SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND CONSULTING
SERVICES FOR ALL FILM DIRECTORS
PHASE ONE: The Director's
PHASE TWO: The Director's
PHASE THREE: The Director's
"Learn The Fine Art of Directing from
One of Los Angeles' Finest
JOURNEY (The book)
- Within months
of its publication in 1997, THE DIRECTOR'S
JOURNEY became a number one best seller
(Nonfiction, Los Angeles Times, September 1997)
and consequently has become an essential tool
for emerging and established filmmakers. THE
DIRECTOR'S JOURNEY is currently required
reading at most of the top film schools and has
just been translated into German and Japanese as
it continues to sell well world wide.
As a director, you are in the center of a
creative team of actors, writers, designers,
producers, cameramen, special effects
coordinators, editors and composers. How do you
draw all these talented artists together to
share a single vision? How do you express the
writer's intentions? And how do you keep the
actors' performances fresh.
Mark W. Travis takes the mystery out of
directing. His refreshing approach will enhance
your directing skills and help you deliver
powerful performances and well-conceived
Contents include: The Director and The Script,
The Script Breakdown, The Creative Team, The
Casting Process, The Rehearsal Process,
Production and Post Production.
THE DIRECTOR'S JOURNEY is based on the
methods Travis has developed in his popular
directing seminars which have been attended by
hundreds of film directors.
THE DIRECTOR'S JOURNEY will be available
"Mark Travis understands that the Director is
quintessentially a storyteller. He knows what it
takes to shape a compelling film."
-George Tillman, Jr.,
SOUL FOOD, NAVY DIVER
"Mark Travis said the things I always wanted to
hear as an actress, and taught me things I needed
to know to be a director."
actress, producer, director,
BEVERLY HILLS 90210
"Stimulating and informative
made me want
to go out and make a movie."
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"Writers and actors will weep with relief
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more than a practical guide; he has evolved an
enlightened, egoless, and effective approach based
on communication and the drive to create the most
authentic, powerful work. I recommend it."
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"With astonishing clarity Mark Travis
articulates the techniques and skills of film
directing. Not only does the beginning student find
invaluable guidance on all stages of the directing
process, but ht experienced director will learn
rational explanations for many of the things he may
have only been doing intuitively."
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WAR GAMES, BLUE THUNDER
"I was immediately able to apply the
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