Conversations At The American Film Institute With The Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation"

Jack Sayles uses his earnings as a screenwriter for hire to finance his independent films. Here he is behind the camera on the 1983 film "Baby It's You," which he wrote and directed.

 - Photo credit American Film Institute

Jack Sayles uses his earnings as a screenwriter for hire to finance his independent films. Here he is behind the camera on the 1983 film "Baby It's You," which he wrote and directed.

Photo credit American Film Institute

Conversations At The American Film Institute With The Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation"

The American Film Institute’s founding director George Stevens offers an inside look at the art and craft of making movies. His new book presents conversations between students and moviemakers from the 1950s to Hollywood today.

The American Film Institute’s founding director George Stevens offers an inside look at the art and craft of making movies. His new book presents conversations between students and moviemakers from the 1950s to Hollywood today.

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George Stevens, Jr.

award-winning film and television writer, director, producer, and founder of the American Film Institute. He is also author of “Conversations With The Great Moviemakers Of Hollywood’s Golden Age At The American Film Institute.”

Photo Gallery: American Film Institute Through The Years

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Excerpted from "Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation" by George Stevens, Jr. Copyright © 2012 by the American Film Institute. Excerpted by permission of Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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