Filmmaker Newsletter was a periodical focused on the technical aspects of filmmaking, including many interviews with directors on how films were shot, descriptions and reviews of filmmaking equipment, filmmaking techniques, and much more.

Metrograph's selection of Filmmaker Newsletter includes issues from between 1972 and 1977, all used but in like new condition. For inquiries regarding specific issues, please email bookstore@metrograph.com.


Vol. 2, No. 6, April 1969: Contents include: Howard E. Fischer on fundraising for the arts; an article on the Underground Film Centre, and more.

Vol. 4, No. 4, February 1971: Contents include: two articles on ethnographic filmmaking by ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax; the opening of Anthology Film Archives, "Filmmakers Notebook: Recording One-Upmanship" by W.O. Haas, and more.

Vol. 6, No. 1, November 1972: Contents include: a review of "Marjoe" by Steven Glantz; an analysis of "Slaughterhouse Five"; a review of The New York Erotic Film Festival; "Israel: The Land of Film and Money" by Cara Rogoff, and more.

Vol. 6, No. 3, January 1973: Contents include: an interview with director Nicholas Ray; two essays on the emergence and use of Super-16; "Truffaut's 'Two English Girls'" by Win Sharples, Jr., and more.

Vol. 6, No. 7, May 1973: Contents include: interviews with the director, director of video photography, and associate director on the filming of "Sticks and Bones"; an interview with director David Greene on the making of "Godspell"; "A Visit with Richard Williams", and more.

Vol. 7, No. 1, November 1973: Contents include: an interview with writer/director John Milius on the making of "Dillinger"; "Filming the Watergate Hearings" by Vic Losick; an interview with Conrad Hall; "Highlights from Cannes- Part 2", and more.

Vol. 7, No. 2, December 1973: Contents include: a criticism of Truffaut's "Day For Night" by Richard Fisher; a profile of Francois Truffaut; an interview with John Hancock; "'Walt, Disney, The Art Of'" by Howard Beckerman, and more.

Vol. 7, No. 9-10, Summer 1974: Contents include: an essay on the comedy of Woody Allen's "Sleeper" by Judith Trotsky; first-hand and technical accounts on the filming of the PBS documentary "Lord of the Universe"; an interview with Steven Spielberg on the filming of "The Sugarland Express", and more.

Vol. 8, No. 2, December 1974: Contents include: "The Filming of 'BIGHORN!'" by Marty Stouffer; an interview with sound editor Walter Murch; "Filming 'The Man Who Ran'" by Michael Kravitz; an interview with director Alain Resnais, and more.

Vol. 8, No. 6, April 1975: Contents include: Elliot Davis on the making of "Harvest"; an interview with director Peter Davis about the making of "Hearts and Minds"; two profiles on the O.J. Simpson TV special "Juice on the Loose"; an interview with director Jill Godmilow on "Antonia", and more.

Vol. 8, No. 8, June 1975: Contents include: an interview with Y&R's Chet Novich on being an agency producer; an interview with director Peter Bogdonovich; "Filming in Southeast Asia" by Marvin Bowman, and more.

Vol. 8, No. 10, August 1975: Contents include: an article on the making of the documentary "The Wild and the Brave"; director Rex Reed explains the special effects and inspiration behind "Texas Chainsaw Massacre"; picture editor Sid Levin on "Nashville", "'Coming Apart' and 'David Holzman's Diary'" by Adam Reilly, and more.

Vol. 9, No. 1, November 1975: Contents include: director Basil Wright on "Song of Ceylon"; an interview with cinematographer Frank Stanley; an interview with director Howard Zieff on "Hearts of the West"; "Puppets in Wonderland" by Howard Beckerman, and more.

Vol. 9, No. 5, March 1976: Contents include: director Louis Malle on "Black Moon"; an article on the filming of documentary short "If You Were Me"; the making of the television show "The Adams Chronicles"; "The Mitchell Brothers: Making it in Porn", by Larry Sturhahn, and more.

Vol. 9, No. 6, April 1976: Contents include: co-director Mark Haggard on the making of "The First Nudie Musical"; an interview with Robert Wise; Paul Mazursky on "Last Stop Greenwich Village", "Filming for Russian TV" by Yuri Brokhin, and more.

Vol. 9, No. 9, July 1976: Contents include: an interview with Alain Robbe-Grillet; an article on CBS filming techniques for covering the 1976 presidental conventions; "Benji: The $30 Million Dollar Dog" by Judith McNally, and more.

Vol. 9, No. 10, August 1976: Contents include: an interview with producer of Richard Lorberon "Dance in America"; "'P.I.N.S.' and Dramatized Documentary" by Polly Wells; an overview of the 30th Cannes Film Festival, and more.

Vol. 9, No. 12, October 1976: Contents include: an interview with J. Paul Getty; an interview with Samuel Sherman International-Independent Pictures on "The Art of the Exploitation Film"; an interview with director Don Siegel on the making of "The Shootist"; "Medical Applications of Videotape" by Judith McNally, and more.

Vol. 10, No. 3, January 1977: Contents include: an article on the making of Hal Ashby's "Bound for Glory" and recreating Woody Guthrie; a review of "Loops", an animation short film series; "'Courage to Succeed': A Production Profile" by Ellen Tunick, and more.

Vol. 10, No. 4, February 1977: Contents include: an interview with Joris Ivens on "The Foolish Old Man Who Moved the Mountains"; "The Peak Experience: Shooting on Mount Baker" by Judith McNally, and more.

Vol. 10, No. 5, March 1977: Contents include: an article on the making of "Hollywood on Trial"; an account of the filming techniques used on "Saturday Night Live", an more.

Vol. 11, No. 1, November 1977: Contents include: an interview with Ed Emshwiller; an article on the filming of "Yukon Passage"; Fred Zinnemann on "Julia", and more.

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