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Film Directing Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen

An instant classic since its debut in 1991, Film Directing: Shot By Shot and its famous blue cover is one of the most well-known books on directing in the business, and is a favorite of professional directors as an on-set quick reference guide.

This international best-seller is packed with visual techniques for filmmakers and screenwriters to expand their stylistic knowledge.

Contains in-depth information on shot composition, staging sequences, pre-visualization, depth of frame, camera techniques, and much more.

Contains over 750 storyboards and illustrations, including never before published storyboards from Steven Spielberg’s Empire Of The Sun, Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane, and Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds.

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Meet the Author: Steven D. Katz

Steven D. Katz, who lives in New York, is an award-winning filmmaker and writer. He is also the author of Shot by Shot, the now classic text on cinematic style and technique.

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