original and not having to throw big cash into the equation to solve simple problems. I have learned so much from this great and talented director. Thanks to Robert, I am now a filmmaker myself. I have finished my first feature film "The Mind's Eye," and I am in pre-production on my next feature "Wide Open." Roberts book "Rebel Without A Crew" is also an invaluable source for beginning filmmakers that goes along great with all of the 10 Minute Film Schools that can be found on all of Roberts films. He is the only director that I have seen do this and to me, that makes him the filmmakers best friend,

The Ten Minute Film Schools are invaluable learning tools. Oh, and the Puerco Pibil is incredible. I make it on a regular basis now.


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