Focal Press Book: The Director's Idea: The Path to Great Directing (Paperback)

Focal Press Book: The Director's Idea: The Path to Great Directing (Paperback)

Focal Press Book: The Director's Idea: The Path to Great Directing (Paperback)

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Focal Press Book: The Director's Idea: The Path to Great Directing (Paperback)

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  • Author: Ken Dancyger
  • Paperback, 370 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Date Published: February 21, 2006
  • Learn to Add Depth and Layers to Films
  • Blend of Theory and Practice
  • Case Studies of Famous Directors
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Learn to improve your work by giving your films more depth, layers, and emotional impact in The Director's Idea: The Path to Great Directing, a Focal Press paperback book by Ken Dancyger. It offers a blend of theory and practice and includes real-world case studies of famous directors, all to give you immediate ways of taking your concept, vision, and craft to the next level.

Table of Contents
    Part I, What the Director Does:
  • Introduction
  • The Director's Idea
  • The Competent Director
  • The Good Director
  • The Great Director
  • Text Interpretation
  • The Camera
  • The Actor
    Part II, Case Studies:
  • Sergei Eisenstein
  • John Ford
  • George Stevens
  • Billy Wilder
  • Ernst Lucitsch
  • Elia Kazan
  • Francois Truffaut
  • Roman Polanski
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Margarethe Von Trotta
  • Lukas Moodysson
  • Catharine Breillat
  • Mary Harron
    Conclusion
    Appendix
About the Author
Ken Dancyger has written numerous books on screenwriting, editing, and production. He also conducts screenwriting forums and workshops in North America, Europe, and Asia. A past chair of Undergraduate studies in the Department of Film and Television at NYU, Mr. Dancyger is currently Professor of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts at the same university.
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Subject Directing theory and practice
Author Ken Dancyger
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Number of Pages 370
ISBN Number 9780240806815
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published February 21, 2006
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