An introduction to motion picture directing based on the author’s courses offered at UCLA and USC covers selecting material, budgeting, financing, casting. Directing Pintoff, Ernest. Providing an introduction to anyone considering directing as a field of study or career, this book takes a broad look at the process . Directing is written by Ernest Pintoff who taught at USC and UCLA and the real strength of the book is in its general and broad descriptions.

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This was the first book I ever read that focused entirely on filmmaking as a craft; as a series of tasks and skills that needed to be rehearsed dkrecting focused on. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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If you want to make more than just a point and shoot video, pick up one of the hundreds of books just like this to put that extra bit of effort into your creative process and to further challenge yourself with relevant lessons. Andrew rated it it was ok Diercting 15, Directing is so general in its descriptions of film makeing and directing.

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Trivia About Directing As a precursor to going to film school, books like this were a huge motivation and it’s why I wanted to write about it. It’s a good reference and step by step walk through of what it actually means to be a director.

Jason rated it liked it Mar 16, Encourages students and professionals alike to look outside of the movie industry for inspiration with references to art, music, and classical literature. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Paperbackpages.