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 CONTENTS Dedications Acknowledgments Permissions Introduction Assignment Chapter 1: SIGHT: Visual storytelling Screen rectangle One frame, one story Assignment Chapter 2: TOUCH: Production Design Environmental Reflections The outer world as a reflection of ourselves The outer word as a deformed expression of our selves Real space to touch Assignment Chapter 3: HEARING: Sound and Music Sound Awareness Music Chapter 4: SMELL: Directing Actors How to smell a lie (Bad performances) Directing actors and directing beings Inspiration for realistic blocking Chapter 5: TASTE: Style exploration Exploration and discovery Ultimate taste: the end. Chapter 6: VISION: Director's Inspiration It's not magic, it's hard work "Why?": The question that leads to all the answers Chapter 7: DO OR DO NOT, THERE IS NO TRY Technical stuff: know your brushes Director's preparation Director's Journal Script Breakdown Scene Checklist How to communicate what you "sense" Postproduction Notes: Editing, Sound and Music Shooting procedure A case study: Dead Poets Society Conclusion About the Author Appendix A Movies references Appendix B Books references

Editorial Reviews

"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