Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Gavin Hood on directing Tsotsi

In this video titled Gavin Hood on Tsotsi, Tsotsi director Gavin Hood explains his directing tecniques when working with actors.

He also discusses the visual style and the framing of shots in Tsotsi. His shots were very composed and stylized and he explains why he chose this over the hand held style of that other famous ghetto movie - City of Gods. Gavin reveals that besides being trained as an actor, he has an interest in stills photography.


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