We’ve gathered a panel of editors who worked on our new ebook, In their Own Words: Fiction Directors, to talk about what is in the book, how it was made, and why it’s so exciting.
This episode features Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney, Executive Editor Orla Smith, Associate Editor Brett Pardy, and In Their Own Words editor Lindsay Pugh
In their own words: Fiction directors
Discover how the best fiction filmmakers from around the world approach everything from working across genres, to representation in film, to devising an aesthetic, to post-production.
Taking you through the process of making a movie, from conception to final cut, In their own words: Fiction directors offers sometimes contradictory advice on the magic of movie-making.
Pre-order your copy now at https://theirownwords.ca (book available March 12)
- This is the second book in our In their own words series which began with In their own words: Documentary Masters. A bundle discount is now available.
- Visit Lindsay’s website, Woman in Revolt, an intersectional feminist film and television blog
- Watch our Lockdown Film School session with Sofia Bohdanowicz and Kazik Radwanski on directing low-budget films
- Directors featured in the ebook include: Haifaa Al-Mansour / Shola Amoo / Benedict Andrews / Quinn Armstrong / Amma Asante / Olivier Assayas / Jeff Barnaby / Sofia Bohdanowicz / Deragh Campbell / Dominic Cooke / Terence Davies / Yann Demange / Arnaud Desplechin / Andrea Dorfman / Gwaii Edenshaw / Chris Elena / Anne Emond / Richard Eyre / Sadaf Foroughi / Philippe Falardeau / Coralie Fargeat / Jennifer Fox / Merawi Gerima / Rupert Goold / Debra Granik / Andrew Haigh / Brett Haley / Mia Hansen-Love / Kathleen Hepburn / Atsuko Hirayanagi / Eliza Hittman / Joanna Hogg / Anna Rose Holmer / Susan Johnson / Wanuri Kahiu / Natasha Kermani / Ariane Labed / Yorgos Lanthimos / Pablo Larraín / Francis Lee / Mike Leigh / Philippe Lesage / Sam Levinson / Tonie Marshall / Lucrecia Martel / Ashley McKenzie / Kleber Mendonça Filho / Rebecca Miller / Oren Moverman / Jasmin Mozaffari / Cristian Mungiu / Darlene Naponse / Rungano Nyoni / Christian Petzold / Pascal Plante / Sally Potter / Kazik Radwanski / Atiq Rahimi / Lynne Ramsay / Kelly Reichardt / Patricia Rozema / Lone Scherfig / Céline Sciamma / Alankrita Shrivastava / Mina Shum / Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers / Warwick Thornton / Joachim Trier / Athina Rachel Tsangari / Lulu Wang / Alice Winocour / Carmel Winters / Chloe Zhao / Darya Zhuk