Everything I Know About Filmmaking I Learned Watching Seven Samurai

Everything I Know About Filmmaking I Learned Watching Seven Samurai

by Richard D. Pepperman

Paperback

$19.95
View All Available Formats & Editions
Members save with free shipping everyday! 
See details

Overview

In celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai — one of cinema’s most superb and influential achievements — Richard D. Pepperman presents this elegant book as a master class, and illustrates, with beautiful strokes of insight, how and why this film has inspired generations of filmmakers. Here is a handbook for directors, screenwriters, and editors, and a guide for all curious lovers of cinema.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615932115
Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 725,700
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Richard D. Pepperman has worked in film for a half century. His credits include work as an editor, postproduction supervisor, and consultant on features, documentaries, industrials, music videos, and commercials.
Richard’s film collaborations have been official selections to many international festivals, including: Aspen, Berlin, Cannes, the Hamptons, Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), London, Montreal, Munich, Rotterdam, Sitges (Barcelona), Tel Aviv, Tokyo, and Toronto.
Richard is the author of The Eye is Quicker. Film Editing: Making a Good Film Better (2004); Setting Up Your Scenes: The Inner Workings of Great Films (2005); Film School: How to Watch DVDs and Learn Everything About Filmmaking (2008); and Illuminations: Memorable Movie Moments (2010), a finalist for the 2011 Best Moving Image Book Award, and selected to the permanent collection of Britain’s National Media Museum.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prelude: East Meets West Meets East
Foreword: Sidney Atkins
STORY: Teaching and Learning

Disc 1:
1. Main Titles: 00:00:01 – 00:03:09
2. “Is There No God to Protect Us?”: 00:03:10 – 00:10:26
3. Shopping for Samurai: 00:10:27 – 00:17:09
4. Death of a Thief : 00:17:10 – 00:24:58
5. A Master and His Disciples: 00:24:59 – 00:32:56
6. Samurai Auditions. Part I: 00:32:57 – 00:40:30
7. Samurai Auditions. Part II: 00:40:31 – 00:49:50
8. The Seventh Samurai: 00:49:51– 01:01:11
9. Frightened Village: 01:01:12 – 01:09:44
10. False Alarm: 01:09:45 – 01:14:13
11. Making Plans: 01:14:14 – 01:22:38
12. “Still A Child”: 01:22:39 – 01:26:31
13. Samurai Armor: 01:26:32 – 01:34:14
14. The Secret Garden: 01:34:15 – 01:40:25
15. Training: 01:40:26 – 01:46:38
16. Intermission: 01:46:39 – 01:51:52

Disc 2:
17. Harvesting (1): 00:00:01 – 00:03:30
18. Night Watch (2): 00:03:31 – 00:07:05
19. Building Barricades (3): 00:07:06 – 00:12:56
20. The Scouts (4): 00:12:57 – 00:20:13
21. The Surprise Attack (5): 00:20:14 – 00:28:07
22. Funeral (6): 00:28:08 – 00:30:23
23. The First Battle (7): 00:30:24 – 00:41:30
24. Night Skirmish (8): 00:41:31 – 00:49:08
25. The Second Battle (9): 00:49:09 – 00:56:55
26. Behind the Lines (10): 00:56:56 – 01:08:23
27. That Night (11): 01:08:24 – 01:21:36
28. The Last Battle (12): 01:21:37 – 01:30:35
29. Finale (13): 01:30:36 – 01:34:51

Awaken: An Enduring Muse
About the Author
Bibliography
Index

Customer Reviews