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Matters of Photogenics

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

...Throughout my career I have been privileged to photograph some of the most beautiful and interesting women in the world, in many countries, on two continents. Photographing actresses past their prime represents something of a problem...

Making Some Light: An Interview with Michael Mann

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

...Introduction Graham Fuller Michael Mann occupies an unusual place in the pantheon of modern American film directors, one who owes his reputation partly to his cinematic approach to television. As a writer for Starsky and Hutch and Police...

Introduction

Sebastian Manley

Sebastian Manley completed a PhD in film studies at the University of East Anglia, UK, in 2011. He has written on subjects including Hal Hartley, independent cinema, early British film and Jan Svankmajer, and maintains a blog on animals in film called The Cinematic Animal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cinema of Hal Hartley

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The pages of this book are dedicated, at various levels, to a consideration of the films and the career of Hal Hartley, one of the most significant contributors to the American ‘independent’ cinema that flowered in the late 1980s...

Surviving Desire

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

The Early Life of a Screenwriter

Kevin Macdonald

Kevin Macdonald is the Oscar-winning director of One Day in September, Into the Void, The Last King of Scotland, State of Play and Eagle of the Ninth. He has written a biography of his grandfather, Emeric Pressburger, and is the co-editor with Mark Cousins of Imagining Reality: The Faber Book of Documentary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emeric Pressburger

Emeric Pressburger

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Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

...Introduction Kevin Macdonald When he was in his late seventies and early eighties I used to visit my grandfather, Emeric Pressburger, two or three times a year at his ancient, oak-beamed, thatched cottage in Suffolk. His short, grey-haired...

Knowing Is Not Enough

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

...I made three short films in 1991: Theory of Achievement, Ambition and Surviving Desire. Of the three, Surviving Desire was something of a workshop project.I wanted to try some new things. I wanted to make a 'featurette' which didn't...

Losing Touch In memoriam George Cukor, died 24 January 1983

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

The Burning Question: Absolute Freedom?

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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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

...It is often said that film is the art of the possible. Budget limitations, our concern for the audience, for the financiers, and for the critics shape and define the movies we make.But suppose the situation was otherwise. Suppose...

Film Fiction: More Factual than Facts

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book chapter

...I'm no debunker. I love myths and legends that began in the Old Testament, hurdled Greek and Roman mythology and still keep us in wonderland with fairy tales. Then came the movies and opened up the gates for the animated cartoon - making...

Imaginative Fictions/Social Realities

Sebastian Manley

Sebastian Manley completed a PhD in film studies at the University of East Anglia, UK, in 2011. He has written on subjects including Hal Hartley, independent cinema, early British film and Jan Svankmajer, and maintains a blog on animals in film called The Cinematic Animal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cinema of Hal Hartley

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...If Amateur can be seen as introducing into Hartley's body of work a degree of ‘direct’ or explicit social critique of a kind unusual in American independent cinema, then the film series discussed in this chapter, composed of The Book...