Simone Bartesaghi is an Italian award-winning filmmaker who has been recognized by the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and AMPTP (Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producer) as a foreigner "of Extraordinary Ability in Directing”.
At the age of 24 Simone received his Master’s Degree in Economics at the University of Pisa, Italy. Three years later he established a successful Consulting Company specializing in Corporate Organization and Planning. In 2004 he gave up his thriving career to pursue his childhood dream.
Simone Bartesaghi is now an accomplished filmmakers with several prizes as Screenwriter and Director (the latest being the Best Screenwriter Award at the MIFF 2013 and Best Director to Watch at the 3DFF 2013 for his 3D Action Thriller “RUN”). His accomplishments have been also recognized by the school he graduated from in 2005 and for which he is now an Instructor and by the prestigious Santa Monica College for which he is professor in Directing.
Good comprehensive overview of film-making process from start to finish w/ very specific examples and discussion. Note: No in-class hands-on with cameras, lights, etc