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by Michael Rabiger

Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics is a comprehensive manual that has inspired tens of thousands of readers worldwide to realize their artistic vision and produce well-constructed films. Filled with practical advice on every stage of production, this is the book you will return to throughout your career. Directing covers the methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use throughout the fascinating process of making a film. It emphasizes low-cost digital technology, which allows cutting-edge creativity and professionalism on shoestring budgets. And, recognizing that you learn best by doing, the book includes dozens of practical hands-on projects and activities to help you master technical and conceptual skills.Just as important as surmounting technological hurdles is the conceptual and authorial side of filmmaking. This book provides an unusually clear view of the artistic process, particularly in working with actors. It offers eminently practical tools and exercises to help you develop credible and compelling stories with your cast, hone your narrative skills, and develop your artistic identity. This book shows you how to surpass mere technical proficiency and become a storyteller with a distinctive voice and style.This edition has been streamlined and thoroughly revised for greater ease of use. Other updates include:* current information on digital technology* an expanded section on directing actors that cross-references thirty exercises* new questionnaires to help you pinpoint a film's aesthetic needs and assess where your vocational strengths lie; and much more. The companion web site includes teaching notes, checklists, and useful forms and questionnaires: * Comprehensive manual on the creative, technical, and interpersonal aspects of directing * Includes dozens of practical exercises and projects to help you improve your work and gauge your progress* Realistic advice and encouragement from a highly regarded filmmaker, mentor, and teacher
Download Directing, Fourth Edition: Film Techniques and Aesthetics epub
ISBN: 0240808827
ISBN13: 978-0240808826
Category: Humor
Subcategory: Movies
Author: Michael Rabiger
Language: English
Publisher: Focal Press; 4 edition (September 14, 2007)
Pages: 548 pages
ePUB size: 1387 kb
FB2 size: 1607 kb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 951
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I really want to get this read, but it hurts too much to hold it right now. I really want to read it to know more, but so far it's sitting above me on the shelf because I wish so much to hold and read it. My preference for the book is because I highlight and write notes. In PDF form I can do the same, but in printing with black and white my colors all fade to black and grey. And with plans to produce and work being executive director, I desire that others read my notes as well as the book.
I had to read this text in a graduate class I took last year, and before I got it, I dreaded the thought of reading it--now I find it indispensible. It is a pragmatic guide to directing. It helps you focus on each aspect of directing--and while not "fine tuned" on each topic--as volumes can cover each topic--it tells you what you need to know. If you are thinking about becoming a director or you are a director, I feel you will find the text valuable.
This is a directing class in a book. Is it the only book on directing you will ever need? It's pretty close to it. It has some great exercises that should be done, don't skip a single one. If you want to be a director or already are, this is a book that will always serve you. You can read it for the first film you do and read it for the 50th film you do and it will take your skill to the next level. Great resource at any level.
Great book!
DIRECTING (4th Ed.), by Michael Rabiger, is a comprehensive learning tool. The content is analytical. This book will challenge you to apply yourself. I've read it through once, and every time I open it, it is consistently capable of teaching me something critical. Filled with exercises, charts, and adequate examples, this book is sensible; warmly accepting any ambitious Writer/Director out there.
Though this is a text book, it's filled with a lot of great information. It's technical, but it also gets into the mindset and emotional state of being a director. I highly recommend it.
This a must read for anyone at any level who has an interest in pursuing the thought of being a film Director..
My son ordered this because he is interested in pursuing a career as a film director. He is finding the information very interesting and challenging.