Werner Herzog: Now Accepting Film-School Applications!

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Werner Herzog is now accepting applications for his weekend-long film seminars. For $1450 plus a $25 application fee, students hand-picked by Herzog will attend a 48-hour long seminar with the director, which he says "will not teach anything technical related to film-making. For this purpose, please enroll at your local film school." Instead, the classes will teach filmmakers "a way of life."

OK. So what is in the curriculum of Herzog's Rogue Film School? It focuses on some rather ethereal goals, like how to "create illumination and ecstasy of truth." Student filmmakers will also learn how to narrate a film, which will have nothing to do with "the brainless teachings of three-act-screenplays."