Projections 3

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ISBN 9780571170470 Format Paperback
Published 21/03/1994 Length 320 pages

About Book

Projections is a forum for film-makers in which the practitioners of cinema write about their craft. The centrepiece of this issue is the journals of Francis Ford Coppola, whose films, such as the Godfather trilogy and Apocalypse Now, are considered masterworks of contemporary cinema. This volume also contains articles by leading film-makers about the state of the art at this moment.

Included in this volume:

Francis Ford Coppola - Journals 1989-1993
Chen Kaige on Chinese Cinema
Sydney Pollack on Directing Actors
Allan Starski - Art Direction: Wajda to Spielberg
Hal Willner - Making Music for Short Cuts
Michael Almereyda on Pixelvision
Kasdan on Kasdan
Michael Tolkin on Screenwriting
Art Linson on Producing
Quentin Tarantino - The Director as Writer
Sally Potter - Orlando Diary
Gus Van Sant on Hollywood
Richard Stanley - Dust Devil Diary
Hal Hartley - Flirt
Zrinko Ogresta - Cry from Croatia.

  • Edited By: John Boorman

    John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was 'Catch Us If You Can' in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making.

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