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Filmmaking by Jason Tomaric

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CHAPTER 12

Directing

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INTRODUCTION

The director is the master storyteller of the movie, with two primary jobs. The first is to read the script and develop a strong mental image of how the movie will look, sound, and feel. By researching other movies, studying art, traveling, and reading, the director develops the style, pacing, and tone of the movie.

The second part of his job is to communicate to the cast and crew during preproduction, production, ...

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