The Film Director's Intuition: Script Analysis and Rehearsal Techniques (Google eBook)

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Michael Wiese Productions, Sep 25, 2003 - 250 pages
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Acclaimed director Weston offers a deeply creative exploration on how to access and stimulate the filmmaker's most precious assets: instincts, imagination, and intuition.
  

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User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I found this book to contain a lot of information. While there were big sections that seemed to almost be copy pasted, everything seemed to make sense. In some places the information, while it was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Far inferior to her first book, Directing Actors. Lack of organization makes it hard to follow and care. Many ideas that seem like they could help, but it doesn't come through all that successfully in the writing. Don't worry, she has another book, and it's good! Read full review

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Contents

INTUITION
3
THE FEELING LEVEL
11
IMAGINATION AND ORIGINALITY
27
SOURCES OF IMAGINATION AND INTUITION
37
GOALS OF SCRIPT ANALYSIS
75
SUBTEXT AND CHOICE
85
PROCESS AND RESULT
101
EMOTIONAL EVENTS
107
SCRIPT ANALYSIS TENDER MERCIES
193
SPINES MAIN CHARACTERS
203
OBSERVATIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS
213
LIST OF VERBS AND EMOTIONAL INTENTIONS
221
DIRECTORS AUTHORITY
227
REHEARSAL PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES
255
SCENE SHAPING
291
REHEARSAL SCENARIOS
303

TOOLS OF THE STORYTELLER
127
QUESTION EVERYTHING
151
REHEARSAL PLAN
157
SCRIPT ANALYSIS CLERKS
181
JUST BEFORE THE CAMERA ROLLS
321
EPILOGUE
331
BIBLIOGRAPHY
341
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About the author (2003)

Judith Weston, who lives in Los Angeles, has taught ""Acting for Directors"" for over a decade throughout the U.S. and Europe, and is the author of the best-selling book, Directing Actors.

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