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- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99
Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic. Sikov primes the eye and mind in the special techniques of film analysis. His description of mise-en-scene helps readers grasp the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 27.95
The Contemporary Monologue" is an exciting selection of speeches of all types, serious and comic, realistic and absurdist, drawn from plays written by contemporary playwrights over the past ten years. Updating the popular "Modern Monologues," this fresh collection of speeches represents the best American and English playwrights of today including... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 17.99
A top-ranking director sets out his rehearsal techniques in this invaluable handbook for actors and directors. Different Every Night is the culmination of a lifetime of work in the theatre, the most complete rehearsal methodology in print since Stanislavsky. It offers a vital masterclass for actors and directors, full of sound practical advice... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2014; US$ 19.00
Celebrating Shanghai?s rich cinematic history, the films covered here represent a lengthy time period, from the first Golden Age of Chinese Cinema in the 1930s to the city?s status as an international production hub in 2013. Given the enduring status of Shanghai as the "Paris of the East," World Film Locations: Shanghai emphasizes the city?s cosmopolitan... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 27.00
With American cinema facing intense technological and financial challenges both at home and abroad, and with Indian media looking to globalize, there have been numerous high-profile institutional connections between Hollywood and Bombay cinema in the past few years. Many accounts have proclaimed India?s transformation in a relatively short period... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Screenplay: Building Story Through Character is designed to help screenwriters turn simple or intricate ideas into exciting, multidimensional film narratives with fully-realized characters. Based on Jule Selbo?s unique 11-step structure for building story through characters, the book teaches budding screenwriters the skills to focus and shape their... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96 US$ 15.97
In this provocative analysis of screen industries in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore, Michael Curtin delineates the globalizing pressures and opportunities that since the 1980s have dramatically transformed the terrain of Chinese film and television, including the end of the cold war, the rise of the World Trade Organization, the escalation... more...