Hollywood Storyteller Tips

Examine one of the world's greatest storytellers, Walt Disney.


Steven Spielberg explains the key element to any genre, including Thrillers.  

Presented by AFI


Interview with 'Master of Suspense' Alfred Hitchcock on his specialty.

Presented by Eyes On Cinema


CARS Spotlight - John Lasseter talks to Peter Travers about making an inanimate object into a character.  

 Presented by Charlie Rose


Director John Lasseter talks about the heart of TOY STORY.

Presented by AFI


Steven Spielberg talks about several scenes from the film SPARTACUS, #81 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies List.

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"We stop. We stop and fix the story." ~ Steve Jobs on Pixar's successes & culture.  

Presented by All Things D


Alfred Hitchcock explains the differences between mystery and suspense at an AFI Seminar in 1970.

 Presented by AFI


In this video clip, director Steven Spielberg talks about the importance of studying films beyond the recent past, how films of the CITIZEN KANE era influenced him and his filmmaking contemporaries, and how he requires his own children to watch "the classics."

Presented by AFI