Making Movies [E–pub READ]
I grew up with the conception that movies were art The media would commonly refer to it as the 7th form of artistic expression I Lies, Betrayal Love had my doubts In my young mind it was easy to assemble a film together All peoplead to do was bring actors to their sets Then the camera would
ROLL AND ANOTHER MOTION PICTURE WAS MADE IT WAS and another motion picture was made It was waiting in the cinema and you could by a ticket for a reasonable price I was wrong There is much to it Creating film is a complex process The struggles are immense There are benefits in all of it and the fact that it is a complex system gives extreme importance to the figure of the director a person I thought My One Good Nerve: Rhythms, Rhymes, Reasons had it easy after allis role was to Visual Basic 2015 Unleashed hire people to do it forim But this is not To Fell a Tree: A Complete Guide to Successful Tree Felling and Woodcutting Methods how it works Sidney Lumet one of the industry s most revered directors proves it Lumet not only writes a comprehensive success guide tois aspiring colleagues We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This?: Stories he also informs the layman about every concealed aspect ofis process To do this Extreme Caution he writes in a fluent candid prose that any person can understand debunking and destroying various myths and misconceptions aboutis craft His wisdom derived from yeas of experience shines a new light on the The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England C. 1530-1740 herculean process of movie making It will transform your views and make you appreciate the art even Sidney Lumetas than 50 films to The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington his credit But Iad seen only two of Can I Tell You about Nystagmus?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals his films Dog day afternoon and Serpico prior to chancing upon this title on And I came to know thate The Art of Thinking Clearly had anonorary Oscar too for lifetime achievement in Cinema So bought this book based on reviews that it touches upon all aspects of Cinema And sure it doesThis book came out in 1995 so certain aspects like cinematography belong to the period prior to that ie before they started making digitally But if you The Evil and the Innocent have a liking to know aboutow things worked even if it doesn t serve a great purpose except as a point of discussion you would definitely like this book Of course certain aspects like lighting a set must remain the same now which The Maid and the Billionaire Prince he says is theuge part of the filming process For instance The Three Sevens he does 8 9r days and shoots on an average 3 minutes worth of footage in a day and The Dicshitnary half the day goes into lighting a set It made me see things very differently For instance it made me see differently a Tamil film song that Iad it made me see
differently a Tamil film song that I ad numerous times shot by an ace cinematographer I always thought a Tamil film song that I ad numerous times shot by an ace cinematographer I always thought just shot that song naturally meaning what is so great about the cinematography I was able to see that it must Nightsong have been a lot of work making it look what it isAlso I watched a couple ofis other films Murder on the Orient express and 12 Angry men just to enjoy the reading process a bit so it doesn t The Uses of Abundance: A History of New Jersey's Economy hurt if you can torrent a couple of movies and watch it just in case you are reading thisIt explains all the stages script casting pre production cinematography art direction directing editing sound effects musical score sound editing and mixing other minor processes engagingly in a not boring but detailed enough for a cinephile kind of manner There is no gossip about stars except if they deserve some praise for their work in some mannerTakeaway Making good movies is no easy job Of oh so many books occupying numerous one and the most essential LIST of cinema book for whoever interested in cinema books this one and it is included in like all of them is indeed useful and fun With all myeart I Her Halloween Costume...His Halloween Fantasy (X-Ops hate filmmaking for dummies type of filmmaking book which is as decieving as Oh it is so mystirious no one can explain it type Both are lie because filmmaking indeed is A CRAFT that can be learned and it does reuire talent which cannot be obtained anywhere So one needs both to succced And to my delight this bookolds to this conception It does cover a lot of moviemaking craft Technical stuff is mostly outdated because we switched to digital filmmaking now and the book is written in the old not so old though early 90s film tape times But it does so much then teaches this or that techniue Lumet guides you through the whole process from concieving an idea to a first screening with Wolf's Embrace his own directos s experience with all the examples and anecdotes whichelps you understand Solstice Day Gifts how the thing works He never was one of big autheur directors critics love butis movies are always being taught at film schools because they are masterfully done in terms of director s profession So e went beyond that and wrote a book and I am making my third feature right now well kinda bat. From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guid. ,
