December 16, 2015 at 9:05AM
J.J. Abrams: His Secrets on Directing & Visual Storytelling
I’ve been a fan of J.J. Abrams since back in the days of Alias. As a director he always had a very unique style and voice. When I saw the Star Trek reboot a few years ago I was blown away.
I know a lot of the Trekkies didn’t like the film but I’m a HUGE fan of what he did with the material and mythos. He wasn’t even a fan of Star Trek and he made a kick ass film.
“Looking back on my childhood, I have a list of things that are massively important to me. Without question, Star Wars was on the list, and Star Trek was not.”
Then George Lucas sells the rights to Star Wars to Disney and all of us Star Wars geeks rejoiced. We are finally going to get a new Star Wars film but who will direct. Enter J.J. Abrams! I couldn’t be more excited!
I know, Star Wars with lens flares here we come. J.J. Abrams promises no lens flares so don’t worry.
Check out the videos breaking down his directorial style: https://www.indiefilmhustle.com/jj-abrams/