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Directors: Life Behind the Camera

Synopsis
Made in cooperation with the American Film Institute, Directors: Life Behind the Camera features thirty-three legendary directors who reveal intimate and in-depth knowledge about the art of filmmaking and, as well, their own career in the movies.

Culled from over 300 hours of interviews, this two-disc, four hour presentation is totally interactive, allowing instant access to a single director, or access to an entire topic involving all directors. Also included are film clips, interviews with guest actors and industry veterans, and biographies and interesting facts about each director.

Topics discussed include: Everyone has to Start Somewhere • The Art of Writing and Choosing Scripts • The Care and Feeding of Actors • Your Cinematographer is Your Best Friend • One of their Most Compelling Films • Will the Industry Survive? • Long After they are Gone
Language
English (United States)
Country
United States
Year of production
2006
Subjects
Film studies
Keywords
Film directing

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 1 NTSC
Price
$22.46
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
240 minutes
Year
2018

Distributor

Name

First Run Features

Email
info@firstrunfeatures.com
Web
http://firstrunfeatures.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 243 0600
Fax
(212) 989 7649
Address
630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213
New York
New York 10036
USA
Notes
First Run is a well-established US distributor specialising in independent films and is especially strong on documentaries. In addition to a home video store it has an educational/non-theatrical division supplying titles to libraries and educational institutions. The purchase of these titles includes non-theatrical Public Performance Rights. The educational catalogue is browsable by title or subject.

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