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The Actor and Training

Lenore DeKoven

Lenore DeKoven has had a distinguished and varied career in film, theatre, and television on both east and west coasts. From 1988 to 2008, she taught in the Graduate Film Division of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, and has also taught at UCLA and New York University. She is a member of the Directors Guild of America, a former Vice President of the League of Professional Theatre Women, was one of the Founders of NY Women in Film and TV, and has directed and produced plays and television in New York and LA. In 1981, DeKoven created Our Workshop East, a development gym for actors, writers, and directors. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Changing Direction : A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

Routledge, 2019

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... The Actor and Training It is my firm belief that any director worth his/her salt should have a grounding in the specifics of the actor’s training. However, if you are a trained actor or a director who has experienced actor train- ing...

Practice Your Craft

Jason B. Kohl

Jason B. Kohl is an Austrian/American filmmaker, author and teacher from Michigan. His short films have played SXSW, Los Angeles, Locarno, BFI London and been finalists for the Student Academy Awards. Jason is currently financing his first feature film, with production planned for 2016. He’s a former Fulbright and DAAD Artist Scholar with an MFA in Directing from UCLA Film School. This book is a resource he wished he had in applying to film schools and beginning a career as a young filmmaker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film School : A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision

Focal Press, 2016

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... Practice Your Craft 115 intense practice extended for a minimum of 10 years. K. Anders Ericsson, Ralf Th . Krampe and Clemens Tesch-Romer, Th e Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance Film school goes...

Actors’ Vocabulary

Lenore DeKoven

Lenore DeKoven has had a distinguished and varied career in film, theatre, and television on both east and west coasts. From 1988 to 2008, she taught in the Graduate Film Division of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, and has also taught at UCLA and New York University. She is a member of the Directors Guild of America, a former Vice President of the League of Professional Theatre Women, was one of the Founders of NY Women in Film and TV, and has directed and produced plays and television in New York and LA. In 1981, DeKoven created Our Workshop East, a development gym for actors, writers, and directors. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Changing Direction : A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

Routledge, 2019

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... Actors’ Vocabulary As children we learn to speak and read, and as we grow we develop a language with which to communicate with one another and share our ideas and thoughts verbally and in various forms of writing. By the time we reach...

Craft an Exit Strategy

Jason B. Kohl

Jason B. Kohl is an Austrian/American filmmaker, author and teacher from Michigan. His short films have played SXSW, Los Angeles, Locarno, BFI London and been finalists for the Student Academy Awards. Jason is currently financing his first feature film, with production planned for 2016. He’s a former Fulbright and DAAD Artist Scholar with an MFA in Directing from UCLA Film School. This book is a resource he wished he had in applying to film schools and beginning a career as a young filmmaker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film School : A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision

Focal Press, 2016

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... Craft an Exit Strategy Ambition means tying your well being to what other people say or do. Self indulgence means tying it to the things that happen to you. Sanity means tying it to your own actions. your network, you will need...

Student Filmmakers’ “411”

Kathy M. McCurdy

Kathy M. McCurdy, in her previous role as the director of features at the San Diego Film Commission, worked on such films as Almost Famous, Transformers 2, Traffic, and Mr. Wrong. As a location manager, she has been credited on films including The Price She Paid, Tainted Blood, Rubdown, and Accidental Meeting. She worked at the film commission for fifteen years and continues to speak about location shooting every semester at various film schools. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shoot on Location : The Logistics of Filming on Location, Whatever Your Budget or Experience

Focal Press, 2011

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... Student Filmmakers’ “411” CHAPTER OUTLINE High School Students................................................................................................193 University Film Programs...

Build Relationships

Jason B. Kohl

Jason B. Kohl is an Austrian/American filmmaker, author and teacher from Michigan. His short films have played SXSW, Los Angeles, Locarno, BFI London and been finalists for the Student Academy Awards. Jason is currently financing his first feature film, with production planned for 2016. He’s a former Fulbright and DAAD Artist Scholar with an MFA in Directing from UCLA Film School. This book is a resource he wished he had in applying to film schools and beginning a career as a young filmmaker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film School : A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision

Focal Press, 2016

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... B uild Relationships It is not from ourselves that we will learn to be better than we are. Wendell Berry, Commonplace: Th e Agrarian John Ford Th is chapter is about how to build your army. Th e second essential part of fi lm...

Conclusion: The role of the historian

Jonathan Stubbs

Jonathan Stubbs is an Professor in the Faculty of Communication at Cyprus International University. Prior to this he taught at the University of East Anglia in the UK, where he also completed his PhD, and at the University of British Columbia in Canada. His book Historical Film: A Critical Introduction was published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2013. His research has also been published in various academic journals including The Historical Journal of Film and Television, The Journal of Popular Culture, The Journal of British Cinema and Television, Exemplaria, and theJournal of American Studies of Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Film : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...In this book I have approached historical films in terms of the engagements they make with the past. By way of a conclusion, I will refine this focus slightly to examine the ways in which historical films have engaged with history...

Minimize Debt

Jason B. Kohl

Jason B. Kohl is an Austrian/American filmmaker, author and teacher from Michigan. His short films have played SXSW, Los Angeles, Locarno, BFI London and been finalists for the Student Academy Awards. Jason is currently financing his first feature film, with production planned for 2016. He’s a former Fulbright and DAAD Artist Scholar with an MFA in Directing from UCLA Film School. This book is a resource he wished he had in applying to film schools and beginning a career as a young filmmaker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film School : A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision

Focal Press, 2016

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... M inimize Debt 105 family or personal wealth, or a full scholarship (some exist), it’s likely that you will graduate in signifi cant debt. What does signifi cant mean? For graduate directing students, even at a public school like...

Graduate or Undergraduate Film School?

Jason B. Kohl

Jason B. Kohl is an Austrian/American filmmaker, author and teacher from Michigan. His short films have played SXSW, Los Angeles, Locarno, BFI London and been finalists for the Student Academy Awards. Jason is currently financing his first feature film, with production planned for 2016. He’s a former Fulbright and DAAD Artist Scholar with an MFA in Directing from UCLA Film School. This book is a resource he wished he had in applying to film schools and beginning a career as a young filmmaker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film School : A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision

Focal Press, 2016

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... Graduate or Undergraduate Film School? Anyone who decides to become a director is risking the rest of his life, and he alone is answerable. It should be the conscious decision of someone mature. to three factors: money, maturity...

Ten Reasons to Go to Film School

Jason B. Kohl

Jason B. Kohl is an Austrian/American filmmaker, author and teacher from Michigan. His short films have played SXSW, Los Angeles, Locarno, BFI London and been finalists for the Student Academy Awards. Jason is currently financing his first feature film, with production planned for 2016. He’s a former Fulbright and DAAD Artist Scholar with an MFA in Directing from UCLA Film School. This book is a resource he wished he had in applying to film schools and beginning a career as a young filmmaker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film School : A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision

Focal Press, 2016

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... Ten Reasons to Go benefi t most from your time there. Th is question has become more acute in our current era, when many fi lm students graduate with signifi cant student loans. So why go to fi lm school? What follows are ten...