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Video Production Handbook, 6th Edition by Jim Owens

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CHAPTER 6 Directing

 

 

 

The best advice I’ve ever received about directing came from a veteran motion picture cameraman who had successfully switched to directing in mid-career. The advice was this: “no matter what kind of production—sales training videos to news segments to documentaries to dramas—as long as people are involved, a good director must have a knowledge of the craft of acting.”

A knowledge of the actor’s craft will fundamentally change your approach to directing any kind of program in which people appear on camera. I took his advice and can now declare: “he was right!”

Frank Beacham, Director

This chapter is a brief overview of the director’s responsibilities in the television production process. The goal is to help you understand ...

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