Film Directing Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen by Steven D KatzFilm Directing Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen by Steven D Katz

Film Directing Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen

bySteven D Katz

Paperback | July 31, 1991

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This international best-seller is filled with visual techniques for filmmakers and screenwriters who want to expand their stylistic knowledge.
Title:Film Directing Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to ScreenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:366 pages, 10.01 × 7.07 × 0.91 inPublished:July 31, 1991Publisher:Michael Wiese ProductionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0941188108

ISBN - 13:9780941188104

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good for it's time I used this book a lot at the start of my film career; it touched on camera angles, framing, set up, story boarding, etc. but at this point the book is kind of dated. I'd still recommend this book for starters just to get their feet wet with the basics.
Date published: 2016-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Film Book Ever I was given this book, thinking that it was just another poorly-written tutorial about how to shoot home movies. Boy was I wrong. This book is probably the best film book i've ever come across, and i would recomend it to anyone thinking about teaching a film or media course
Date published: 1999-09-21

Table of Contents

Part I : Visulatization: The Process
Part II: Elements of the Continuity Style
Part III: The Workshop
Part IV: The Moving Camera

From Our Editors

Film Directing Shot by Shot is a complete catalogue of visual techniques and their stylistic implications for both the filmmaker and videomaker -- a "textbook" which enables working filmmakers (as well as screenwriters and others) to expand their stylistic knowledge. Extensively illustrated -- comparisons of cinematic techniques using illustrated and photographic storyboards -- and well-written, it should find an audience among both seasoned and novice filmmakers.

Editorial Reviews

"Now that you???ve got a couple of shorts under your belt, why not get a little more analytic? Steven Katz??'s book gives a great breakdown of the fundamentals of film directing. It??'s not something you might want to start off by reading, but once you are ready to have your films take that next step this should be number one on your to do list. Katz breaks down film language for you so that you can learn how to speak it in your own way." -