Filmmaking 101: Conversation with 'Waves' Director Trey Edward Shultz

WAVES director and writer Trey Edward Shults (IT COMES AT NIGHT) is receiving a lot of acclaim for his beautifully-shot film which takes you into the lives of a black suburban family. CineMovie sat down with the director/writer to discuss his cinematic choices.

WAVES stars Sterling K. BrownKelvin Harrison Jr. ("Godfather of Harlem") Taylor Russell ("Lost in Space") and Alexa Demie (HBO's "Euphoria"). WAVES has a profound impact on the viewer with the subject matter, and the way he places the camera so that the viewer feels immersed in the character's dilemmas and feelings. We sat down with the director and writer to talk about his unique vision for this masterful piece. 

WAVES is in movie theaters November 15.

About WAVES:

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, Waves is a heartrending story about the universal capacity for compassion and growth even in the darkest of times.

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