Performing Arts

Directing

Author: Michael Rabiger

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 517

View: 365

This comprehensive manual has inspired tens of thousands of readers worldwide to realize their artistic vision and produce well-constructed films. Filled with practical advice on every stage of production, this is the book you will return to throughout your career. Directing covers the methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use throughout the fascinating process of making a film. It emphasizes low-cost digital technology, which allows cutting-edge creativity and professionalism on shoestring budgets. And, recognizing that you learn best by doing, the book includes dozens of practical hands-on projects and activities to help you master technical and conceptual skills. Just as important as surmounting technological hurdles is the conceptual and authorial side of filmmaking. This book provides an unusually clear view of the artistic process, particularly in working with actors. It offers eminently practical tools and exercises to help you develop credible and compelling stories with your cast, hone your narrative skills, and develop your artistic identity. This book shows you how to surpass mere technical proficiency and become a storyteller with a distinctive voice and style. The companion web site includes teaching notes, hands-on exercises, checklists, and useful forms and questionnaires. * Updated and revised edition of the bestselling, most comprehensive guide to the technical and creative aspects of film directing: a complete education in a book * Loaded with practical exercises and immersive projects, with a companion website featuring teaching notes, hands-on exercises, checklists, and useful forms and questionnaires * Expanded sections on pre-production, lenses, the emotional and tonal implications of shot size, composition, perspective, visual and sound proximity, and screencraft--the core of the director's art * Completely updated and expanded film examples and references, including classics, recent indie films, and foreign films
Performing Arts

On Directing

Author: Harold Clurman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 308

View: 217

The celebrated director discusses the techniques of his craft and presents his own directing notes for ten major productions
Performing Arts

Directing

Author: Virginia Wright Wexman

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 220

View: 612

When a film is acclaimed, the director usually gets the lion’s share of the credit. Yet the movie director’s job—especially the collaborations and compromises it involves—remains little understood. The latest volume in the Behind the Silver Screen series, this collection provides the first comprehensive overview of how directing, as both an art and profession, has evolved in tandem with changing film industry practices. Each chapter is written by an expert on a different period of Hollywood, from the silent film era to today’s digital filmmaking, providing in-depth examinations of key trends like the emergence of independent production after World War II and the rise of auteurism in the 1970s. Challenging the myth of the lone director, these studies demonstrate how directors work with a multitude of other talented creative professionals, including actors, writers, producers, editors, and cinematographers. Directing examines a diverse range of classic and contemporary directors, including Orson Welles, Tim Burton, Cecil B. DeMille, Steven Soderbergh, Spike Lee, and Ida Lupino, offering a rich composite picture of how they have negotiated industry constraints, utilized new technologies, and harnessed the creative contributions of their many collaborators throughout a century of Hollywood filmmaking.
Performing Arts

Film Directing Shot by Shot

Author: Steven Douglas Katz

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 366

View: 309

An instant classic since its debut in 1991, Film Directing: Shot By Shot and its famous blue cover is one of the most well-known books on directing in the business, and is a favorite of professional directors as an on-set quick reference guide.
Motion pictures

Directing

Author: Michael Rabiger

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 543

View: 844

Very Good,No Highlights or Markup,all pages are intact.
Performing Arts

Directing Plays

Author: Don Taylor

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 201

View: 381

Every aspect of producing a play is covered in this book, from selecting the play, preparations, working with designers and rehearsing with actors to opening night and the run.
Drama

Ms-Directing Shakespeare

Author: Elizabeth Schafer

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN:

Category: Drama

Page: 277

View: 607

"First published in Great Britain by the Women's Press Ltd., 1998"--Title page verso.
Literary Criticism

Directing Beckett

Author: Lois Oppenheim

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

View: 218

Interviews with and essays by twenty-two prominent directors of Samuel Beckett's work.
Performing Arts

Directing and Producing for Television

Author: Ivan Cury

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 257

View: 635

Directing and Producing for Television provides you with the tools you'll need to direct and produce effectively in a variety of settings. Based on his years of experience in the industry and teaching the subject, Cury illustrates fundamental principles with engaging anecdotes that teach by example. Ideal for students in television production courses as well as industry professionals, Directing and Producing for Television addresses critical production techniques for various formats including panel programs, demonstration, scripted, music, commercials, PSAs, news, documentaries, remote broadcasting, and sports. Each chapter concludes with a valuable review section summarizing key points. Written with both the director and producer in mind, but particularly relevant for the television director, Directing and Producing for Television gives a comprehensive overview of the facility (studio, control room, and/or support areas) and provides who's who information covering the various jobs and personnel involved in television programs. New to the third edition: * Key updates on digital cameras and editing technologies. * A chapter on remote broadcasting highlights important considerations when producing sporting events. * International glossary containing who's who and what's what information applicable to the US and UK make this the ultimate guide for any television format.
Art

Directing the Story

Author: Francis Glebas

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 360

View: 906

Francis Glebas, a top Disney storyboard artist, shows how to reach the ultimate goal of animation and moviemaking by showing how to provide audiences with an emotionally satisfying experience. Directing the Story offers a structural approach to clearly and dramatically presenting visual stories. With Francis' help you'll discover the professional storytelling techniques which have swept away generations of movie goers and kept them coming back for more. You'll also learn to spot potential problems before they cost you time or money and offers creative solutions to solve them. Best of all, it practices what it preaches, using a graphic novel format to demonstrate the professional visual storytelling techniques you need to know.