3 Qualities That Make First Time Filmmakers Successful — Aaron Fradkin
Film Courage: I have a quote here and it reads “I selfishly like a lot of first-time directors because they over prepare, they’re super eager, and they have very little ego,” and that quote is from none other than Mark Duplass of the Duplass Brothers.
Aaron Fradkin, Writer/Director/Youtuber: I definitely agree with that as a new director you definitely have something to prove. I think it was David F. Sandberg [a.k.a. Ponysmasher on Youtube] that said prepare 200% just to get 100% results and I think especially first-time directors because they have something to prove they’re nervous, they tend to over prepare a little bit and when it comes to filmmaking that’s definitely not a bad thing…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).