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Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre: Foreword by Ang Lee

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This approach, honed after years of on-set experience and from teaching at UCLA, NYU, and Columbia, and endorsed by many in the industry, including director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and producer/actor Edward Asner, aims to provide a helpful reference and resource for directors and actors alike. It combines underlying theory with dozen ...more
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Published February 7th 2006 by Focal Press
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Christian
Feb 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a practical book. In fact, it's so practical that I could only get through a couple chapters before I started putting what DeKoven says into practice.

For me, the most helpful thing about the book was how much time DeKoven spent talking about preparation. Both cast and crew want a director who is prepared, in filmmaking and in theater. This means that the director needs to spend time thinking about the throughline, character bios, and structure of the script, in addition to planning the b
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