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Chris Doyle on learning from mistakes

By ACMI, 2010 1:19 minutes

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For Christopher Doyle, mistakes, life experience and learning through trial and error are all key parts of what makes someone an artist.

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Discussion Points

Doyle made his first film as a complete amateur and was intrigued by the difference between what he could see and what he filmed.

  • What are some of the things that need to be taken into account when filming?

Doyle says, “You can’t learn film from film; you can only learn film from life.”

  • What do you think he means by this? Do you agree?