There are many excellent how-to guides for budding directors, but few on their principal responsibility - telling a visual story in the most compelling way. This book reminds the filmmaker that if all their efforts are pointed at this goal, they will never go far wrong.
Rather than adopting a style from our directing icons, Bren Simson urges us to create our own visualisation from a deep understanding of what the story needs. This book offers anyone starting out on a directingn career valuable advice, insights into what works and encouragement to follow our own instincts.
Director can seem mystifying at first, daunting even, but through thse clair and conside chapters, packed with a career's work of industry experience and insight, the tools needed to begin 'demystifying' the craft become easily accessible... an essential read for any aspiring filmmakers.