The Screen director

United States, 1951

Film
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Follows a typical director through his work at a Hollywood studio. The director interprets the parts to actors and offers other suggestions to casting director, cameraman, art director, writer and producer. He approves every detail during production. He decides how the picture shall be edited and works with the musicians in scoring it. The film includes newsreel shots of directors receiving Academy Awards.

Credits

production company

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Warner Bros Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:09:32:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28261

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture studios

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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