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Power of Film

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ISBN-10: 1932907173

ISBN-13: 9781932907179

Edition: 2006

Authors: Howard Suber

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America's most distinguished film professor provides the definitive A to Z course on the intricacies of film. Each entry in this remarkable book, which represents a lifetime of teaching film, has already inspired and educated several generations of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers and writers. This book examines the patterns and principles that make films popular and memorable, and will be useful both for those who want to create films and for those who just want to understand them better. Advance Review Quotes: "Howard Suber's understanding of film storytelling fills the pages of this wise, liberating book. Much of it is surprisingly contrary to what 'everyone knows.' A remarkable work."…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 5.52" wide x 8.46" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Suber has taught more than 65 different courses in 40 years at UCLA's celebrated film schoo. He has been a consultant to every major film studio, and his former students are currently active throughout the world.

Sample contents: Accidents, Acting, Action, Acts,
Acts First, Acts - Second, Acts, Third, Adaptations, Age, Allies, Animation, Anipals, Antagonists, Antiheroes, Aristolatry, Armor, Art vs. Craft, Attitude, Attributes and Aptitudes
Audiences, Backstories, Beginnings and Endings, Betrayal, Biographies, Bisociation, Blessings, Blocking, Boring, Call to Adventure,
Catharsis, Causes, Change Chaos, Character- Power, Character Relationships, Character Studies... etc