Ely illustrated personally I think some of the story boards are worth the admission price alone and gives a good overall view of the roll of the director However I feel that it only brushed the surface on the some subjects that interested me and went into detail on other areas that I found less interesting thought this is obviously personal tasteIn short I don t think this is the best book on directing out there but it is certainly not bad Extremely helpful practical book on directing and visualization The book gives exactly what is expected from it This is a well thought out and well presented Izing the work of the great stylists who established the versatile vocabulary of techniue that has dominated the movies since
It is fully detailed led and will take some time to study it all Not a bad book but could do with a new edition As this was written in the 90 s there are some large chunks of info regarding the use of computers for editingvisual effectsstory boarding that are almost cringe worthyOn the plus side many of the techniues talked about are timeless I definitely learned a few things while reading it and began to consider other things which I thought I already new which is always a good sign I gained a better understanding of looking at a number of shots in seuence and working out their effect It is nic. A complete catalogue of motion picture techniues for filmmakers It concentrates on the 'storytelling' school of filmmaking util.
Ook showing you how to visualise from script to screen The diagrams and pictures are clean and well explained My only problem with this book is the clinical nature of the writing and how the creative process of filmmaking is over simplified as merely visualising the script It s also uite heavy going Having said that I do feel it is an essential book for any potential director out there and for anyone really interested in how film works It is showing its age now as things have moved on considerably in terms of techniue style and technology but it is still a very good book Fast delivery Good uality. 915 This graphic approach includes comparisons of style by interpreting a 'model script' created for the book in storyboard for.