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Publisher Comments:

From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the painstaking labor that results in two hours of screen magic.

Synopsis:

The award-winning director journeys inside the world of film to illuminate the arduous process of creating movies, discussing the art and craft of directing, writers and actors, the camera, art direction, editing, sound tracks, distribution and marketing, and the studio role. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Table of Contents

The director: the best job in the world — The script: are writers necessary? — Style: the most misused word since love — Actor: can an actor really be shy? — The camera: your best friend — Art direction and clothes: does Faye Dunaway really have the skirt taken in in sixteen different places? — Shooting the movie: at last! — Rushes: the agony and the ecstasy — The cutting room: alone at last — The sound of music: the sound of sound — The mix: the only dull part of moviemaking — The answer print: here comes the baby — The studio: was it all for this?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307763662
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Performing Arts : Film & Video - General
Author:
Sidney Lumet
Author:
Lumet, Sidney
Subject:
General
Subject:
Production and direction
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Film & Video - General
Subject:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Subject:
Film and Television-Directors
Subject:
Film and Television-Production
Subject:
Film and Television-Production Biographies
Subject:
Film and Television-Reference
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19960319
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
240

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Making Movies
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Product details 240 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307763662 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The award-winning director journeys inside the world of film to illuminate the arduous process of creating movies, discussing the art and craft of directing, writers and actors, the camera, art direction, editing, sound tracks, distribution and marketing, and the studio role. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
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