As I suspected, I inadvertently omitted two more winners – Erik Anderson and YC Tom Lee.
What does it take to achieve this caliber of filmmaking: first, of course, the desire to communicate something with moving visual images; second, the know-how to translate from concept to the screen; and third, the determination that what you have to say is WORTH saying!
These things can be nearly innate, or they can be learned! In fact, in my one-on-one consulting sessions, I customize them to YOUR goals. You want to get to your result with the greatest possible ease, the fewest possible mistakes, and with the most efficient economy.