Borrow and Blend: Creativity Lesson from Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is one of the most beloved directors in Hollywood. His unique style of filmmaking, breaking away with filmmaking rules makes him a favorite of many Directors.

With that said, there is a method to the madness. Quentin Tarantino understands that creativity is about combining things in new ways; and he uses his vast knowledge of the history of cinema to help him tell his stories.

Check out the video below to learn “How Quentin Tarantino steals from other movies”:

So, what’s the lesson?

Quentin Tarantino is huge fan of cinema, and has a vast trove of knowledge built up that he can use to borrow and blend from to use in scenes for his movies. You can do the same, if you’re obsessive, by building knowledge about many topics that you can then use to borrow and blend to develop new ideas for whatever challenge you encounter; this is the basis of creativity.