Filmmaking: Directing

  • 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 film…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • 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 – 2019-08-13 
    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 – 2019-05-01 
    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

  • Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos book cover

    Independent Female Filmmakers

    A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Meek

    Independent Female Filmmakers collects original and previously published essays, interviews, and manifestos from some of the most defining and groundbreaking independent female filmmakers of the last 40 years. Featuring material from the seminal magazine The Independent Film and Video…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • On Screen Directing book cover

    On Screen Directing

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-06
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • On Screen Acting: An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen book cover

    On Screen Acting

    An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen, 1st Edition

    By Edward Dmytryk, Jean Porter Dmytryk

    With On Screen Acting, director Edward Dmytryk and actress Jean Porter Dmytryk offer a lively dialogue between director and actress about the principles and practice of screen acting for film and television. Informal and anecdotal in style, the book spans auditioning, casting, rehearsal, and on-set…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

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

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

    Foreword by Ang Lee, 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 directors, actors, and writers. Combining underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft, Lenore DeKoven…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-16
    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

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