Essay on Do Filmmakers Have Responsibilities?
11 November 27, 2012
Almost every American has been to see a movie at the theatres. We grab a bag of popcorn, candy, and a soda and head into the theatre to find good seats. As we sit into those comfy theatre chairs we start to sink into our movie watcher mode. Soaking up every action, line, joke, sad moment and every movement till the very end. We then leave while the credits are still rolling and then get into our cars and head home. We have covered our responsibilities as a viewer, but what responsibility does the filmmaker hold or needs to accomplish? Did I laugh? Was I surprised when I was supposed to be? Was the plot very clear? Did I get the overall message of the movie? These …show more content…
All in all I feel that the filmmaker has responsibilities. If the viewer has responsibilities of enjoying the movie I feel that the filmmaker must have some also. As far as what are their responsibilities, there is no definite answer or set of criteria that the filmmaker must cover but there are some common understandings that the filmmaker has to check off his list before making a