Tling self isolation rather then making it but either way found things useful and brilliant there and enjoyed it as a text by an onest and funny man 2019 Re readSidney Lumet as always been one of my favorite directors and a big filmmaking inspiration readSidney Lumet as always been one of my favorite directors and a big filmmaking inspiration me He s always enjoyable to listen to when Get It How You Live he speaks about the craft and I ve learned so much fromim over the years even from simply watching is movies which includes numerous classics like Dog Day Afternoon Network The Verdict 12 Angry Men and SerpicoAnd this book is a great summary of everything
makes Lumet awesome You a sense of is theories on filmmaking and working with actors as well as great on set anecdotes And it s all told in Atan his trademark pragmatic tone that s easy to read non technical totally relatable and completely unpretentiousWhen people ask me about reuired reading for filmmakers I always include this on my lists Veteran film director Sidney Lumet Prince Of The City Network Dog Day Afternoon 12 Angry Men Night Falls On Manhattan A etc goes through a detailed outline ofow movies are made from ideas to scripts from rehearsal to shooting editing to sound music publicity and release It s as good a primer on ow movies are made as anything this reader as ever read True it doesn t reach into the digital age but most of the concepts are the same BH Sidney Lumet who died in 2011 Be Careful What You Wish For has no less than four film masterpieces 12 Angry Men Serpico Dog Day Afternoon and Network Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon are two of my favorite New York films of all time others include The French Connection The Marathon Man Day Of The Condor Taxi Driver Manhattan Goodfellas There are several other exceptional films also directed by Sidney Lumet Prince Of The City The Verdict The Hill and Before The Devil Knows You re Dead Woody Allen also mentioned The Hill as one of the greatest American films of all time So you know you re dealing with an American film institution and when Lumet writes a book about film making Making Movies 1996 you know it is going toave a lot of useful and interesting opinions He draws on Barbara hisistory of film making to explain Palimpsest how and whye does what Sutra Ungu : Panduan Berhubungan Intim dalam Perspektif Islam he does inis films This is a must for any serious film fan lumet s an interesting guy to think about if one decides to make a film the guy s made some of the best films of our time but for me lumet provides a cautionary tale of what not to become 12 Angry MenDog Day AfternoonNetworkThe VerdictSerpicoBefore the Devil Knows You re Deadall good and Network is great and Simon he s made about fifty bad movies including A Stranger Among Us Guilty as Sin the remake of Gloria etclumet s obviously an intelligent guy with good taste cites Carl Dreyer asis favorite director nice and Diário a Rum he s an auteur a thematic uality runs throughis best work and Ancestor Paths he clearly choosesis material by a certain standard but lumet is at the mercy of two things 1 the time in which Bully in Sight he lives and 2is cinematographer it s also worth noting that Caravan of Night he comes from television which is about as visually distinctive asigh school yearbook photography check it out1 why are Red (Fd Up Fairytales Book 14) his 70s movies better why dois 90s movies suck well Across America on an Emigrant Train he was a younger man in the 70s than in the 90s andad fire in The Flight Girls his belly of course bute was also making films in american cinema s 2nd golden age the spirit of the time dominated Old Saint Augustine his films gritty tough films both thematically and visually intense character studies about flawed people obsessive and paranoid films as a response to nixonwatergatevietnam2 lumet s great wactors for sureis pacing is great Quick Compendium Companion for Clinical Pathology he knowsow to construct a scene but visually is there a lumet style well in making movies e states for example that the color blue never once appears in The "Verdict paul newman s eyes as e wanted the film to ave an "paul newman s eyes as e wanted the film to Embracing Trouble have an feel ok that s kinda cool but ultimately is there anything visual to distinguish a sidney lumet film naw not really and this is ok same foroward Little Orphan Annie hawks forawks it s all a code of masculinity and saucy dames e left the visuals to the camera guy fuck that i don t wanna be at the mercy of my cinematographer greg toland cinematographer of Citizen Kane famously explained that orson welles was able to reinvent cinema with is first feature in that Steering Through Chaos: Vice Virtue in an Age of Moral Confusion he didn t know the rulese didn t understand the limitations The Fascinating King's Gambit he demanded shots from toland thatadn t been done before and refused to ear that they couldn t be done but there s only one orso. E to the art craft and business of the motion picture Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long. ,That Makes Lumet Awesome You
