Directing Feature Films
- Pages: 402
- Year: 2002
- Book Code: Paperback
- Availability: In Stock
- Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
The film director is the guide, the inspiration, the focus that can shepherd hundreds of artists into the creation of a single work of art. The challenge is to collaborate effectively to realise a single vision. This book takes the reader step-by-step into the process of film-making, including reading scripts to find their core, determining vision and then communicating with writers, actors, designers, cinematographers, editors, composers and all the members of the creative team so that the vision reaches the screen.
About the Author
Acclaimed as “the director’s director”, Mark W. Travis is regarded by many Hollywood and International professionals as one of the world’s leading authorities in the art and craft of film directing. Drawing from his impressive background in design, writing, acting, and his wide range of experience directing theater, film and television, Mark is able to bring new insights and exceptional clarity to the complex task of directing the feature film.
With an astonishing clarity, Travis articulates the techniques and skills of film directing. - John Badham,Director: Saturday Night Fever, War Games
The Director’s Journey demystifies the craft and will inspire anyone who’s ever said ‘what I really want to do is direct! - Dennie Gordon,Director: Ally McBeal, The Practice
Mark Travis taught me the things I need to know to be a director. The Director’s Journey is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the process. - Jennie Garth,Actress: Beverly Hills 90210