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The Resource Directing : film techniques and aesthetics, Michael Rabiger, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier ; illustrated by Gustavo Mercado

Directing : film techniques and aesthetics, Michael Rabiger, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier ; illustrated by Gustavo Mercado

Label
Directing : film techniques and aesthetics
Title
Directing
Title remainder
film techniques and aesthetics
Statement of responsibility
Michael Rabiger, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier ; illustrated by Gustavo Mercado
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive manual 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. The core of the book is the human, psychological, and technical knowledge that every director needs, the enduring elements of the craft that remain vital
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Rabiger, Michael
Dewey number
791.4302/33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.P7
LC item number
R26 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hurbis-Cherrier, Mick
  • Mercado, Gustavo
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Label
Directing : film techniques and aesthetics, Michael Rabiger, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier ; illustrated by Gustavo Mercado
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; DIRECTING; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; PART 1: THE DIRECTOR AND ARTISTIC IDENTITY; 1 THE WORLD OF THE FILM DIRECTOR; Cinema Art and You; The Director; Who Directs; Basic Responsibilities and Personal Traits; Leadership: Collaboration and Vision; Art, Identity, and Competitiveness; Identifying Your Themes; Identity, Belief, and Vision; Temperament Affects Vision; Find Your Life Issues; Subjects to Avoid; Displace and Transform; The Artistic Process; 2 DEVELOPING YOUR PATH AS A DIRECTOR; Starting Out; Short Films or Features?
  • Working within Small Budgets and LimitationsThe Good News; The Bad News; The Director and Technology; PART 2: THE STORY AND ITS DEVELOPMENT; 3 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF DRAMA; Duality and Conflict; Defining Conflict; Elements of Conflict and Action; The Objectives and Throughlines; The Stakes; The Obstacles; Action and Character; From Story to Dramatic Narrative; 4 SHAPING THE STORY INTO DRAMA; Shaping the Story into Drama; The Beat; Dramatic Units; Dramatic Unit and Beat Analysis; The Dramatic Arc; Levels of Action; The Three-Act Structure; The Three-Act Structure Caveat
  • Essentials of Dramatization I: Making the Internal VisibleEssentials of Dramatization II: Questions and Revelations; 5 PLOT, TIME, AND STRUCTURE; What is Plot?; Cause and Effect; Flow and Inevitability; Character-Driven and Plot-Driven Stories; Organizing Time; Where to Begin and End; Options for Organizing Time; Structure; Premise and Theme; Short Films and Story Scale; Short Films and Flexibility; PART 3: THE DIRECTOR AND THE SCRIPT; 6 SCREENPLAY GROUND RULES; The Writer is the Writer, not the Director; Choosing What is Right for You; Screenplay Stages; Standard Screenplay Formatting
  • 7 RECOGNIZING THE SUPERIOR SCREENPLAYScript Language and Technique; Stage Directions; Dialogue and Personal Directions; First Assessment; Getting Specific with Margin Notes; Assessing Cinematic Qualities; How is the Story Told?; Integrity of Characters and Motives; Uncover Character Subtext; Metaphoric Detail; Checking the Embedded Values; Viability and Working within limitations; Determine the Story Givens; Determine Project Resources; Viability and Safety Issues; Working Within Limitations; 8 SCRIPT ANALYSIS AND DEVELOPMENT; Collapsing the Screenplay for Analysis
  • Analyzing Plot and Story LogicSubjective or Open Point of View; Character Development; Static and Dynamic Character Definition; Character and Voice; Development; Internal Through-Line; Character Analysis; Establishing Character; Dialogue and Verbal Action; Verbal Action; Replacing Dialogue with Action; Testing Dialogue; Checking Exposition; Assessing Environmental Detail; Locations; Sound; Inviting a Critical Response; Incorporating Criticism; Assess and Reassess; PART 4: AUTHORSHIP AND AESTHETICS; 9 CINEMATIC POINT OF VIEW; Telling Stories on Film; Point of View in Literature
Control code
827944820
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 517 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135099169
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000408
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827944820
Label
Directing : film techniques and aesthetics, Michael Rabiger, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier ; illustrated by Gustavo Mercado
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; DIRECTING; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; PART 1: THE DIRECTOR AND ARTISTIC IDENTITY; 1 THE WORLD OF THE FILM DIRECTOR; Cinema Art and You; The Director; Who Directs; Basic Responsibilities and Personal Traits; Leadership: Collaboration and Vision; Art, Identity, and Competitiveness; Identifying Your Themes; Identity, Belief, and Vision; Temperament Affects Vision; Find Your Life Issues; Subjects to Avoid; Displace and Transform; The Artistic Process; 2 DEVELOPING YOUR PATH AS A DIRECTOR; Starting Out; Short Films or Features?
  • Working within Small Budgets and LimitationsThe Good News; The Bad News; The Director and Technology; PART 2: THE STORY AND ITS DEVELOPMENT; 3 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF DRAMA; Duality and Conflict; Defining Conflict; Elements of Conflict and Action; The Objectives and Throughlines; The Stakes; The Obstacles; Action and Character; From Story to Dramatic Narrative; 4 SHAPING THE STORY INTO DRAMA; Shaping the Story into Drama; The Beat; Dramatic Units; Dramatic Unit and Beat Analysis; The Dramatic Arc; Levels of Action; The Three-Act Structure; The Three-Act Structure Caveat
  • Essentials of Dramatization I: Making the Internal VisibleEssentials of Dramatization II: Questions and Revelations; 5 PLOT, TIME, AND STRUCTURE; What is Plot?; Cause and Effect; Flow and Inevitability; Character-Driven and Plot-Driven Stories; Organizing Time; Where to Begin and End; Options for Organizing Time; Structure; Premise and Theme; Short Films and Story Scale; Short Films and Flexibility; PART 3: THE DIRECTOR AND THE SCRIPT; 6 SCREENPLAY GROUND RULES; The Writer is the Writer, not the Director; Choosing What is Right for You; Screenplay Stages; Standard Screenplay Formatting
  • 7 RECOGNIZING THE SUPERIOR SCREENPLAYScript Language and Technique; Stage Directions; Dialogue and Personal Directions; First Assessment; Getting Specific with Margin Notes; Assessing Cinematic Qualities; How is the Story Told?; Integrity of Characters and Motives; Uncover Character Subtext; Metaphoric Detail; Checking the Embedded Values; Viability and Working within limitations; Determine the Story Givens; Determine Project Resources; Viability and Safety Issues; Working Within Limitations; 8 SCRIPT ANALYSIS AND DEVELOPMENT; Collapsing the Screenplay for Analysis
  • Analyzing Plot and Story LogicSubjective or Open Point of View; Character Development; Static and Dynamic Character Definition; Character and Voice; Development; Internal Through-Line; Character Analysis; Establishing Character; Dialogue and Verbal Action; Verbal Action; Replacing Dialogue with Action; Testing Dialogue; Checking Exposition; Assessing Environmental Detail; Locations; Sound; Inviting a Critical Response; Incorporating Criticism; Assess and Reassess; PART 4: AUTHORSHIP AND AESTHETICS; 9 CINEMATIC POINT OF VIEW; Telling Stories on Film; Point of View in Literature
Control code
827944820
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 517 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135099169
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000408
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827944820

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