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In your paper, Explain auteur theory.  Describe, using Chapter 8 of the text as a reference, the criteria for what makes a director an auteur. Identify a director who meets the criteria posed by auteur theory  Summarize briefly the ways in which this director meets those criteria using examples from at least two of the director’s films. Apply the lens of auteur theory in breaking down the director’s technical competence, distinguishable personality, and interior meaning using specific examples of his/her work (e.g., particular scenes or plot components). Analyze the specific ways in which filmmaking techniques, consistent themes, and storytelling distinguish your chosen director as an auteur among his/her peers.

The Directors and Auteur Theory paper Must be 900 to 1200 words in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.) resource. Must include a separate title page with the following:  Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted