ISBN-10:
081084964X
ISBN-13:
9780810849648
Pub. Date:
08/01/2003
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Ready When You Are, Mr. Coppola, Mr. Spielberg, Mr. Crowe / Edition 1

Ready When You Are, Mr. Coppola, Mr. Spielberg, Mr. Crowe / Edition 1

by Jerry Ziesmer, Cameron Crowe
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Overview

Now available in paperback! No movie has ever been made, or made well, without the character who toils just outside the spotlight. He arranged for the spotlight, hired the spotlight operator, and even made sure that it was trained correctly on the stars. At the end of the day, there would be no blinking movie screens, no blinking 'scar winners, no finished films, good or bad, without the Assistant Director. Jerry Ziesmer was an assistant director for over thirty years, working on countless films before his retirement in the middle-nineties. He has worked with some of Hollywood's biggest directors, and its biggest stars. In this memoir, he recounts his time in Hollywood including his work on the sets of Apocalypse Now, Close Encounters, and Jerry Maguire. Written with the craft and humor that made Jerry Ziesmer one of the most sought-after assistant directors in Hollywood, this book will be a treasure for students and fans of twentieth-century Hollywood. Cloth edition previously published in 2000.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810849648
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Series: Scarecrow Filmmakers Series , #69
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 5.55(w) x 8.71(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

Jerry Ziesmer is a long-time member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the Directors Guild of America. In 2006, Jerry Ziesmer was presented with the Frank Capra Achievement Award in recognition of Career Achievement by the Directors Guild of America for an Assistant Director. He attended Northwestern University and did his graduate work at UCLA where he wrote Stan Laurel: The Little One, a study of comedy film techniques. He and his wife, Suzanne, live in Los Angeles and are currently working for Steven Spielberg on another Cameron Crowe project. They also teach film production classes each year for UCLA extension, as well as mentoring serious film students and young professionals by e-mail at AC563@LAFN.ORG.

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Ready When You Are, Mr. Coppola, Mr. Spielberg, Mr. Crowe 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Mr. Ziesmer being one of my idols before he wrote the book, really gets to the nuts and bolts of this great career. As a person that wants to be an A.D. he has given me more inspiration than ever before. With his insight, and great description, any fan of film, or future A.D. should buy this book and regard it as the A.D. bible. See you in the credits!