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The FilmCraft of directing

FilmCraft: Directing Book Cover
Focal Press, Mike Goodridge

Written by the editor of Screen International magazine, Mike Goodridge, the acclaimed FilmCraft series, FilmCraft: Directing, features in-depth interviews with 16 of the world's most celebrated and respected film directors - most notably, Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Mystic River, Unforgiven), Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Rise of the Guardians and Pacific Rim), Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, United 93), Peter Weir (The Truman Show, Witness, Dead Poet's Society), Terry Gilliam (Brazil, Twelve Monkeys, The Fisher King) and Park Chan-wook (Oldboy and Lady Vengeance).

The book is beautifully constructed with vibrant images and empowering text featuring personal accounts by these directors who share their true insights and experiences on development, storytelling/writing, working with actors and cinematographer.

Collectively, they discuss nearly every aspect that goes into making a successful film.

FilmCraft: Directing is a must-read for amateurs and a great addition to a professionals' collection. refresher.

"This book is a godsend for anyone curious about how movies are put together [...]"
- Dallas Morning News, on FilmCraft Series

About The Author:

Mike Goodridge is the editor of Screen International and has been writing about film for over twenty years. He is an accomplished critic and has written for many outlets including The Times, The Independent, The Evening Standard, El Mundo in Spain and Sight & Sound. He is a member of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the London Film Critics Circle, and FIPRESCI.

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