Ron Howard Bathes In Saltwater, Offers Weirdo Directing Tips (Video)

The director’s offbeat tips help the Tribeca Film Festival announce next year’s dates

If you want to win an Oscar and have a 30+ year career in filmmaking, remember to take your daily saltwater bath.

At the behest of the Tribeca Film Festival, Oscar-winning director Ron Howard offered up a number of offbeat tips for cinema success. The digital short was released today (Aug. 6) in conjunction with the festival’s announcement of its April 15-26, 2015 dates.

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We won’t spoil them, but we do suggest learning math, buying milk in bulk and putting stones in your shoes. Oh, and develop multiple personality syndrome, if possible. His truly is a beautiful mind.