Listen to Richard Linklater talk about what it’s like to be a self-taught filmmaker

Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater talks about what it’s like to be a self-taught filmmaker and his long road to mainstream recognition. Linklater started out making 16mm films for over 9 years in Austin, Texas as largely experimental exercises. Listen to this great clip (via filmschoolcomments) and discover what inspired the ‘Boyhood’ director to keep plugging away at filmmaking.

By Will Harper.