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Film directing shot by shot : visualizing from concept to screen

By: Publication details: Michael Wiese Productions Studio City, CA, 2019Description: xii, 388 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9781615932979
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 791.430233 KAT
Summary: Shot by shot is the world's go-to directing book, now newly updated for a special 25th anniversary edition! The first edition sold over 250, 000 copies, making it one of the bestselling books on film di-reflecting of all time. Aspiring directors, cinematographer, editors, and producers, many of whom are now working professionals, learned the craft of visual storytelling from shot by shot, the most complete source for preplanning the look of a movie. The book contains over 800 photos and illustrations, and is by far the most comprehensive look at shot design in print, containing storybook from movies such as citizen Kane, blade Runner, dead-pool, and moonrise kingdom. Also introduced is the concept of a, I, and L patterns as a way to simplify the hundreds of staging choices facing a director in every scene. Shot by shot uniquely blends story analysis with composition strategies, citing examples then il-lustrated with the storyboards used for the actual films. Throughout the book, various visual approach to short scenes are shown, exposing the directing processes of our most celebrated au-teurs -- including a meticulous, lavishly illustrated analysis of Steven Spielberg scene design for empire of the sun.
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Shot by shot is the world's go-to directing book, now newly updated for a special 25th anniversary edition! The first edition sold over 250, 000 copies, making it one of the bestselling books on film di-reflecting of all time. Aspiring directors, cinematographer, editors, and producers, many of whom are now working professionals, learned the craft of visual storytelling from shot by shot, the most complete source for preplanning the look of a movie. The book contains over 800 photos and illustrations, and is by far the most comprehensive look at shot design in print, containing storybook from movies such as citizen Kane, blade Runner, dead-pool, and moonrise kingdom. Also introduced is the concept of a, I, and L patterns as a way to simplify the hundreds of staging choices facing a director in every scene. Shot by shot uniquely blends story analysis with composition strategies, citing examples then il-lustrated with the storyboards used for the actual films. Throughout the book, various visual approach to short scenes are shown, exposing the directing processes of our most celebrated au-teurs -- including a meticulous, lavishly illustrated analysis of Steven Spielberg scene design for empire of the sun.

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