A Quick Guide to Film Directing provides the reader with a concise and comprehensive overview of this creative and exciting occupation. Written in a fast-paced, easy-to-understand fashion, the book addresses such topics as what film direction is, the history of the profession, how to become a director, the creative and practical duties and challenges of a film director in the three stages of making a movie (preproduction, production, and postproduction), working with actors, working with the members of the technical crew (cinematographers, editors, production designers, etc.), the director's support team (assistant director, production manager, and so on), and the business of being a film director. It also offers a brief look at some of the greatest and most influential film directors in the history of the cinema.
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