9780240809403

Film Directing Fundamentals

  • ISBN 13:

    9780240809403

  • ISBN 10:

    0240809408

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 07/03/2008
  • Publisher: FOCAL PRESS

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Summary

Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on the screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, this book provides clear-cut ways to translate a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, the reader is led through specific techniques to analyze and translate its components into a visual story. A sample screenplay is included that explicates the techniques. The book assumes no knowledge and thus introduces basic concepts and terminology. Appropriate for screenwriters, aspiring directors and filmmakers, Film Directing Fundamentals helps filmmakers bring their story to life on screen. * Unique, focused approach to film directing that shows how to use the screenplay as a blueprint for rendering the script to the screen * Features new sections on "Organizing Action in an Action Scene", and "Organizing Action in a Narrative Scene", to complement the first two edition's emphasis on Dramatic Scenes * Written by an author with 25+ years experience teaching directing and who has worked extensively in the film industry as a director, cameraman, editor, and producer in both documentary and dramatic/narrative films

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