[AZW] ☆ Motion picture directing | BY ↠ Peter Milne

Motion picture directing By Peter Milne,

  • Title: Motion picture directing
  • Author: Peter Milne
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • PREFACE The observations on the art of directing motion pictures included in this book are not by any means intended as lessons for the layman with ambitions pointing him toward this goal To teach the craft through the printed page is as impossible of accomplishment as instructing a steeple jack in his trade through correspondence school A director must be born, PREFACE The observations on the art of directing motion pictures included in this book are not by any means intended as lessons for the layman with ambitions pointing him toward this goal To teach the craft through the printed page is as impossible of accomplishment as instructing a steeple jack in his trade through correspondence school A director must be born, not made This old adage, adapted to our present situation, is of a necessity partially false, inasmuch as at the time of the present day directors initial birthdays there was no such thing as motion picture production Still it is true in a sense Because to direct for the screen requires a personality and an ability, blending so many elements of generalship and technique that to studiously require them is next to an impossibility Be that as it may, the motion picture of today is developing its own directors It has reached out to all businesses and arts and drafted men who are now headed for top positions in the ranks of directorial artists Besides it offers the most humble of the studio staff the opportunity to rise to the top During recent years cameramen, property men, authors, continuity writers, artists of brush and of pen and ink, actors and business men from varying lines have become identified with the art of motion picture directing The law of averages has declared that many of these should fall short of success Many have But others have succeeded, have
    Motion picture directing PREFACE The observations on the art of directing motion pictures included in this book are not by any means intended as lessons for the layman with ambitions pointing him toward this goal To teach the

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