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Many ways of directing a film: Teaching the ‘Modes of creative practice' (2019)
Book Chapter
Lees, D. (2019). Many ways of directing a film: Teaching the ‘Modes of creative practice'. In M. D. Mourāo, S. Semerdjiev, C. Mello, & A. Taylor (Eds.), 21st Century Film, TV and Media School Book – Volume 2: Directing. CILECT

This chapter examines the creative practice of fiction film directors and seeks to identify patterns of difference that can be sorted into coherent schemes of practice. I then apply these findings in order to propose pedagogic innovations in film edu... Read More about Many ways of directing a film: Teaching the ‘Modes of creative practice'.

Becoming independent: Distribution after the multiplex (2017)
Book Chapter
Lees, D., & Sexton, M. (2017). Becoming independent: Distribution after the multiplex. In A. Weinstein (Ed.), Perform: Directing for the ScreenRoutledge Focail Press

This chapter provides an overall understanding of how online distribution has impacted on directing for independent films. It seeks to offer insights into the opportunities for directors to find distribution online, analysing new strategies that can... Read More about Becoming independent: Distribution after the multiplex.