N welles the rest of us will believe our DP when she tells us that a shot cannot be done the rest of us will allow our DP to construct a shot fuck that filmmakers rule 1 on will allow our DP to construct a shot fuck that filmmakers rule 1 on know ow to do everybody s job better than them spielberg Capacity (Knowabouts Series) has kaminski a visual fucking god but every spielberg film looks like a spielberg filmin the early 90s francis ford coppola said that new technology would democratize cinema a few years back james gray said that new technologyasn t done much in the way of the democratization of cienema in that 999% of Picture Me Rollin' homemade movies suck gray s right you gotta know the technical stuff lumet is a very good filmmaker and i thankim kindly for Before the Devil Knows You re Dead the naked marisa tomei scenes Accidentally Married on Purpose have provided invaluable masturbatory assistance and making movies is a great read but for me it s a cautionary tale i might never make a film as good as network shit iope i make one alf as good but fuck if i let my cinematographer or the time in which i live be the deciding factor of what my film looks like be like a writer banging out the beats of is novel only to The Copywriter's Bible have someone elseandle the prose this is in no way meant to disparage cinematographers the great ones are every bit the genius as the great directors and a great cinematographer matched with a great director bergmannykvist godardcoutard coppolawillis can create something transcendent but i ain t a cinematographer and in terms of my shit i m an insufferable egomaniac and Quran Made Easy (Complete English Translation) hopefully the tension bt a tough minded director and tough minded cinematographer will make em both better than they could ve been on their own Beautifully executed examination of filmmaking Lumet s generous sharing ofis attention to detail from conception to final product explains the richness and care that went into is from conception to final product explains the richness and care that went into is even those that didn t work out Not gossipy but does provide insights into the entire process I recently opened an old box which When Mum Turned Into A Monster had been packed years back with books It is wonderful when we pack a box and leave it to gather dust and then open it after many years We are surprised by some of the treasures that we find inside Sometimes we don t knowow a particular treasure got into the box and why it More Tales from Beatrix Potter has been lurking there for many years That is exactly whatappened when I opened this box I was surprised by some of the treasures I found and I was very excited One of these was Sidney Lumet s Making Movies I vaguely remember the time around which I Ai Qing Selected Poems had bought this book I remember buying a few books on movies But I also clearly remember that Iadn t seen a single Sidney Lumet movie at that time So either I Deposing Nathan hadeard is name and picked the book or I picked the book after reading the blurb and browsing inside I am glad I picked Whether it s making movies your interested in OR UNDERSTANDING WHAT HAPPENS BEHIND THE understanding what appens behind the Sidney Lumet proves a veritable Oz His macro treatment of المجموعة الكاملة لمؤلفات طه حسين 1-16 how a movie is made from beginning to end affords the reader a privileged perspective and practical map for approaching the film making process For a book that is only just over 200 pages there is a tome s worth of wisdom perspective and knowledge buried inside Lumet s terse prose I m just beginning to toy with the idea of making a short film I m a professional photographer by trade butave always been primarily interested in film I can t imagine a better book to start one off on the right foot Im very appreciative of Mr Lumet s generosity in sharing this wisdom my film will be all the better for it What I לב have found particularly valuable is the waye approaches film making from a trouble shooting perspective Lumet s all about working the kinks out well before you even think about picking up your camera For instance the importance of rehearsing the script very thoroughly Shooting in seuence is rarely a luxury afforded a director making it of paramount importance that the actors are well aware of the various stages of development their characters go through What if your were shooting the final scene on the first day due to practical concerns regarding location You ll need their performance to reach the appropriate emotional level to ensure that it will fit with the rest of the film when it s eventually put togetherThere are many brilliant film making gems shared inside spliced with a few great anecdotes about Marlon Barando and Al Pacino Thank you Mr Lumet Your generosity is greatly appreciatedLucas Tingle. Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict Lumet explains the painstaking labor that results in two American General: The Life and Times of William Tecumseh Sherman hours of screen mag.