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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99
This book examines the lives and works of famous filmmakers and screen actors through the perspective of bipolar and depressive disorders. The filmmakers discussed in this volume include directors Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, and Tim Burton; as well as actors Carrie Fisher, James Dean, Peter Sellers, and Jim Carrey. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00
Through her study of the narrative themes and strategies of Italian commercial sound films of the fascist era, Marcia Landy shows that cultural life under fascism was not monopolized by official propaganda. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95
Looking for fresh, original scenes for your fast-paced acting or directing class? Tired of the same old material everyone recognizes? Want the flexibility to play any character in any scene? Book of Sides: Original, Short Scenes for Actors and Directors offers scenes that are considerably shorter than those in similar books but still feature... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Vampires have been a popular subject for writers since their inception in 19th century Gothic literature and, later, became popular with filmmakers. Now the classical vampire is extinct, and in its place are new vampires who embrace the hi-tech worlds of science fiction. This book is the first to examine the history of vampires in science fiction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook relying on binary Cold War terms. With the opening... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95
What are the do?s and don?ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant?s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career? ? Answer these questions and many more with The... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed narrative is one of the definitive sources of the life of the Maid of Orleans. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
During the twentieth century, the medium of film has developed as a means of understanding the complexity of modern life. Since 1968, film theory has concentrated not so much on theme or content but on the deeper question of how the medium works on its viewer. Film theory has been profoundly influenced by the writings of such modern thinkers as Saussure,... more...
- Routledge 2005; US$ 37.95
A practical guide to creative writing. Covers life writing, novels, short stories, poetry, screenwriting. Discusses literary theory, example texts, style, sentence structure, punctuation, vocabulary, courses, resources, getting published. more...