Plot Comes Last When I Write A Screenplay – Elias Daughdrill

Film Courage: What is your first week like working on a new idea? If you’ve gotten this idea while you are in traffic or standing in line at the supermarket, then you’re saying to yourself Okay, I am going to invest time in this. What’s it like?

Long Beach City College Film Professor/Filmmaker, Elias Daughdrill: It’s just notes, so I am very disorganized. It’s a notebook where I am writing either lines of dialogue, ideas for a scene, something about a character…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

Bio:

ELIAS DAUGHDRILL, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – FILM LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE.

Eli Daughdrill teaches courses in both film production and film studies. He is a working filmmaker; his documentary Jonas, which details his brother’s struggles with schizophrenia, is available via Amazon. He has written and directed several short films (including Professor, Cosmetics, and Open My Eyes) and is currently in production on his feature film, Faith. Professor Daughdrill earned an MFA in Film Production from Loyola Marymount University and a BA in Cinema Studies from San Francisco State University. He lives in Long Beach with his wife and their two sons.​

 

WATCH THE DOCUMENTARY JONAS ON AMAZON:
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