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  • The Job of a Film Director

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    The Job of a Film Director The film director has an elaborate job, classed as an art in its own sense. Its meticulous details and multi million dollar bills at the end make a director's job truly an art. How they can take the imagination and lay it on a roll of film is an array of elaborate casting, screening etc. and requires a special skill. The general meaning of the word director is: · The leader

  • Directors in Modern Film

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    gravitation toward film as my primary medium was a gradual process, the result of my lifelong fascination with storytelling and a steady diet of movie-watching throughout my adolescence. There was a time that I was intimidated by the narrow percentage of people that appear to achieve notable success in the film industry. I thought that being a movie director was one of the dream jobs that many aspired to but few ever achieved. However, as I've learned more about the business of film, I've discovered

  • The Role Of Film Directors

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    being a director as a life choice is that it can never be mastered. Every story is its own kind of expedition, with its own set of challenges” (“Filmmaker IQ” 2). The Academy Award winning director, Ron Howard, said this quote. Directing a film is a well know job around the world. Movies have brought happiness to millions of people around the world. Directors are the main force behind the creation of this happiness. However, this job is not easy. Film directors are people that pull all of the film together

  • Importance Of Becoming A Film Director

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    interest in film, television, and broadcast journalism. After my first few weeks in the class, I was hooked. Now, I have been taking media arts courses for over three years. Because of my experience in film and television production, my love for art and creativity, and the joy obtained from entertaining other people, I want to be a film director. While majoring in theater at LSU with a film and television concentration, I will gain valuable skills necessary to create major shows and films, and I will

  • Responsibilities Of A Film Director

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    Film Director A director is someone who directs the makings of a film. They are the creative forces that drive the team forward, from deciding the film’s artistic and dramatic aspects, to visualizing the script, it is their job to guide the cast and crew to achieve their vision for the particular film, making the film what it is. Directors play a key role in the film making process. Film Directors have many responsibilities and duties that they will need to fulfil. Directors are responsible for

  • Female Film Directors and the British Film Industry

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    essay I will be discussing whether female filmmakers in Britain find it easier to make a documentary feature than a fiction feature film in the current British film industry. I will be referring to the opinions and films of Kim Longinotto, Carol Morley, Clio Barnard and Alison Stirling. I will also be looking at the statistics from film festivals and the British Film Institute, and interviews with various British female filmmakers. I will argue that documentaries are easier to make due to them being

  • The Romantic Notion of a Film Director

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    intention of this essay is to discuss the romantic notion of a film director who has etched their own cinematic vision into the body of their film work, and whether the theory and practice is dead and an infringement of the spectator’s imagination and is it the spectator who finds meaning in the film. I will be closely looking at critical material, primarily André Bazin and Roland Barthes and applying them to several case study films directed by Christopher Nolan including The Following (1998), The

  • Working as a Film Director in the Studio System

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    Working as a Film Director in the Studio System The efficient organization of the distribution and exhibition operations of the studios was matched by the actual film production. The studio kept everybody under contract including producers, directors, actors etc. They were usually under 7 year contracts. The studio owned distribution and exhibition system, due to its vertical integration, ensured the profitability of the film productions. This gave a great opportunity for the producers and

  • On Film-Making: An Introduction to the Craft of the Director

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    and cinematographers within the motion picture industry, there are the film directors: masterful storytellers, skilled visionaries, the glue holding the basis of production together. Among such examples are the Martin Scorseses, Alfred Hitchcocks, and Quentin Tarantinos of Hollywood, well respected icons who are appreciated and studied by those interested in the craft of filmmaking. I, a hopeful amateur currently studying film, do not (and should not) expect to easily reach the ranks of such idols

  • Comparison of Original Blade Runner film and Directors Cut

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    differences in several of the scenes will become apparent, although the scene layout and plot remains the same throughout both versions. The very first difference is probably the most noticeable and important difference between the two versions of the film: the narration of Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) at various spots throughout the original version. Scott chose to keep this out for a really good reason. Most think that having a narration is simply a way of cheating in your movie. Narration is pretty

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