In the beginning, there was the screenplay. For Writer/Directors, the creative process starts with an idea that is developed and shaped into a screenplay with no clear hand-off from writer to director since they’re the same person. For the Director, an existing screenplay is the starting point for their creative process. For the Writer/Producer/Actor, the creative process moves from writer/producer to director to actor and back again. What is the director’s creative process that pushes a project from the page to the editing suite? What tips and tricks should emerging filmmakers know as they navigate their own creative processes?