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Director: Jonathan Newman
Brief Biography: Multi-national, multi-functional, multi-hyphenated (writer-slash-director-slash-editor), British born film maker with a penchant for crispy aromatic duck and sushi.
What's the best aspect of directing films: Being on set is the greatest thing. It’s exhausting, but I would quite happily spend every day of the year filming if I could. The other best aspect is knowing you’ve done something that people appreciate.
And the worst: The worst is getting it wrong and having regrets. Not spending enough time developing the script.
Never be on set without: A good pair of shoes and a chair.
Budget for Surprise: £500 - and a lot of favours! The true costs should have been closer to £10,000
Top tip for film making: 1) Develop the script. 2) Be a perfectionist. 3) Invite criticism. 4) Trust your instinct.
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