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Directing Single Camera Drama By Mike Crisp

Directing Single Camera Drama by Mike Crisp

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Presents a synthesis of the skills required to bring drama to the screen. This work features ten short film drama scripts which need only half a day's rehearsal and one short day's filming. Each have their various technical demands, and they are arranged in ascending order of dramatic and creative difficulty.

Directing Single Camera Drama Summary

Directing Single Camera Drama by Mike Crisp

Directing drama for the single camera is like no other form of Filmmaking, or any other medium involving actors. Experience in documentary or theatre may provide useful clues, but the techniques for drama film directors, although not basically complicated, are unique. Experienced directors in other spheres of directing will find this book invaluable if they wish to move into single camera drama, as will students setting out on their careers. Directing Single Camera Drama is a synthesis of the skills required to bring drama to the screen.

Directing drama for the single camera is like no other form of Filmmaking, or any other medium involving actors. Experience in documentary or theatre may provide useful clues, but the techniques for drama film directors, although not basically complicated, are unique. Experienced directors in other spheres of directing will find this book invaluable if they wish to move into single camera drama, as will students setting out on their careers. Directing Single Camera Drama is a synthesis of the skills required to bring drama to the screen.

A unique feature of the book is the inclusion of ten short film drama scripts which need only half a day's rehearsal and one short day's filming. Each have their various technical demands, and they are arranged in ascending order of dramatic and creative difficulty. They can be photocopied and used for non-broadcast training drama exercises.

Mike Crisp worked as Production Manager, and later Director, on many classic BBC TV series, such as Fawlty Towers, Porridge and Steptoe and Son. He was, for 10 years, a senior producer with the BBC's TV Training Department. He is the author of The Practical Director now in its second edition and also published by Focal Press.

Reviews:

'Directors in other spheres of directing who wish to move into single
camera drama will find this book invaluable, as will students setting out on
their careers.'
Voice of the Listener

Directing Single Camera Drama Reviews

' Directors in other spheres of directing who wish to move into single
camera drama will find this book invaluable, as will students setting out on
their careers.'
VOICE OF THE LISTENER

' It has a good glossery and excersise scripts.'
' it is ideal for thos estaring outor wanting to move over into directory'

"...an essential reference for theatre, documentary and student directors moving into single-camera drama...This book will make your transition into the world of directing single camera drama a relatively painless and fun experience." - Focus magazine

Table of Contents

Introduction * Location filming * The Directors Role * Sound * Cinematography: What the Director needs to know about it * Storyboards * Filming Dance * Directing * Appendix: 10 Sample Scripts * Glossary of Terms.

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GOR004055623
9780240514789
0240514785
Directing Single Camera Drama by Mike Crisp
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1997-12-02
192
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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