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(New York, New York) StudentFilmmakers.com and Student Filmmakers Magazine are proud to announce an exciting webinar, “Behind the Scenes with Bethany Rooney and Patrick Cady, ASC: ‘Directors Tell the Story’.” The educational session is set to take place today, Thursday, November 9, 2023, 10:00am PST to 11:15am PST (California time). Patrick and Bethany will discuss collaborating with actors and crew.
Bethany Rooney has directed over two hundred episodes of prime-time network shows, including NCIS, The Originals, Nashville, NCIS New Orleans, and Criminal Minds. She teaches the Warner Brothers Directing Workshop and serves on numerous committees at the Directors Guild of America. Bethany’s book is “Directors Tell the Story, 2nd Edition,” available both in paperback and e-Book format.
Patrick Cady, an award-winning and Emmy nominated Cinematographer, continues to quickly ascend as an exceptional film and television director. His body of work includes directing for CBS All Access’ hit series INTERROGATION starring Peter Sarsgaard, David Strathairn and Vincent D’Onofrio where Patrick directed four of the ten episodes. Additionally, Patrick’s directing credits include multiple episodes of BOSCH at Amazon including directing half of the seventh and final season of the show, including the series finale. Patrick has also directed episodes of BOSCH: LEGACY. His first television directing experience was the premiere episode of the final season of RECTIFY which garnered high praise across the board.
This webinar offers a unique opportunity for participants to gain valuable filmmaking insights and engage in a meaningful conversation with two distinguished directors in the film and television industry, Bethany Rooney and Patrick Cady, ASC. In this online session, Patrick will guide an educational Q&A discussion with Bethany, and they will discuss collaborating with actors and crew.
Today, Thursday, November 9, 2023. The webinar is scheduled to begin at 10:00 am PST (California Time) and will run until 11:15 am PST (California Time).
The live webinar, presented by StudentFilmmakers.com, will be hosted online via the Zoom platform.
Bethany Rooney and Patrick Cady, ASC will offer valuable insights for individuals at all levels, from students to professionals, interested in the art and craft of directing for film and television.
HOW TO REGISTER:
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Bethany Rooney has directed over two hundred episodes of prime-time network shows, including NCIS, The Originals, Nashville, NCIS New Orleans, and Criminal Minds. She teaches the Warner Brothers Directing Workshop and serves on numerous committees at the Directors Guild of America. Check out her book, Directors Tell the Story: Master the Craft of Television and Film Directing.
Move over, movies: the freshest storytelling today is on television, where the multi-episodic format is used for rich character development and innovative story arcs. Directors Tell the Story, Second Edition offers rare insight and advice straight from two A-list television directors whose credits include NCIS, NCIS New Orleans, Nashville, Criminal Minds and many more.
Here, in one volume, learn everything you need to know to become an excellent director, not merely a good one. Covering everything through prep, shoot, and post, the authors offer practical instruction on how to craft a creative vision, translate a script into a visual story, establish and maintain the look and feel of a television show or film, lead the cast and crew, keep a complex operation running on time and on budget, and effectively oversee editing and post-production. Directors Tell the Story provides behind-the-scenes access to the secrets of successful directors, as well as exercises that use original scripted material.
This newly updated edition features:
- All-new “From the Experts” sections with insider info known only to working professionals
- Profiles of top film and TV luminaries with advice and tips
- Additional “How I Got My First Job” stories from directors currently in the trenches
- Useful instruction to help you put directing techniques into practice
- A companion website featuring directing tutorials and video interviews with the authors