Embracing Accidents

Taught By:

Joey Scoma


Kevin Klauber talks about some famous "accidents" in movies that made film history, and why you should embrace the unexpected on set.

Lesson Plan

When an accident or mistake happens on set, your first reaction might be to immediately call "cut".

But great directors know when to recognize these unexpected bumps in the process as brilliant moments of kismet. Editor and filmmaker Kevin Klauber talks about some famous "accidents" in film that made history, and the importance of embracing the unexpected on set. In other words: just keep rolling.

Kevin is an awesome documentary editor and filmmaker. You can check out his work here.

Do you have a favorite accidental moment or scene that made it into the final film? Have you embraced any accidents while filming your own movies and shorts? Comment below!