Filmmaker David Fincher created his own social network this week by conducting a surprise masterclass for 450 quarantined film students attending the National Film and Television School in Great Britain.
The director of Se7en, Fight Club, and The Social Network conducted the online masterclass via Zoom, a web conferencing technology, according to the school’s director, John Wardle.
“It’s been a tough week so we wanted to do something to lift the spirits of @NFTSFilmTV students,” Wardle tweeted.
everything is terrible but at least we got to hangout on zoom with the one and only david fincher today!
Fincher is reportedly completing his latest feature movie, Mank, about Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz during his work on Citizen Kane.
A Masterclass with the one and only directing legend David Fincher has 100% lifted the spirits of @NFTSFilmTV students! A huge thank you to David for being so generous with his time and knowledge today 🙌 https://t.co/E7QxKRlASC
— National Film and Television School (@NFTSFilmTV) March 24, 2020
Every afternoon should be spent hanging out with David Fincher pic.twitter.com/9IxaABGqIh
— Elle Haywood (@ellekhaywood) March 25, 2020