• img-book

    Howard Suber

Sale!
ISBN: 9781932907179
SKU: 1581762/Done Category:

The Power of Film

by: Howard Suber

One of America’s most distinguished film professors 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.”” Francis Ford Coppola

 

$27.95 $20.96

Quantity:
Reviews
Meet the Author
avatar-author
If anyone can be called the “Yoda” of filming, it’s Howard Suber. For 46 years, Howard Suber has taught generations of screenwriters, directors, producers, and film scholars at UCLA’s celebrated film school, and his former students are today creating films and television programs and teaching film studies throughout the world. He created and for many years chaired UCLA’s current Film and Television Producers Program, which is focused on the realities of the modern film and television industries. He has team-taught with, or brought into the Producers Program, many of the most important movie studio heads, agents, producers, lawyers, and executives in the industry.
Books of Howard Suber
About This Book
Overview

One of America’s most distinguished film professors 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.”” Francis Ford Coppola

 

Details

ISBN: 9781932907179
SKU: 1581762/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: 1 Sep 2006
Page Count: 424

  1. :

    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.

  2. :

    For years students in Howard Suber’s legendary classes at UCLA begged him to write a book. Now that he has delivered it, filmmakers, scholars and anyone else with a serious interest in film can rejoice. A fascinating and thought-provoking work.

  3. :

    What Aristotle did for drama, Howard Suber has now done for film. This is a profound and succinct book that is miraculously fun to read.