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CC Clip: Robert Redford, A Walk in The Woods

4 Responses to “CC Clip: Robert Redford, A Walk in The Woods”

  1. Νnatasa says:

    You love what you do and for this reason I’m sure that will be good work…let it to go…I wish you full success……
    Love you natasa..

  2. Yvette Lyons says:

    I would love to have heard Robert speak in more depth about how he uses art to communicate his thoughts and ideas into his films.

    Yvette Lyons, Ph.D.
    Art Therapist

  3. Judie Anderson says:

    Interesting that you should’ve thought of storyboards. As a professional illustrator (your age), I did story boards and every other means of illustration to explain the stories, editorial and educational, that were presented to me.
    Drawing is drawing… if it is within you, it never goes away. You just carried the second dimension into a 3rd and 4th. But do you always successfully carry out what is in your head? I’ve been at this for 60 years, and that blank canvas still scares the hell out of me, tho no one else knows it.

  4. Lonna Saunders says:

    Fascinating! Redford discussing how his art background helped him learn how to direct, in particular how to communicate with the cinematographer to get the shots he wanted.


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