|Directors: Life Behind the Camera
A 2-disc set featuring interviews with 33 directors
Approx. 4 hours, documentary, color, English, 2006
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
FEATURING (in alphabetical order):
ALSO FEATURING a wide range of A-list actors and industry veterans, including:
Directing the Film: Film Directors on Their Art by Eric Sherman