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Description - The Directors by Robert J. Emery

In this volume some of today's most acclaimed film directors reveal behind-the-scenes details of their most influential work and their approaches to their art. Between this volume and volume 2, there are in-depth interviews with 26 directors, including James Cameron, Robert Wise, Spike Lee, Ron Howard, Sydney Pollack, Rob Reiner, Joel Schumacher, Alan Pakula, Garry Marshall and Robert Zemeckis. There are details on films such as "The Exorcist", "Forrest Gump", "The Princess Bride", "Fiddler on the Roof" and "Saturday Night Fever". The volume covers: directors' earliest reactions to scripts for films that became classics; how famous scenes were staged and shot; how unknown actors landed major roles and went on to become superstars; how underdog films confounded expectations; and more. It contains each director's filmography, complete listings of major awards, and cast credits for all films discussed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581152180
ISBN-10: 1581152183
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert J. Emery

Robert J. Emery is president and CEO of Media Entertainment, Inc. A writer, producer, and director for more than thirty-five years. His wide variety of screenplays and television shows have earned him over seventy industry awards. He lives in Tampa, Florida.

Books By Robert J. Emery

Directors by Robert J. Emery
Paperback, July 2003