Our new book 'Suspense With a Camera' brings the secrets of suspense out of the shadows for all film genres. Written for screenwriters and directors by a leading expert on Hitchcock techniques, this book features insights on crafting suspense for the screen with never-before-published revelations that go far beyond the cliché knives, corpses, and blondes that many associate with Hitchcock.
Hitchcock scholar Jeffrey Michael Bays, writer/producer of Hitch20, shares his top tips in this ultimate guide to suspense. Includes interviews with leading film practitioners: director Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips, Bourne Supremacy, Bourne Ultimatum, Jason Bourne), director Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), editor Saar Klein (Bourne Identity). You've got a camera. Now start making suspense!
Bourne Identity (2002) Universal Pictures.
Psycho (1960) Paramount Pictures.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955-1961) NBCUniversal.
The Birds (1963) Universal Pictures.
Rear Window (1954) Paramount Pictures.
Michael Wiese Productions (2017)