There is no foolproof formula for great filmmaking, but emerging filmmakers can learn from CREATIVE FILMMAKING FROM THE INSIDE OUT how they can uncover and strengthen their inherent creativity. Based on interviews conducted by professors from USC's renowned School of Cinema-Television, this exciting book packs the expertise of fifteen luminaries into a stimulating and practical guide. The list of those whose wisdom fills these pages reads like a Who's Who of filmmaking and includes: - Writer-director Anthony Minghella (THE ENGLISH PATIENT and THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY) - Production designer Jeannine Oppewall, (L.A. CONFIDENTIAL and PLEASANTVILLE) - Writer-director-animator John Lasseter, (TOY STORY) - Editor Lisa Fruchtman, (APOCALYPSE NOW and THE RIGHT STUFF) - Television writer/producer John Wells (E.R. and THE WEST WING). Their candid advice goes beyond the usual anecdotes to offer readers an in-depth lesson in 'the five I's': Introspection, Inquiry, Intuition, Interaction and Impact. From idea origination to audience response, CREATIVE FILMMAKING FROM THE INSIDE OUT offers readers a unique opportunity to explore their own creativity through quick limbering exercises and in-depth workouts.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 329 g
Dimensions: 235 x 187 x 13 mm
Norman Lear If I were a film or television student starting out, it's the book I'd want to read, because it tells you to create from your gut and your heart and your spirit.
Victoria Riskin screenwriter and President of the Writers Guild of America, west Indispensable reading for students and professionals alike.
George Stoney Professor of Film and Television, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University Creative Filmmaking is entirely fresh and different and welcomed.
William McDonald Head of Production, UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media In Creative Filmmaking from the Inside Out, the authors have stunningly codified an elusive process media educators must attempt to articulate every day in every classroom. This practical, illuminating and inspiring book will become a foundation text in film schools around the world.