The Director's Six Senses: An Innovative Approach To Developing Your Filmmaking Skills by Simone BartesaghiThe Director's Six Senses: An Innovative Approach To Developing Your Filmmaking Skills by Simone Bartesaghi

The Director's Six Senses: An Innovative Approach To Developing Your Filmmaking Skills

bySimone Bartesaghi

Paperback | March 1, 2016

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The Director's Six Senses is an innovative, unique, and engaging approach to the development of the skills that every visual storyteller must have. It's based on the premise that a director is a storyteller 24/7 and must be aware of the "truth" that he or she experiences in life in order to be able to reproduce it on the big screen. Through a series of hands-on exercises and practical experiences, the reader develops the "directorial senses" in order to be able to tell a story in the most effective way.
Until 2004 Simone was a Quality Management Consultant when he decided to pursue his childhood dream to become a filmmaker. He made a short film, Believer, which won the first prize at prestigious Milan International Film Festival. With the prize came a scholarship to the one year, fullimmersion filmmaking program at the Los Angeles Fil...
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Title:The Director's Six Senses: An Innovative Approach To Developing Your Filmmaking SkillsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:Michael Wiese ProductionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1615932348

ISBN - 13:9781615932344

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTSDedicationsAcknowledgmentsPermissionsIntroductionAssignmentChapter 1: SIGHT: Visual storytellingScreen rectangleOne frame, one storyAssignmentChapter 2: TOUCH: Production DesignEnvironmental ReflectionsThe outer world as a reflection of ourselvesThe outer word as a deformed expression of our selvesReal space to touchAssignmentChapter 3: HEARING: Sound and MusicSound AwarenessMusicChapter 4: SMELL: Directing ActorsHow to smell a lie (Bad performances)Directing actors and directing beingsInspiration for realistic blockingChapter 5: TASTE: Style explorationExploration and discoveryUltimate taste: the end.Chapter 6: VISION: Director's InspirationIt's not magic, it's hard work"Why?": The question that leads to all the answersChapter 7: DO OR DO NOT, THERE IS NO TRYTechnical stuff: know your brushesDirector's preparationDirector's JournalScript BreakdownScene ChecklistHow to communicate what you "sense"Postproduction Notes: Editing, Sound and MusicShooting procedureA case study: Dead Poets SocietyConclusionAbout the AuthorAppendix A Movies referencesAppendix B Books references

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"Bartesaghi. reveals a clear path to making the film you envision in terms that are easily understandable and often profound."-Stuart Gordon, director and writer, Re-Animator and Masters of Horror"[I]lluminates the director's process with uncanny clarity. For anyone who wants to direct, this book's a must."-Linda Cowgill, screenwriter, author of the best sellers Writing Short Films, The Art of Plotting, and Secrets of Screenplay Structure"The emerging director will be inspired and motivated to grow his craft as a result of reading this book."-Ariel Levy, production manager, The Man with the Iron Mask, The Spy Who Loved Me