In Mira Nair's Master Class, she says her experience in documentary film helped her develop a keen eye for real life behavior. I've realized it's important to pay attention to bodily gestures if you want to differentiate the difference between genuine body language and body language that is for the camera. As a director, you want your actors to be as natural as possible. What happens on screen has to hold true emotions.
This week’s assignment was to observe how people move when they interact with one another. Since this weekend was the Coven film festival, I took the time to observe the filmmakers and other attendees.
Here's a video of my experience!