6 Filmmaking Tips From Sam Raimi

by Peter D. Marshall

by Scott Beggs.

Bridging two worlds, Sam Raimi has done something incredibly difficult as a filmmaker. He’s proven himself as the capable creator of massive budget spectacle with heart while remaining the cult hero that early fans continue to worship.He sold out without selling out.

That in itself is a bold lesson in staying true to your own sensibilities no matter what the bottom line is, but there’s a lot more to learn from the man who grew to prominence by cutting off Bruce Campbell’s hand.

The key? You can’t just take a hand; you have to replace it with a chainsaw.

So here’s a bit of free film school (for fans and filmmakers alike) from a very snappy dresser who doesn’t mind getting covered in blood.

Read the rest of this article from Film School Rejects.

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