Internationally-renowned directing coach Weston demonstrates what constitutes a good performance, what actors want from a director, what directors do wrong, script analysis and preparation, how actors work, and shares insights into the director/actor relationship
Directing Actors: Judith Weston
Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre:Foreword by Ang Lee. 2. Auflage Lenore DeKoven
Directing Feature Films:The Creative Collaborarion Between Director, Writers, and Actors Mark Travis
Directing with the Michael Chekhov Technique:A Workbook with Video for Directors, Teachers and Actors Mark Monday
This book will show you how to go from your unrealized dream to being a director. We´ll start off by showing you how to do all the planning that will help this film project go off without a hitch and avoid some of the more common pitfalls that commonly plague first-time directors. Next, you´ll get a look at the production itself, from how to keep your crew happy and productive to directing actors into giving the performance you´ve imagined. Lastly, your vision will truly come alive in the post-production process. This book will give you hints and tips for making the most of the footage you have. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Benjamin Myers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/028382/bk_acx0_028382_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
James Sheldon was directing the radio show We, The People when it became the first commercial CBS network program to telecast nationally on June 1, 1948. Since then he has experienced the technological changes from live to electronic tape to film, from black and white to color, and from a few hundred thousand to the multimillions of television sets in use today. His early live credits include dramatic series like Robert Montgomery Presents and Studio One, comedies like Mister Peepers and musicals like Don Ameche´s Holiday Hotel. He was part of the move from New York to Los Angeles as television production shifted west in the mid 50´s. Credits during that period: The Johnny Carson Show, West Point Story, Harbor Command, and Dick Powell´s Zane Grey Theater. In the ´60s, he directed many episodes of 87th Precinct, Naked City, Route 66, The Millionaire, My Three Sons, The Twilight Zone, Walt Disney´s Wonderful World of Color, and Gunsmoke. In the ´70s, M*A*S*H, The Virginian, Sanford & Son, Rock Hudson´s McMillan & Wife and Raymond Burr´s Ironside. In the ‘80s, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Cagney & Lacey, and The Equalizer. Included in the list of the many actors whose careers he helped start are James Dean, Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman, Carroll O´Connor, Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Lee Remick, Tony Randall, and Tyne Daly. 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Sheldon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bear/000012/bk_bear_000012_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.