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Directors Close Up 2: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film the Directors Guild of America: 2006 - 2012 by Jeremy Kagan

Directors Close Up 2: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film

the Directors Guild of America: 2006 - 2012 by Jeremy Kagan

Published December 21st 2012
ISBN : 9780810883925
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414 pages
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Since 1992, the Directors Guild of America has hosted an annual symposium featuring its nominees for outstanding feature film directing. From the first, film and television director Jeremy Kagan has moderated these sessions in which the finestMoreSince 1992, the Directors Guild of America has hosted an annual symposium featuring its nominees for outstanding feature film directing. From the first, film and television director Jeremy Kagan has moderated these sessions in which the finest contemporary directors weigh in on every aspect of the filmmaking process. In Directors Close Up, Second Edition, Kagan culled the most insightful and entertaining responses from sessions conducted between 1992 and 2005.In Directors Close Up 2, an all-new sequel, Kagan shines his spotlight on nominees from the 2006-2012 seminars as they discuss their work on some of the most brilliant films of the last several years. From script development through pre-production to production and post-production, the directors offer personal insights into every step of the creative process. They also reveal their candid takes on the best and worst aspects of their profession. Featuring materials from their productions--including storyboards, script notes, sketches, and on-set photos--Directors Close Up 2 will be of interest to both professional and aspiring directors, as well as film fans who will enjoy this inside look into making movies.The interviewed nominees featured in this volume:Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be BloodDarren Aronofsky, Black SwanKathryn Bigelow, The Hurt LockerDanny Boyle, Slumdog MillionaireJames Cameron, AvatarGeorge Clooney, Good Night, and Good Luck.Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, No Country for Old MenBill Condon, DreamgirlsJonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, Little Miss SunshineLee Daniels, PreciousDavid Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network, and The Girl with the Dragon TattooStephen Frears, The QueenTony Gilroy, Michael ClaytonPaul Haggis, CrashMichel Hazanavicius, The ArtistTom Hooper, The Kings SpeechRon Howard, Frost/NixonAlejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, BabelAng Lee, Brokeback MountainBennett Miller, CapoteChristopher Nolan, The Dark Knight and InceptionAlexander Payne, The DescendantsJason Reitman, Up in the AirDavid O. Russell, The FighterJulian Schnabel, The Diving Bell and the ButterflyMartin Scorsese, The Departed and HugoSteven Spielberg, MunichQuentin Tarantino, Inglourious BasterdsGus Van Sant, Milk