FilmSkills Books


Director's Craft

Series: Behind the Screen

Paperback: 274 pages

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (August 12, 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1515006204

ISBN-13: 978-1515006206

Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches

As a director, your interpretation of the script into what the audience sees is your art, and it’s your job. From working with actors and planning coverage, to building the world and planning the visual story, your decisions will engage the imaginations of the audience, and help you build your career.


DIRECTOR’S CRAFT takes you through every step of the directing process, including:


• Beginning a Project

• Finding Actors

• Auditioning Actors

• Analyzing Character

• Rehearsing Actors

• The Art of Directing Actors

• The Language of Acting

• Directing Actors on Set

• Directing Extras

• The Visual Story

• How to Shoot a Scene

• Blocking Actors

• Camera Coverage

• Storyboarding

• Continuity

• Shot Lists

• Directing the Crew

• Building the World


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