ACTION REALISM: THE ART OF ACTION
MovieMaker Magazine Rave Review!
“Action director Lawrence Ribeiro’s new book Action Realism: The Art of Action goes beyond its scope as a technical production manual to become a holistic treatise on creativity.”
“Practical advice… engaging insights…an expansive scope of examples… technically concise and encouraging.”
Film Independent: Click to read Part I - Building A Better Stunt Sequence
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What makes an action sequence? Using the art and science of an innovative new approach, critically acclaimed Action Director Lawrence Ribeiro gets to the heart of creating action. This book was written for two reasons: to live life while developing your own point of view and to bring back realism -- Action Realism. Start by retraining your eyes how to see. Discover opportunities for speed. Follow the book as it breaks down the components of creating speed, from location scouting to camera choreography to physical movement and much more! Use each tool individually or learn to integrate them to produce an exciting rush of imagery. Written for veteran and novice filmmakers alike, with or without a big budget. Learn how to translate life experience into exciting visual sequences. By the end, you will gain the ability to shape dynamic sequences, from motorcycles to cars to fights!