Language of Film-Directing
 

 Timely news:
 Alphonso Cuaron Wins Best Director Oscar for 'Gravity'
 Director's Roundtable: The Envelope (video)
 
Directors Guild Awards: Alfonso Cuaron wins for 'Gravity
 Experts' advice for aspiring filmmakers
 
Directing Nominees Discuss Bringing Their Ideas To Fruition
 'Zero Dark Thirty' director lands TIME magazine cover
 
DGA Awards Film Nominations Announced
 Hitchcock's Fans Delight
 
Robert Aldrich's versatility comes back into focus
 
Brave Director Talks About the Pixar Process
 Alfred Hitchcock: from silent film director to inventor of modern horror
 
Zukor Made Motion Pictures An American Industry
 Cinematic storytelling & directing the director
 
Five directors seek Oscar gold
 
Directing at the Speed of an Aircraft
 
In Hitchcock’s World of Fallible Mortals
 The Art of Directing A Fight Scene

 
Scorsese, Allen earn Directors Guild honors
 
Directors Make Their Picks
 
Brad Bird Talks Ghost Protocol and Making Great Movies

 The release of some of George Cukor's works on DVD is the occasion for this writer to focus on the director's attention to visual composition
 and camera movement among other things.

 In a recent issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine, Steven Spielberg tells stories from throughout his entire filmography, but in this
 online-only excerpt he dives deep into his early years, when he was just a “pre-teen”-looking kid from Arizona, hustling around Hollywood
 with a projector in a suitcase and an armload of short films.

 from HitFix: Martin Scorsese's child's-eye adventure "Hugo" is the latest in a long line of the director's films boasting astonishing technical
 artistry from a distinguished team of loyal collaborators. With the film hitting theaters, the site looks back and rounds up the finest
 below-the-line elements from his oeuvre, including contributions from such films as "Shutter Island," "The Age of Innocence" and "Raging Bull."

 Recommended resources:

 
 Alfred Hitchcock - Masters of Cinema
 The American West of John Ford
 Ang Lee
 Billy Wilder Speaks
 Burden of Dreams (Werner Herzog)
 Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic
 Clint Eastwood
 Conversations With Filmmakers (book series)
 Corman's World (DVD)
 David Cronenberg & Cinema of The Extreme
 David Lynch: Don't Look At Me
 Dial H for Hitchcock
 Direction (Thinking Film)
 Director in The Classroom
 Director's Use of Film Language
 Directors
 Fellini Says doc
 Film Director (wikipedia)
 Filmmakers: Behind The Scenes (series)
 Francois Truffaut - The Man Who Loved Cinema
 Great Directors (Senses of Cinema)
 Hitchcock Wiki
 Hollywood's Best Film Directors (Reelz Channel series)

 
 Hollywood Mavericks  
 How-To Direct Your Film (FirstLight)
 I'm Almost Not Crazy (John Cassavetes)
 In The Master's Shadow: Hitchcock's Legacy
 Ingmar Bergman doc
 John Huston. The Man, the Movies, the Maverick
 
Kurosawa: The Last Emperor
 
Lesson Plan: You Know the Movie is Coming—Now What? (Read, Write Think)
 Looking for Truffault
 The Martin Scorsese Film School (video)
 Martin Scorsese's Favorite Films
 Masters of Horror
 Orson Welles: Man & Film
 Peter Jackson
 
Quentin Tarantino Hollywood's Boy Wonder
 
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir
 Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron
 Secrets of Legendary Film Directors (video)
 Stanley Kubrick: The Invisible Man
 Steven Spielberg Interview Doc
 Woody Allen: A Documentary
 World's 40 Best Directors (The Guardian)


 Anatomy of A Scene: directors discuss ideas and techniques behind scenes in their films.
 
                                       Anatomy of a Scene: 'Django Unchained'
                               The Amazing Spider-Man; 'Moonrise Kingdom'; Beasts of the Southern Wild;
                             
The Woman in Black; The Artist Tinker Tailor Solider Spy Drive; Never Let Me Go Hanna
                              Horrible Bosses The Future Higher Ground Harry Potter Senna;   Submarine Fantastic Mr. Fox



  Recommended school resources:


Director in The Classroom
TDICChapter3.pdf
Director: Film, Tv, Radio, and Stage (Career Explorat.. Product Details


 General recommendations:

Clint Eastwood: Master Filmmaker at Work

Film Noir, the Directors

FilmCraft: Directing

A personal journey with Martin Scorsese through American movies [Book]

Just Making Movies: Company Directors on the Studio System



 Ambrose Video (2013)
  

 Making It In Hollywood: The Directors (series, 2006)
 

  AFI's The Directors Series (DVD)
 




  Thunder's Mouth Press Directors Series

George Lucas Close Up SC (1999 Thunder's Mouth Press) The Making of His Movies 1-1ST



 DVDs
 Century of Cinema: A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies  (stream)
 The Eastwood Factor
 Spielberg on Spielberg (stream)
 Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures  (stream)

 A Talk With Hitchcock (1964) (stream)
 Directors: Life Behind The Cameras (pt 3 Hollywood's Best Directors Choose Their Best Movies)

 

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