Everything you need to understand or teach Rebel Without a Crew by Robert Rodríguez.
Rebel Without a Crew tells the story of how Robert Rodriguez wrote and directed the movie El Mariachi, which is now considered a Hollywood classic, when he was only 23 years old and had a limited budget of $7,000. This is an excerpt from the filmmaker's diary, so the story is told in the first person and gives a detailed and almost daily account of what Rodriguez has to go through to achieve his dream of making a feature film.
Rodriguez is from a large, Texas-based family with Latino origins. His fascination with movies and filmmaking starts when he is a just child. He is a patient child who uses his siblings as actors in his home movies, and as years go by he perfects his editing techniques, thanks to the family's two VCRs. All these years of practicing his craft using only elementary equipment pay off because he becomes...
Rebel Without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker with $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player Lesson Plans contain 139 pages of teaching material, including: