Focal Press Book: Genre Filmmaking: A Visual Guide to Shots and Style

Focal Press Book: Genre Filmmaking: A Visual Guide to Shots and Style

Focal Press Book: Genre Filmmaking: A Visual Guide to Shots and Style

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Focal Press Book: Genre Filmmaking: A Visual Guide to Shots and Style

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  • Author: Danny Draven
  • Paperback: 256 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Date Published: 2013
  • ISBN: 9780240824215
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Genre Filmmaking: A Visual Guide to Shots and Style from Focal Press by Danny Draven teaches you how to execute the visual style of your genre. This softcover book is jam-packed with full-color examples from popular movies. Danny Draven shows you the aesthetic, emotional and visual techniques of popular shots and sequences used in genre films and then explains how, when, and why to use them.

About the Author: Danny Draven is an award-winning director and producer of genre films and a member of the Producers Guild of America. He works in Hollywood and holds a B.A. degree from Emerson College where he studied film production. Draven's films have been released worldwide on home video and TV.

Format
Paperback
Overview
•Inspiration meets practicality in this highly illustrative guide to working within a specific genre

•Learn how to play with the emotions and expectations of your audience by using camera techniques such as dolly zooms and ghost reveals

•See a wide selection of major and independent film examples to inspire and inform you about visual techniques used in motion pictures

Contents
Acknowledgements
Section One: The Horror Genre
Section Two: The Comedy Genre
Section Three: The Sci-Fi Genre
Section Four: The Thriller Genre
Index
Table of Contents
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Subject Film and Video
Author Danny Draven
ISBN Number 9780240824215
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published April 2013

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