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Projections 3

Projections 3: Film-makers on Film-making

by John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber and Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and Walter Donohue (eds)
Faber and Faber Limited, 1994
  • DOI:
    10.5040/9780571344383
  • ISBN:
    978-0-5711-7047-0 (paperback)

    978-0-5713-4438-3 (online)
  • Edition:
    First Edition
  • Place of Publication:
    London
  • Published Online:
    2018
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Projections is a forum for film-makers in which the practitioners of cinema write about their craft. The centrepiece of this issue is the journals of Francis Ford Coppola, whose films, such as the Godfather trilogy and Apocalypse Now, are considered masterworks of contemporary cinema. This volume also contains articles by leading film-makers about the state of the art at this moment.

Included in this volume:

  • Francis Ford Coppola – Journals 1989–1993

  • Chen Kaige on Chinese Cinema

  • Sydney Pollack on Directing Actors

  • Allan Starski – Art Direction: Wajda to Spielberg

  • Hal Willner – Making Music for Short Cuts

  • Michael Almereyda on Pixelvision

  • Kasdan on Kasdan

  • Michael Tolkin on Screenwriting

  • Art Linson on Producing

  • Quentin Tarantino – The Director as Writer

  • Sally Potter – Orlando Diary

  • Gus Van Sant on Hollywood

  • Richard Stanley – Dust Devil Diary

  • Hal Hartley – Flirt

  • Zrinko Ogresta – Cry from Croatia