101 Things I Learned(r) in Film School

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101 Things I Learned(r) in Film School
101 Things I Learned(r) in Film School
$18.99
Available in stock
Description
An illustrated, accessible introduction to filmmaking from an award-winning Hollywood producer, screenwriter, film school professor, and script consultant to major movie studios

Anyone with a cellphone can shoot video, but creating a memorable feature-length film requires knowledge and mastery of a wide range of skills, including screenwriting, storytelling, directing, visual composition, and production logistics. This book points the aspiring filmmaker down this complex learning path with such critical lessons as:

- how to structure a story and pitch it to a studio
- ways to reveal a story's unseen aspects, such as backstory and character psychology
- the difference between plot, story, and theme
- why some films drag in Act 2, and what to do about it
- how to visually compose a frame to best tell a story
- how to manage finances, schedules, and the practical demands of production

Written by an award-winning producer, screenwriter, film school professor, and script consultant to major movie studios, 101 Things I Learned(R) in Film School is an indispensable resource for students, screenwriters, filmmakers, animators, and anyone else interested in the moviemaking profession.

Description
An illustrated, accessible introduction to filmmaking from an award-winning Hollywood producer, screenwriter, film school professor, and script consultant to major movie studios

Anyone with a cellphone can shoot video, but creating a memorable feature-length film requires knowledge and mastery of a wide range of skills, including screenwriting, storytelling, directing, visual composition, and production logistics. This book points the aspiring filmmaker down this complex learning path with such critical lessons as:

- how to structure a story and pitch it to a studio
- ways to reveal a story's unseen aspects, such as backstory and character psychology
- the difference between plot, story, and theme
- why some films drag in Act 2, and what to do about it
- how to visually compose a frame to best tell a story
- how to manage finances, schedules, and the practical demands of production

Written by an award-winning producer, screenwriter, film school professor, and script consultant to major movie studios, 101 Things I Learned(R) in Film School is an indispensable resource for students, screenwriters, filmmakers, animators, and anyone else interested in the moviemaking profession.

ISBN
9781524762001
By
NEIL LANDAU
Publisher
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Publication Date
January 12, 2021
Binding
Hardcover
Item Condition
New