Filmmaker Series

The Filmmaker Series: Directing


Bigfoot Entertainment, Inc. and The International Academy of Film and Television presents The Filmmaker Series DVD Collection, featuring essential instructions on Screenwriting, Directing and Cinematography, offered in an entertaining, fast-moving, and vibrant style. Shot in dynamic studio and island settings, this 3-episode insider series offers a modular approach to learning and absorbing the most vital elements of filmmaking.

If you’re an aspiring movie maker, but don't know where to start, The Filmmaker Series is indispensable, and it’s made for you.

If you’ve already gotten your feet wet, but would like to get a new slant on some of the problems you’ve faced, then going back to basics is always a good eye-opener.

Either way, you’ll find a wealth of inspiration in these DVDs.

Directing with Frederick Bailey

Directing 101 is a required course for any film student, no matter what your ultimate goal is. A movie director’s responsibility is to take the words in a script and turn them into compelling images on the screen. The writer provides the skeleton, but it’s the director who puts flesh on the bones and brings the story to vivid emotional life. You’re the one who guides the actors and crew into the realization of your creative

Hosted by Frederick Bailey (Mentor, International Academy of Film and Television), The Filmmaker Series: Directing offers you the key fundamentals of directing--from an intimate understanding of The Line and precision shot coverage, through illuminating the theme of the story, to working closely with the actors and crew. Bailey touches on the careers and working methods of some of the great directors in the industry, such as Akira Kurosawa, Wim Wenders, Alfred Hitchcock, and Sergei Eisenstein.


Student Actors:

Monica Villavicencio
Michelle Sudarsono
Adam Linkenhelt

Les Wolf (Lt. Smith)
James Sieczka
(Det. Jones)
Jill Watt
Ariel Chavez
(Security Guard)
Grean Villacarlos


Writer/director/host:Frederick Bailey
Executive Producer: Michael Gleissner
Producer: Kacy Andrews
Director of Photography: Erick Crespo
Editor:Kris Villarino


  • Genre: Education,
  • Studios: Bigfoot Entertainment Inc.
  • Color/B&W: Color
  • Film Rating: NR
  • Status: Post-Production
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