Film Directing: Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to by Steven D. Katz

By Steven D. Katz

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Publish 12 months note: First released in 1991

A entire catalogue of movie concepts for filmmakers. It concentrates at the 'storytelling' college of filmmaking, using the paintings of the nice stylists who proven the flexible vocabulary of strategy that has ruled the films considering that 1915. This photograph procedure comprises comparisons of fashion through analyzing a 'model script', created for the e-book, in storyboard shape.

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Dry markers are inexpensive, dry instantly and do not require the preparation or cleanup necessary with other color media. In the hands of a good comp artist they can produce remarkably realistic effects, though for finished conceptual drawings they are frequently combined with colored pencils, pastels and inks. They are virtually the standard comp material for studio artists, illustrators, product deStoryboards 37 Notes and storyboard panels for Lifeboat, by Alfred Hitchcock. 38 Shot By Shot signers, architects and interior designers-anyone who needs a brilliant, fast medium to communicate basic design concepts.

It's important to remember, however, that a highly visual director has always been able to take charge of a picture despite the working system of the studio. Now that there are no longer studios to impose a house style, this is even more true. Directors with some training in the graphic arts or a penchant for drawing-Hitchcock and Ridley Scott are two examples-may furnish rough storyboards of their own to be refined by the regular storyboard artist. Sherman Labby, a production illustrator much in demand, worked with Ridley Scott on the film Blnde Runner and spoke of the evocative line drawings (affectionately named ridleygrams) he received for many scenes from director Scott.

Even without Disney's influence, storyboards' nearest kin, the comic strips, were an established tradition for most Americans in the '30s, and the idea that a movie could be visualized in individual panels was probably an inevitable development. Art director and production designer Gene Allen (the first President of the Storyboard and Matte Painters Union in 1953; now president of the Art Directors Guild) began his career in the Warner Brothers art department in 1937. Allen told me that continuity boards were already an established method of mapping out scenes in the mid-'30s and that at least eight full-time continuity sketch artists were working in the art department under the supervision of department head Anton Grot.

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