Since 1992, The Directors Guild of America has hosted annual seminars featuring its nominees for outstanding feature film directing. In this all-new sequel to Directors Close Up, film and television director Jeremy Kagan culled the most insightful and entertaining responses from these acclaimed directors from the 2006 to 2012 seminars. From script development through pre-production to production and post-production, the directors—including George Clooney, Ethan and Joel Coen, Ron Howard, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg, among others—offer personal insights into every step of the creative process. Featuring materials from many of the productions, this book will be of interest to professional and aspiring directors as well as to film fans.
Discover Reading Early Reader This beginning reader takes a tour around the farm with a good morning greeting to each of the animals. For toddlers who are learning to say hello to everyone they meet (including the geese!) and beginning readers, this little book is sure to bring a smile to your child's face. Features full-screen photographs and pop-up text
What You Do to Get ’Em, You Better Do to Keep ’Em is taken from a black woman’s perspective in relation to holding on to a good man or a loving relationship. It is a nonfictional account of an interracial couple’s marriage. Telling this real-life story was prompted by the most painful period in the White-Black marriage. However, it details some of the bumps and bruises, as well as the love and good times of their first five years together. During Zye’Riah’s years in the dating scene, she’d hear the advice of some older women say, “Honey, what you do to get ’em, you gotta do to keep ’em.” Yet in her house, “Love conquers all” were the words she chose to “do” so that she could keep ’em.
Knit two socks at a time, while working from the toe up! In this delightful guide, Melissa Morgan-Oakes shares her revolutionary knitting technique that allows you to try on the socks as you work, avoid running out of yarn, and steer clear of the dreaded Kitchener stitch to finish off the toes. You can apply this exciting new technique to absolutely any sock pattern to help you to knit fabulous, perfectly formed pairs of socks for the whole family.
What if Lincoln didn't abolish slavery? What if an assassin succeeded in killing FDR in 1933? This volume presents 25 intriguing "what if..." scenarios by some of today's greatest historical minds-including James Bradley, Caleb Carr, James Chace, Theodore F. Cook, Jr., Carlos M.N. Eire, George Feifer, Thomas Fleming, Richard B. Frank, Victor Davis Hanson, Cecelia Holland, Alistair Horne, David Kahn, Robert Katz, John Lukacs, William H. McNeill, Lance Morrow, Williamson Murray, Josiah Ober, Robert L. O'Connell, Geoffrey Parker, Theodore K. Rabb, Andrew Roberts, Roger Spiller, Geoffrey C. Ward, and Tom Wicker.
Strong reading skills are the basis of school success, and Spectrum Reading for grade 2 will help children triumph over language arts and beyond. This standards-based workbook uses engaging text to support understanding main ideas, story structure, details, and key ideas. Spectrum Reading will help your child improve their reading habits and strengthen their ability to understand and analyze text. This best-selling series is a favorite of parents and teachers because it is carefully designed to be both effective and engaging—the perfect building blocks for a lifetime of learning.