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Author Wilkinson, Charles, 1952 March 2-

Title The working film director : how to arrive, survive, and thrive in the director's chair / Charles Wilkinson.

Published Studio City, Calif. : Michael Wiese Productions, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  791.430233 Wil    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 196 pages : illustrations, ; 23 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. One Tough Love -- Do You Have Aptitude? -- Why Am I Being So Negative? -- Why Do You Even Want to Direct? -- Take The Pepsi Challenge -- ch. Two The First Best Steps -- The Secret -- Film School --- Yes, No, and Why There Are So Many of Them -- How to Choose Your Film School -- Making the Most of Film School -- Why Do Student Films Suck? -- Simple Storytelling Tools -- Grades and the Real World -- Gentlemen, Start Your Engines -- ch. Three The First Film -- The Self-Financed Film -- The Pros -- The Cons -- Recipe for the Successful Self-Financed Film -- 1.Knowledge -- 2.The Story -- 3.The Cast -- 4.The Crew -- 5.The Gear -- 6.The Location/s -- 7.The Money (it always takes at least some) -- 8.Dos & Don'ts -- 9.Finishing Touches -- ch. Four Making Waves: The Festival Circuit -- Which Festivals Should You Enter? -- How Do You Enter? -- What Festivals are Looking For -- Once You're In -- ch. Five Selling Your Film --
Contents note continued: Distributors --- Count Your Fingers After Shaking Hands -- ch. Six Setting Up Shop -- Where's All That Work? -- Local Restrictions/Perks -- Guild Affiliation -- The Agent -- The Demo Reel -- Finding the Jobs -- ch. Seven The Phone Rings -- Who's Calling? -- The Script Arrives -- The Call-Back -- The Meeting -- The Offer -- You Got the Job! -- ch. Eight Pre-Production -- Tools of the Trade -- The Production Office -- The Concept Meeting -- The Assistant Director -- Prepping the Script -- The Location Scout -- Casting -- Meet the Stars -- Location Planning -- Storyboard? -- ch. Nine Shooting -- The Circus -- Time to Roll -- Directing as the Cameras Roll -- Working with the Director of Photography -- The Director's Medium -- Master/Coverage -- Working with Sound -- The Script Supervisor -- Cool Tools --- Director Protocol -- Second Unit -- Script Changes On Set -- Directing Stars -- Overtime -- The Abby Singer -- ch. Ten The Big Picture -- Mental Fatigue --
Contents note continued: This Too Shall End -- Why Isn't Your Agent Calling? -- The Wrap -- The Wrap Party -- ch. Eleven Post-Production -- The Post Process -- The Cutting Room -- The Director in the Cutting Room -- Editing Fixes -- Directing Music -- Directing the Sound Mix -- The Pre-Mix -- The Mix -- ch. Twelve It's Over -- Thank the People who Brung You -- Producer Closure -- You'll Always Work in This Town Again -- Take a Moment.
Subject Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Vocational guidance.
Television -- Production and direction -- Vocational guidance.
ISBN 9781615931323