Creative Filmmaking From the Inside Out: Five Keys to the Art of Making Inspired Movies and Television
Five keys to creating authentic, distinctive work, whether you are a student, professional or simply love making films on your own.
For Creative Filmmaking from the Inside Out, three professors at the renowned University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television interviewed fifteen outstanding filmmakers, then distilled their insights into the "Five I's" of creativity. Learn how to:
- Uncover your unique creative voice (Introspection)
- Work from real-life observations and experience (Inquiry)
- Draw on your nonconscious wells of creativity (Intuition)
- Strengthen your creative collaborations (Interaction)
- Communicate at the deepest level with your audience (Impact)
This comprehensive approach provides practical exercises that will enrich and transform your work, whether you are looking for a story idea, lighting a set, editing a scene or selecting a music cue.
The participating filmmakers, who have collectively won or been nominated for 39 Oscars and 27 Emmys, are:
Anthony Minghella, writer-director (The English Patient); Kimberly Peirce, writer-director (Boys Don't Cry); John Lasseter, writer-director-producer (Toy Story); John Wells, writer-producer (ER); Hanif Kureishi, writer (My Beautiful Laundrette); Pamela Douglas, writer (Between Mother and Daughter); Renee Tajima-Pe a, director-producer (My America...or, Honk If You Love Buddha); Ismail Merchant, producer (The Remains of the Day); Jeannine Oppewall, production designer (L.A. Confidential); Conrad L. Hall, cinematographer (American Beauty); Kathy Baker, actor (Picket Fences); Walter Murch, sound designer-editor (Apocalypse Now); Lisa Fruchtman, editor (The Right Stuff); Kate Amend, editor (Into the Arms of Strangers); and James Newton Howard, composer (The Sixth Sense).
- Publisher: Fireside Book
- Date available: 01/01/2010
- Publication date: 02/23/2003
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