Inspiring Round Up from 9 Sophomore Sundance Directors on the Challenges of Making a Second Film
"The first feature is usually more focused. The creator uploads the subject he was most anxious to express, and the budget, which is usually low, forces him to focus and set limits. In his second film, he wants to upload all the rest. All his ideas, thoughts, emotions, dreams, fantasies and perversions. It is his moment to show the world his rich and complex inner world. Make five movies in one. It is difficult to make a whole inner world accessible, and such motivation can drag you into a spin, loss of control and failure."
I've been having a hard time embarking on a second documentary feature. I compiled this round up of brilliant advice from filmmakers with new films in 2018. Hear what they had to say in the full article on No Film School.