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Independent director and screenwriter John Andrew Gallagher, interviews 21 filmmakers on the craft of motion picture directing. Francois Truffaut, the late great French director, as well as Michael Cimino, Ulu Grosbard, Dennis Hopper, Alan Parker, Susan Seidelman, Joan Micklin Silver and many others reveal behind-the-scenes anecdotes about well known films and stars.

The big gamblers who spend millions per film as well as the colorful low-budget kings provide an intriguing look at the mechanics of filmmaking. Choosing and preparing the screenplay, working with actors and crew, dealing with the distributor, and advice to young filmmakers--all are covered in this book's illuminating interviews. Serious students of cinema, filmmakers, movie buffs, and people fascinated by film will find Film Directors on in this book's illuminating interviews.

Synopsis:

Independent director and screenwriter John Andrew Gallagher, interviews 21 filmmakers on the craft of motion picture directing. Francois Truffaut, the late great French director, as well as Michael Cimino, Ulu Grosbard, Dennis Hopper, Alan Parker, Susan Seidelman, Joan Micklin Silver and many others reveal behind-the-scenes anecdotes about well known films and stars. The big gamblers who spend millions per film as well as the colorful low-budget kings provide an intriguing look at the mechanics of filmmaking. Choosing and preparing the screenplay, working with actors and crew, dealing with the distributor, and advice to young filmmakers--all are covered in this book's illuminating interviews. Serious students of cinema, filmmakers, movie buffs, and people fascinated by film will find Film Directors on in this book's illuminating interviews.

Synopsis:

Independent director and screen writer John Andrew Gallagher interviews 21 filmmakers on the craft of motion picture directing.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-281) and filmographies.

About the Author

JOHN ANDREW GALLAGHER is an independent director and screenwriter in New York City.

Table of Contents

John G. Avildsen

Tony Bill

Michael Cimino

Abel Ferrara

James Glickenhaus

Menahem Golan

Stuart Gordon

Ulu Grosbard

Anthony Harvey

Dennis Hopper

Ted Kotcheff

Adrian Lyne

John Milius

Alan Parker

Franc Roddan

Mark Rydell

Susan Seidelman

Joan Micklin Silver

James Toback

Francois Truffaut

Wim Wenders

Product Details

ISBN:
9780275932725
Author:
Gallagher, John Andrew
Publisher:
Praeger
Author:
Gallagher, John A.
Author:
Gallagher, John
Author:
Gallagher, John Andrew
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Production and direction
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Motion picture producers and directors
Subject:
Motion picture producers and directors -- Interviews.
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Subject:
Communication Studies
Subject:
Film and Television-Production
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 23
Publication Date:
19890531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.21x6.11x.95 in. 1.13 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Independent director and screenwriter John Andrew Gallagher, interviews 21 filmmakers on the craft of motion picture directing. Francois Truffaut, the late great French director, as well as Michael Cimino, Ulu Grosbard, Dennis Hopper, Alan Parker, Susan Seidelman, Joan Micklin Silver and many others reveal behind-the-scenes anecdotes about well known films and stars. The big gamblers who spend millions per film as well as the colorful low-budget kings provide an intriguing look at the mechanics of filmmaking. Choosing and preparing the screenplay, working with actors and crew, dealing with the distributor, and advice to young filmmakers--all are covered in this book's illuminating interviews. Serious students of cinema, filmmakers, movie buffs, and people fascinated by film will find Film Directors on in this book's illuminating interviews.
"Synopsis" by , Independent director and screen writer John Andrew Gallagher interviews 21 filmmakers on the craft of motion picture directing.
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