Applied Media: Directing

  • Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics book cover

    Directing

    Film Techniques and Aesthetics, 6th Edition

    By Michael Rabiger, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier

    Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics is a comprehensive exploration into the art and craft of directing for film and television. It’s filled with practical advice, essential technical information, and inspiring case studies for every stage of production. This book covers the methods,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Staging Sex: Best Practices, Tools, and Techniques for Theatrical Intimacy book cover

    Staging Sex

    Best Practices, Tools, and Techniques for Theatrical Intimacy, 1st Edition

    By Chelsea Pace

    Staging Sex lays out a comprehensive, practical solution for staging intimacy, nudity, and sexual violence. This book takes theatre practitioners step-by-step through the best practices, tools, and techniques for crafting effective theatrical intimacy. After an overview of the challenges…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Color Grading 101: Getting Started Color Grading for Editors, Cinematographers, Directors, and Aspiring Colorists book cover

    Color Grading 101

    Getting Started Color Grading for Editors, Cinematographers, Directors, and Aspiring Colorists, 1st Edition

    By Charles Haine

    Written both for students and working professionals, this book walks readers step-by-step through the foundations of color grading for projects of any size, from music videos and commercials to full-length features. In this clear, practical, and software-agnostic guide, author Charles Haine…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Becoming an Actor’s Director: Directing Actors for Film and Television book cover

    Becoming an Actor’s Director

    Directing Actors for Film and Television, 1st Edition

    By Regge Life

    The collaboration of director and actor is the cornerstone of narrative filmmaking. This book provides the director with a concrete step-by-step guide to preparation that connects the fundamentals of film-script analysis with the actor’s process of preparation. This book starts with how to identify…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Running the Show: The Essential Guide to Being a First Assistant Director book cover

    Running the Show

    The Essential Guide to Being a First Assistant Director, 2nd Edition

    By Liz Gill

    Whether it's a crew of two hundred shooting a cast of thousands on horseback, or a crew of twelve filming one person in a room, each and every successful movie production requires a strong First Assistant Director (AD) at its helm. In this new and updated edition, veteran First AD Liz Gill walks…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Business and Entrepreneurship for Filmmakers: Making a Living as a Creative Artist in the Film Industry book cover

    Business and Entrepreneurship for Filmmakers

    Making a Living as a Creative Artist in the Film Industry, 1st Edition

    By Charles Haine

    This practical guide teaches readers the skills and business acumen required to build a career in the film industry from the ground up. While countless books and classes teach newcomers the creative aspects of the film industry, many fail to properly prepare readers for the reality of how to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers: Developing a Marketing Mindset from Concept to Release book cover

    The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers: Developing a Marketing Mindset from Concept to Release

    1st Edition

    By Russell Schwartz, Katherine MacDonald

    Written for working and aspiring filmmakers, directors, producers and screenwriters, The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers walks through every stage of the marketing process - from concept to post-production - and illustrates how creative decisions at each stage will impact the marketability of a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Visual Character Development in Film and Television: Your Character is Your Canvas book cover

    Visual Character Development in Film and Television

    Your Character is Your Canvas, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hanly, Elisabeth Rowney

    This book takes a unique look at visual character development in motion pictures and television by using famous works of art combined with modern works of film and television to demonstrate how to weave a visual tale. In a single shot or scene, what should we reveal about a character? What should…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • The Art and Craft of TV Directing: Conversations with Episodic Television Directors book cover

    The Art and Craft of TV Directing

    Conversations with Episodic Television Directors, 1st Edition

    By Jim Hemphill

    The Art and Craft of TV Directing offers a broad and in-depth view of the craft of TV Directing in the form of detailed interviews with dozens of the industry’s most accomplished episodic television directors.Author Jim Hemphill provides students with essential information on the complexities of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • The Collaborative Director: A Department-by-Department Guide to Filmmaking book cover

    The Collaborative Director

    A Department-by-Department Guide to Filmmaking, 1st Edition

    By Greg Takoudes

    The Collaborative Director: A Department-by-Department Guide to Filmmaking explores the directorial process in a way that allows the director to gather the best ideas from the departments that make up a film crew, while making sure that it is the director’s vision being shown on screen. It goes…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Video Field Production and Editing book cover

    Video Field Production and Editing

    8th Edition

    By Ronald J. Compesi

    In the eighth, revised edition of this book, Ronald J. Compesi offers a comprehensive and in-depth introduction to the  aesthetics of small-scale, single-camera video production in field environments, from planning through postproduction, in a range of different programming formats. Written in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Secrets of Screen Directing: The Tricks of the Trade book cover

    Secrets of Screen Directing

    The Tricks of the Trade, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Tucker

    Secrets of Screen Directing: The Tricks of the Trade is a practical guide which bridges the gap between classroom learning and the realities of being on a set. Author Patrick Tucker uses insights and techniques gained from over 40 years of directing both screen and stage to open up the craft of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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