Uploaded on Sep 26, 2011
To make it in Hollywood, you need an agent. But how do you get one? Find out Oscar-winning filmmaker Luke Matheny's path.
This National Film Society video will show you:
How to get an agent
How to become a director
Luke Matheny Bio:
Luke Matheny is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, writer and actor. His short film "God of Love" -- a comedy about a lounge-singing darts champion who receives a package of love-inducing darts -- won the 2011 Academy Award for Best-Live Action Short. The film was also winner of the gold medal at the 2010 Student Academy Awards; special jury recognition at Aspen ShortsFest; as well as first prize and the King Award for Screenwriting at the NYU First Run Film Festival. "God of Love" was Matheny's thesis at NYU's prestigious graduate film program.
Matheny has also co-written a feature-length coming-of-age comedy, "A Birder's Guide to Everything," with Sundance-award-winning director Rob Meyer. The project is currently in pre-production.
Matheny's next project is a modern update of Don Quixote entitled "Ron Quixote."
Special thanks to cinematographer Anthony Ignacio (http://www.anthonyignacio.com) for shooting this video!
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