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Film directors on directing

John Andrew Gallagher

Film directors on directing

by John Andrew Gallagher

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Production and direction.,
  • Motion picture producers and directors -- Interviews.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Andrew Gallagher.
    SeriesContributions to the study of popular culture,, no. 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.P7 G35 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2047433M
    ISBN 100313262276
    LC Control Number88024648

    Best Books for Directing Theatre. A group of 2,+ theatre directors were asked what the best books on directing are. These are the results. Though the name of the book is "On Directing Film", I would say this book is more about screenwriting than direction. This is because Mamet by profession is a writer first, being a creator of several plays, screenplays and novels and a director later with superb films such as "House of Games". I loved this book and I am going to read it again/5().

    This week, Suri Krishnamma’s multi-part review of books on practical directing continues with a report on Mike Figgis’ Digital Film-Making. In the last instalment, Suri examined Alexander Mackendrick’s On Film-Making: An introduction to the craft of the can read the report here. My favorite books about filmmaking are the ones that are very much about technique, and as it turns out some of the most technique-oriented are for department heads, rather than for the director. Given that, my favorites: * Woody Allen on Wood.

      How to Make a Film Look Book & 7 Big Reasons You Need One. Ap - Directing, Visual Storytelling. Creating a director’s look book for your film is a very important step. It will help your team be more effective and improve your storytelling. Part of knowing what you want is taking the time to deeply explore all facets of your film. The title of On Directing Film is misleading. A better title would be, For the Director Who Writes. Mamet spends a great deal of time in the book, it is structured around lectures he gave at Columbia University in , explaining how to trim a script to its core so the best, and most coherent story can be told through by:


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Independent director and screenwriter John Andrew Gallagher, interviews 21 filmmakers on the craft of motion picture directing. Francois Truffaut, the late great French director, as well as Michael Cimino, Ulu Grosbard, Dennis Hopper, Alan Parker, Susan Seidelman, Joan Micklin Silver and many others reveal behind-the-scenes anecdotes about well Film directors on directing book films and stars/5(6).

JOHN ANDREW GALLAGHER is an independent director and screenwriter in New York City. He has had articles published in Rolling Stone, Milimeter, Films in Review, Starlog, American Classic Screen, Fangoria, Cinemacabre, and The Velvet Light by:   If you don’t own this book already, you’re doing yourself a disservice.

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Katz; Let's just get this out of the way right now—Syd Field's Screenplay—some of you hate it, some of you love it. A collection of 21 interviews with well-known filmmakers, including Michael Cimino and the late Francois Truffaut, on the craft of motion picture directing.

That film’s director, Kevin Smith, serves as a kind of Greek chorus for the book, popping up every couple of chapters for entertaining conversational interludes with Pierson, whose reader. The best books on Film Directing recommended by Mat Whitecross. The young film director of Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (about the troubled but brilliant British rock star Ian Dury) talks about the books that inspire his films.

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Few realize that there’s a lot going on under the hood. It’s not for nothing that many directors wear hats and sunglasses. This is one of the first filmmaking books I read at film school and is still one of the best ever written.

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They have complete artistic control of a project. In addition to having a strong grasp of technical knowledge taught in directing classes, they must also have a personal or emotional connection to the material.