Filmmaking: Directing

  • On Screen Directing book cover

    On Screen Directing

    By Edward Dmytryk

    With On Screen Directing, renowned filmmaker Edward Dmytryk distills a lifetime of experience as a director into a dozen short essays on the craft of directing, spanning every stage of the filmmaking process, from screenwriting, preproduction and casting to set design, postproduction, and promotion…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • A Best Practice Guide to Sex and Storytelling: Filming Scenes with Sex and Nudity book cover

    A Best Practice Guide to Sex and Storytelling

    Filming Scenes with Sex and Nudity

    By John Bucher

    A great deal of storytelling in film and television involves narratives that include sexual situations and nudity. The increased amount of on-line and streaming content outlets has in turn increased the number of narratives that involve these once-taboo subjects. Often, even though directors and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre book cover

    Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Lenore DeKoven

    The second edition of this elegant and accessible primer offers a helpful reference and resource for directing actors in film, television, and theatre, useful to both directors and actors alike. Combining underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft, Lenore…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap: A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution book cover

    The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap

    A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution

    By Maxine Trump

    The Documentary Filmmaker’s Roadmap is a concise and practical guide to making a feature-length documentary film—from funding to production to distribution, exhibition and marketing. Using her award-winning film Musicwood—a New York Times Critics’ Pick—as a case study, director Maxine Trump guides…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Video Production: Studio, Field, and Beyond book cover

    Introduction to Video Production

    Studio, Field, and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Ronald J. Compesi, Jaime S. Gomez

    Written in a clear, non-technical manner, Introduction to Video Production focuses on the fundamental principles and aesthetics of video production and the technologies used in both studio and field environments. Ronald J. Compesi and Jaime S. Gomez cover each aspect of the process step by step,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

  • Virtual Reality Filmmaking: Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers book cover

    Virtual Reality Filmmaking

    Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers

    By Celine Tricart

    Virtual Reality Filmmaking presents a comprehensive guide to the use of virtual reality in filmmaking, including narrative, documentary, live event production, and more. Written by Celine Tricart, a filmmaker and an expert in new technologies, the book provides a hands-on guide to creative…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques book cover

    Video Production

    Disciplines and Techniques, 12th Edition

    By Jim Foust, Edward J Fink, Lynne Gross

    The revised twelfth edition of Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques introduces readers to the operations underlying video production. It provides thorough coverage of the theory and techniques readers need to know, balancing complexity with practical how-to information about detailed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Hollywood Drive: What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry book cover

    Hollywood Drive

    What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Light Honthaner

    Hollywood Drive: What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry is the essential guide to starting and succeeding at a career in film and TV. The completely updated second edition features new interviews with industry professionals, information about the changing…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors book cover

    Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors

    By Dave Kost

    Book of Sides II: Original, Two-Page Scenes for Actors and Directors is the second book in the Book of Sides series by Dave Kost, featuring original, two-page, two-character scenes for use in acting, directing, and auditioning classes. While shorter than the traditional three-to-six-page scenes…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Film Directing Fundamentals: See Your Film Before Shooting book cover

    Film Directing Fundamentals

    See Your Film Before Shooting, 4th Edition

    By Nicholas T. Proferes

    Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on-screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, Nicholas Proferes provides clear-cut ways to translate a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Storytelling for Virtual Reality: Methods and Principles for Crafting Immersive Narratives book cover

    Storytelling for Virtual Reality

    Methods and Principles for Crafting Immersive Narratives

    By John Bucher

    Storytelling for Virtual Reality serves as a bridge between students of new media and professionals working between the emerging world of VR technology and the art form of classical storytelling. Rather than examining purely the technical, the text focuses on the narrative and how stories can…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Grammar of the Shot book cover

    Grammar of the Shot

    4th Edition

    By Christopher J. Bowen

    The newly-revised and updated fourth edition of Grammar of the Shot teaches readers the principles behind successful visual communication in motion media through shot composition, screen direction, depth cues, lighting, camera movement, and shooting for editing. Many general practices are suggested…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

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