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  • Get Started in Film Making: Teach Yourselfby Tom Holden

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99

    Make a Great Short Film is a jargon-free, straightforward guide for all budding film makers. Covering every aspect of making a film, from scriptwriting, casting and cameras to lighting, financing, filming and editing, this is the most comprehensive, user-friendly guide on the market. This new edition has been fully updated to take into account the... more...

  • Break into Screenwriting: Teach Yourselfby Ray Frensham

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 12.99

    This is a comprehensive, jargon-free guide for all budding screenwriters. Its aim is not just to guide you through the techniques and skills you need to write for the screen (film and television), but also to give you guidance on how to approach the industry as a whole. Focusing on every aspect of screenwriting, from how to set about the writing process... more...

  • Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakersby George Jr. Stevens

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00

    A companion volume to George Stevens, Jr.?s, much admired book of American Film Institute seminars with the great pioneering moviemakers (?Invaluable??Martin Scorsese). Those represented here?directors, producers, writers, actors, cameramen, composers, editors?are men and women working in pictures, beginning in 1950, when the studio system was collapsing... more...

  • Stolen Imagesby Raoul Peck; Bertrand Tavernier; Catherine Temerson

    Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Among today?s leading filmmakers, none brings to the screen such a deep awareness of how power is channeled from First to Third World societies, or exhibits such great human sensitivity, as Raoul Peck. Collected here for the first time are Peck?s three early feature and documentary screenplays as well as his seminal film  Lumumba .  In this collection... more...

  • Writing Irresistible Kidlitby Mary Kole

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    Captivate the hearts and minds of young adult readers! Writing for young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) audiences isn't just "kid's stuff" anymore--it's kidlit! The YA and MG book markets are healthier and more robust than ever, and that means the competition is fiercer, too. In Writing Irresistible Kidlit , literary agent Mary Kole shares her... more...

  • The Counselor (Movie Tie-in Edition)by Cormac McCarthy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.95

    On the eve of becoming a married man, the Counselor makes a risky entrée into the drug trade?and gambles that the consequences won?t catch up to him.   Along the gritty terrain of the Texas?Mexico border, a respected and recently engaged lawyer throws his stakes into a cocaine trade worth millions. His hope is that it will be a one-time deal and that,... more...

  • Inside Outby Walter Bernstein

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.00

    In an immensely alive and pointed memoir by a writer who was himself blacklisted during what Lillian Hellman so aptly called "scoundrel time, " Bernstein recounts his passage from idealist to scapegoat. Chronicling his writing careers in Hollywood and then television, Bernstein tells of the blacklisting for communism which brought ostracism, FBI surveillance,... more...

  • The Counselorby Cormac McCarthy

    Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 10.37

    An original screenplay by the author of No Country For Old Men, The Counselor is a major motion picture directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Brad Pitt. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy's original screenplay is the story of a lawyer who is so seduced by the desire... more...

  • Compound Cinematicsby Shinobu Hashimoto

    Vertical Inc. 2015; US$ 13.99

    Any list of Japan's greatest screenplay writers would feature Shinobu Hashimoto at or near the top. This memoir, focusing on his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, a gifted scenarist in his own right, offers indispenable insider account for fans and students of the director's oeuvre and invaluable insights into the unique process that is writing... more...

  • Film Genre for the Screenwriterby Jule Selbo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Film Genre for the Screenwriter is a practical study of how classic film genre components can be used in the construction of a screenplay. Based on Jule Selbo?s popular course, this accessible guide includes an examination of the historical origins of specific film genres, how and why these genres are received and appreciated by film-going audiences,... more...