Making Movies - Softcover


“All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.” - Sidney Lumet 

  • How is a movie made, and what exactly does a director do? In Making Movies, Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of over thirty-five films including 12 Angry Men, Murder on the Orient Express, Dog Day Afternoon and The Verdict, attempts to illuminate every circumstance, internal and external, emotional and technical, involved in the arduous process that culminates in what we see on the big screen. 
  • Sidney Lumet's knowledge of the art and craft of directing is considerable, and here he discusses everything from art direction and wardrobe, shooting and editing, the verbal and mechanical soundtracks, to the distribution and marketing of a film and the role of the studio. 

Pages: 240 

Published: September 2014

Size (cm): 13 x 20 x 1.5

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