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Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director a detailed look at how to turn a script into a movie. This book shows you how to create on-screen imagery from the printed word that will do your words justice. This is not a high-brow approach to film techniques but a grass roots look at basic concepts and terminology. Through both analysis and unique techniques, this book show you how to turn your ideas into a creative, solid film. Appropriate for screenwriters, aspiring directors and filmmakers, Film Directing Fundamentals helps filmmakers bring their story to life on screen.
    Table of Contents
  • Part One - Introduction
    • Chapter 1 Introduction to Film Language and Grammar
    • Chapter 2 Introduction to the Dramatic Elements Embedded in the Screenplay
    • Chapter 3 Organizing Action in a Dramatic Scene
    • Chapter 4 Staging
    • Chapter 5 Camera
    • Chapter 6 Camera in NOTORIOUS Patio Scene
    Part Two - Making Your Film
    • Chapter 7 Detective Work on Scripts
    • Chapter 8 Staging and Camera for the Piece of Apple Pie
    • Chapter 9 Marking Shooting Script with Camera Setups
    • Chapter 10 Work with Actors
    • Chapter 11 Managerial Responsibilities of the Director
    • Chapter 12 Post Production
    Part Three - Organizing Action in an Action Scene
    • Chapter 13 Staging and Camera for Over Easy Action Scene
    Part Four - Organizing Action in a Narrative Scene
    • Chapter 14 Staging and Camera for Wanda Narrative Scene
    Part Five - Learning the Craft Through Film Analysis
    • Chapter 15 Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious
    • Chapter 16 Peter Weir's The Truman Show
    • Chapter 17 Federico Fellini's 8 1/2
    • Chapter 18 Styles and Dramatic Structures
    • Chapter 19 What's Next?
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Focal Press 9780240809403 Specs

Subject Advanced Videography
Author Nicholas Proferes
Edition Third
Format Paperback
Pages 336
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 9780240809403
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published July 2008
Package Weight 1.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.5 x 7.5 x 1.0"


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