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I'm not putting mine down until I've absorbed it completely!
Finely crafted stories are art---and when a director feels the need to "put his/her stamp" on that story, well, there you have it.
The book was recommended to me, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is interested in filmmaking.
Laurent Tirard has conveniently supplied us a book that provides valuable insight into the construction of great films, but more so a glimpse into the mind of their creators.Published 16 days ago by Courtney Britt
I'm a filmmaker, and this gave me a fantastic overview of different styles, techniques, and approaches, which allowed me to tailor it to my personality and experience. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dallas Jenkins
I have just finished re-reading this. You could do it once a year and learn something every time. There are lots of technical books about directing, but this one works from... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Steven K. Hovland
Very inspiring to hear from so many different and talented directors who offer many helpful tips. It helped give me the confidence I needed direct my first film. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Clown Baby
I love this book! This may be my favorite read. I would definately recommend this book to any cinephile. Or aspiring director/filmmaker.Published 6 months ago by Ryan Landry
Which all boils down to shoot stuff, try stuff, pay attention to what others do, have some mistakes and build your craft. Read morePublished 8 months ago by pelimage
Highly recommend this. Interesting to compare contrasting styles and approaches. Well organized by directors and styles/periods. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Midwestern Dad
I've been reading this on and off for a while now and I really enjoy it. Great insight into the inter workings and gears of the Directors listed.Published 14 months ago by J. Jewett
Loved this book. I enjoyed reading what the master of filmmaking had to say. I highly recommend you get a copy if you want to make films.Published 17 months ago by Sarah MFA student