Focal Press Book: Film Directing Fundamentals: See Your Film Before Shooting

Focal Press Book: Film Directing Fundamentals: See Your Film Before Shooting

Focal Press Book: Film Directing Fundamentals: See Your Film Before Shooting

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  • Author: Nicholas Proferes
  • Third Edition
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Published: September 2015
  • ISBN: 9781138170346
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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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Subject Advanced Videography
Author Nicholas Proferes
Edition Third
Format Hardcover
Pages 336
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 9781138170346
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published September 2015

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