Kazan On Directing

Kazan on Directing
Publisher Vintage
Release Date
Category Performing Arts
Total Pages 341
ISBN 9780307277046
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The motion picture and theater director offers insights into his classic works, including "On the Waterfront" and "Death of a Salesman."

Kazan on Directing
  • Author : Elia Kazan
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010

The motion picture and theater director offers insights into his classic works, including "On the Waterfront" and "Death of a Salesman."

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Elia Kazan  A Life
  • Author : Elia Kazan
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2011-10-16

“This is the best autobiography I’ve read by a prominent American in I don’t know how many years. It is endlessly absorbing and I believe this is because it concerns a man who is looking to find a coherent philosophy that will be tough enough to contain all

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Kazan on Film
  • Author : Jeff Young
  • Publisher : Newmarket Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-05

First time in paperback—Selected by the Los Angeles Times as one of the Best Books of 1999, these never-before-published interviews conducted in the early 1970s prove to be "an invaluable addition to film scholarship, [which] allows aspiring filmmakers to study the working methods and wisdom of one of our greatest

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Kazan on Directing
  • Author : Elia Kazan
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2009

From A Streetcar Named Desire to Death of a Salesman, from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to On the Waterfront, Kazan's list of Broadway and Hollywood successes are among the twentieth-century's most profound productions, and the insights into these and other classic works are essential reading for anyone interested

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Kazan on Directing
  • Author : Elia Kazan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009

This remarkable book, drawn from his notebooks, letters, interviews, and autobiography, shows Kazan at work on each major play and movie - analyzing each piece in terms of his own experience; figuring out staging, costuming, casting; and working with writers on scripts and with actors on interpretations.

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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan
  • Author : Elia Kazan
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22

This collection of nearly three hundred letters gives us the life of Elia Kazan unfiltered, with all the passion, vitality, and raw honesty that made him such an important and formidable stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman), film director (On the Waterfront, East of Eden), novelist,

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Directors on Directing
  • Author : Helen Krich Chinoy,Toby Cole
  • Publisher : Allegro Editions
  • Release Date : 2013-07

Now that directors such as Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, and Francis Ford Coppola are celebrated along-side movie stars, it is hard to imagine that little more than a century ago the director was a nameless, faceless entity-an overseer of workflow in the shuffle of shadows offstage. In surveying the pioneers

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On Directing
  • Author : Harold Clurman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997-04-03

The celebrated director discusses the techniques of his craft and presents his own directing notes for ten major productions

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The Director s Idea
  • Author : Ken Dancyger
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2006

Ken Dancyger mixes theory with practice to bring the notion of the 'director's idea' to life, determining the director's approach to the actors, cameras and the script. He argues this will make a film deeper, more layered and ultimately more effective.

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Elia Kazan
  • Author : Richard Schickel
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2005-11-08

Few figures in film and theater history tower like Elia Kazan. Born in 1909 to Greek parents in Istanbul, Turkey, he arrived in America with incomparable vision and drive, and by the 1950s he was the most important and influential director in the nation, simultaneously dominating both theater and film. His

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Film Directing Fundamentals
  • Author : Nicholas Proferes
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-08-06

Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on the screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, this book provides clear-cut ways to translate a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, the reader is led through specific

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Great Directors at Work
  • Author : David Richard Jones
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1986

Describes the approaches four top directors used in productions of The Seagull, Mother Courage, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Marat/Sade

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Kazan on Kazan
  • Author : Elia Kazan,Jeff Young
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999

Elia Kazan is the director responsible for films such as On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire, Viva Zapata! and East of Eden - to name but a few. With Marlon Brando and James Dean he inaugurated a new age of screen acting - one closely connected to the New

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Something Like An Autobiography
  • Author : Akira Kurosawa
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-07-27

Translated by Audie E. Bock. "A first rate book and a joy to read.... It's doubtful that a complete understanding of the director's artistry can be obtained without reading this book.... Also indispensable for budding directors are the addenda, in which Kurosawa lays out his beliefs on the primacy of

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