Seven lessons developers can learn from film
Filmmaking is a deeply technical, collaborative, artistic, high-stakes endeavor. The details of this mysterious craft are unknown to all but an elite few, while the benefits are enjoyed by almost everyone. Sound like a profession you know?
In this short talk, we’ll explore some stories from filmmaking’s past and present and learn from another industry’s technological transitions, collaborative patterns, and specialized roles. From synchronized sound to diva directors to dolly grips, this highly scientific art has a lot to teach us about the way we developers are changing the world.
Tim is a teacher, author, and technology leader with DataStax, where he serves as the Director of Training. He can frequently be found at speaking at conferences in the United States and all over the world. He is the co-presenter of various O’Reilly training videos on topics ranging from Git to Distributed Systems, and is the author of Gradle Beyond the Basics. He tweets as @tlberglund, blogs very occasionally at http://timberglund.com, and lives in Littleton, CO, USA with the wife of his youth and their youngest child.