Going all the way back before “Minority Report”, “Saving Private Ryan”, “Schindler’s List”, “Jurrasic Park” and even before “Indiana Jones”… Here is a young Spielberg in 1978 at an AFI’s seminar fresh from three major features, “The Sugarland Express” (1974), “Jaws” (1975), and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (1977).
Spielberg on collaborating with actors:
Spielberg talks about working with François Truffaut.
Spielberg talks about how a film director needs to handle different actors in different ways.
In this clip he talks about how some films can benefit from shooting in continuity.
Spielberg talks about how he approaches storyboarding.
Spielberg talks about how he admires the pre-visualization skills of animators.
Spielberg talks about the special effects for CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.
Spielberg talks about the prospect of making films that might be characterized as smaller in scope.
Spielberg talks about his contemporaries and why he would never take a respite from making movies.