First Time Director: How to Make Your Breakthrough Movie
A first time director needs a survival guide, not an encyclopedia. Gil Bettman tells you everything you must know about the easy stuff - preproduction and postproduction - so you can convincingly discharge your duties as a director in those areas. More importantly, he arms you with the information and strategies to kill the demons that will be coming at you right and left on the set.
You’ll learn how to:
- Perfect your script and cast
- Deal with your producer, cinematographer, First AD, editor and other key personnel
- Move your camera and choose lenses that will capture the images in your head
- Coax the best performance from any actor
This book will enable you to pull form from chaos and make the best film possible - no matter your resources.
- Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
- Date available: 10/15/2003
- Publication date: 10/15/2003
- Return policy: 30 days
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Meet the Author: Gil Bettman
Gil is a Professor at the prestigious Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts in Orange County, California. He has directed feature films, primetime television and many top rock videos. For his book, FIRST TIME DIRECTOR, Gil developed a unique, systemized and easy-to-grasp approach to the visual side of directing which he has been invited to teach at many of the top film schools in Europe and Asia.