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It’s not every day that you get career-saving advice from those who’ve made it, let alone if you’re just starting out. Luckily for an aspiring filmmaker, he was advised by christopher mcquarriethe director of the Mission Impossible movies and screenwriter Top Gun: Maverick.
Andrew Huff sent McQuarrie a public message on Twitter, asking for directing advice before working on his first feature film. McQuarrie responded to the young filmmaker, telling them to take care of themselves physically, keep an open mind and be themselves. Such an easy and simple tip, especially for those who are outward looking.
Huff expressed his gratitude to McQuarrie and said his advice is helpful, especially since one of the film’s locations is in the woods.
People who saw McQuarrie’s advice agreed with his advice, with some saying that one of it became something of an industry standard. People pointed out that they saw crew members wearing comfortable shoes while on set. Meanwhile, one user shared alternatives to using a director’s chair if it’s not available.
Fans appreciated McQuarrie for passing on helpful advice to newcomers to the field. People wished Huff luck on Twitter after the famed director answered Huff’s online question.
McQuarrie began his film career in 1993, but it wasn’t until 1995 that he received multiple screenplay awards for The usual suspects.
Later he would work on bigger projects, like the one in 2017. The Mummy, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and FalloutY Top Gun: Maverick. McQuarrie has already been confirmed to be working on the upcoming two-part film, Mission: Impossible – Time Out, which is scheduled to be released in 2023 and 2024.