From his perspective as playwright, screenwriter and director of his own films "House of Games" and "Things Change", David Mamet provides insights into how a film comes to be. He looks at every aspect from directing - from script to cutting room - to reveal the many tasks directors undertake in researching their prime objective: presenting a story that will be understood by the audience and has the power to be both surprising and inevitable at the same time. This book is based on a series of classes Mamet taught at Columbia ...

On Directing Film 1992, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140127225

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On Directing Film 1992, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571165490

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On Directing Film 1991, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670830336

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