If knowledge is power, then every player in Hollywood looking to gain the upper hand in dealmaking ought to dip into this book. Not that the book’s contents – like the studio accounting practices it depicts – will be fully understandable to anyone who’s not a CPA.
The film critic for Newsday (Anderson) and executive VP of marketing and publicity Warner Independent (Kim) throw a lifeline to young filmmakers and explain the film sales process.
Spanning the years 1941-1947, Volume 2 traces the larger-than-life director's career from Kane to his never finished documentary, It's All True, about life in Brazil.
The love-hate relationship between directors and actors is entertainingly dissected by veteran director John Badham and industry journalist Craig Modderno in this kiss-and-tell primer from the directing frontlines.