πŸ“’ Author : Steven Douglas Katz
πŸ“’ Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
πŸ“’ Release Date : 1991
πŸ“’ Pages : 366
πŸ“’ ISBN : 0941188108
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : 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.


πŸ“’ Author : Nicholas Proferes
πŸ“’ Publisher : CRC Press
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-08-06
πŸ“’ Pages : 336
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781136069420
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on the screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, this book provides clear-cut ways to translate a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, the reader is led through specific techniques to analyze and translate its components into a visual story. A sample screenplay is included that explicates the techniques. The book assumes no knowledge and thus introduces basic concepts and terminology. Appropriate for screenwriters, aspiring directors and filmmakers, Film Directing Fundamentals helps filmmakers bring their story to life on screen.


πŸ“’ Author : Nicholas T. Proferes
πŸ“’ Publisher : Taylor & Francis
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2005
πŸ“’ Pages : 277
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780240805627
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : Unique among directing books, Film Directing Fundamentals provides a clear-cut methodology for translating a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, Proferes leads the reader through specific techniques to analyze and translate its components into a visual story. A sample screenplay is included that explicates the techniques. The book assumes no knowledge and thus introduces basic concepts and terminology. * Unique, focused approach to film directing that shows how to use the screenplay as a blueprint * Clear-cut methodology for translating a script to the screen * Case studies featuring famous films


πŸ“’ Author : Robert Edgar-Hunt
πŸ“’ Publisher : AVA Publishing
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2009-12-10
πŸ“’ Pages : 184
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9782940411009
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : An inspirational guide to directing films, presented in a visually stimulating style designed to appeal to students and practitioners of the creative arts.


πŸ“’ Author : David K. Irving
πŸ“’ Publisher : McFarland
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2014-01-10
πŸ“’ Pages : 191
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780786456253
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : Current and aspiring film directors can make their job easier by studying the 10 directing fundamentals outlined in detail in this book. The first five chapters are practical in nature: a successful director must first have a screenplay, a cast, a crew, a budget, and good health. The final five address the psychology of directing, including the development of craft, command, pace, luck, and β€œchutzpah,” which the author defines as β€œboldness coupled with extreme self-confidence.” Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.


πŸ“’ Author : David K. Irving
πŸ“’ Publisher : Taylor & Francis
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-11-12
πŸ“’ Pages : 440
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781136048418
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video is the definitive book on the subject for beginning filmmakers and students. The book clearly illustrates all of the steps involved in preproduction, production, postproduction, and distribution. Its unique two-fold approach looks at filmmaking from the perspectives of both producer and director, and explains how their separate energies must combine to create a successful short film or video, from script to final product. This guide offers extensive examples from award-winning shorts and includes insightful quotes from the filmmakers themselves describing the problems they encountered and how they solved them. The companion website contains useful forms and information on grants and financing sources, distributors, film and video festivals, film schools, internet sources for short works, and professional associations.


πŸ“’ Author : Susan Zwerman
πŸ“’ Publisher : CRC Press
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2014-07-11
πŸ“’ Pages : 950
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781136136221
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Art

SYNOPSIS : Wisdom from the best and the brightest in the industry, this visual effects bible belongs on the shelf of anyone working in or aspiring to work in VFX. The book covers techniques and solutions all VFX artists/producers/supervisors need to know, from breaking down a script and initial bidding, to digital character creation and compositing of both live-action and CG elements. In-depth lessons on stereoscopic moviemaking, color management and digital intermediates are included, as well as chapters on interactive games and full animation authored by artists from EA and Dreamworks respectively. From predproduction to acquisition to postproduction, every aspect of the VFX production workflow is given prominent coverage. VFX legends such as John Knoll, Mike Fink, and John Erland provide you with invaluable insight and lessons from the set, equipping you with everything you need to know about the entire visual effects workflow. Simply a must-have book for anyone working in or wanting to work in the VFX industry.


πŸ“’ Author : Susan Zwerman
πŸ“’ Publisher : CRC Press
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-08-06
πŸ“’ Pages : 700
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781136136146
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Art

SYNOPSIS : Wisdom from the best and the brightest in the industry, this visual effects bible belongs on the shelf of anyone working in or aspiring to work in VFX. The book covers techniques and solutions all VFX artists/producers/supervisors need to know, from breaking down a script and initial bidding, to digital character creation and compositing of both live-action and CG elements. In-depth lessons on stereoscopic moviemaking, color management and digital intermediates are included, as well as chapters on interactive games and full animation authored by artists from EA and Dreamworks respectively. From predproduction to acquisition to postproduction, every aspect of the VFX production workflow is given prominent coverage. VFX legends such as John Knoll, Mike Fink, and John Erland provide you with invaluable insight and lessons from the set, equipping you with everything you need to know about the entire visual effects workflow. Simply a must-have book for anyone working in or wanting to work in the VFX industry.


πŸ“’ Author : Steven Ascher
πŸ“’ Publisher : Penguin
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-11-27
πŸ“’ Pages : 832
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781101613801
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Performing Arts

SYNOPSIS : The fourth edition of the authoritative guide to producing, directing, shooting, editing, and distributing your video or film. Widely acknowledged as the β€œbible” of video and film production, and used in courses around the world, The Filmmaker’s Handbook is now updated with the latest advances in HD and new digital formats. For students and teachers, professionals and novices, this indispensable handbook covers all aspects of movie making. β€’ Techniques for making dramatic features, documentaries, corporate, broadcast, and experimental videos and films β€’ Shooting with DSLRs, video, film, and digital cinema cameras β€’ Digital editing with the latest video editing systems β€’ In-depth coverage of lenses, lighting, sound recording, and mixing β€’ The business aspects of funding and producing your project β€’ Getting your movie shown in theaters, on TV, and on the Web


πŸ“’ Author : Francis Glebas
πŸ“’ Publisher : Taylor & Francis
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-10-12
πŸ“’ Pages : 360
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781136138690
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Art

SYNOPSIS : 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.