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  • Film Directing Fundamentalsby Nicholas Proferes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on the screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, this book provides clear-cut ways to translate a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, the reader is led through specific techniques to analyze and translate... more...

  • Motion Picture and Video Lightingby Blain Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Motion Picture and Video Lighting, Second Edition, is your indispensable guide to film and video lighting. Written by the author of the industry bible Cinematography , this book explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. It will show you not only how to light, but why. Written by a professional in the field,... more...

  • Charlie Kaufman and Hollywood's Merry Band of Pranksters, Fabulists and Dreamersby Derek Hill

    Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 16.98

    Since the late 1990s, a subtle, subversive element has been at work within the staid confines of the Hollywood dream factory. Young filmmakers like Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Michel Gondry, David O. Russell, Richard Linklater, and Sofia Coppola rode in on the coattails of the independent film movement that blossomed in the early 1990s and have managed... more...

  • In Glorious Technicolorby Francine Stock

    Random House 2011; US$ 27.38

    At the end of the nineteenth century, audiences were enthralled by the flickering image of an oncoming train in a Lumière Brothers' short film; more than a hundred years later the immersive fantasy of Avatar enveloped audiences around the globe. Film is a communal dream in which our fears and fantasies are revealed, often to startling... more...

  • The New Extremism in Cinemaby Tanya Horeck; Tina Kendall

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 37.00

    Explosive images of sex and violence in films by directors such as Catherine Breillat, Gaspar Noe, Michael Haneke and Lars von Trier have attracted media attention for the ways in which they seek to shock and provoke the spectator into powerful affective and visceral responses. This first collection of essays devoted to the new extremism in contemporary... more...

  • Contemporary Action Cinemaby Lisa Purse

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    Action cinema is a popular and familiar form which reflects the cultural, industrial and historical landscape from which it emerges. Lisa Purse analyses the genre's pleasures and complexities in the light of both its cinematic history and the latest critical debates. Focussing on action cinema of the 2000s, this book explores issues of visual style,... more...

  • Heritage Film Audiencesby Claire Monk

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    The concept of 'heritage cinema' is now firmly established as an influential - as well as much-debated and contested - critical framework for the discussion of period or historical representation in film, most prominently with reference to British heritage and 'post-heritage' film successes since the 1980s, but also to comparable examples... more...

  • The Pleasure and Pain of Cult Horror Filmsby Bartlomiej Paszylk

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95

    The horror genre harbors a number of films too bold or bizarre to succeed with mainstream audiences, but offering unique, startling and often groundbreaking qualities that have won them an enduring following. Beginning with Victor Sjostrom's The Phantom Carriage in 1921, this book tracks the evolution and influence of underground cult horror over... more...

  • Cinema Rawby Kurt Lancaster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    With the next generation of raw cinema cameras you can finally shoot professionally with uncompressed raw motion pictures?without compromising your image or your budget. In Cinema Raw: Shooting and Color Grading with the Ikonoskop, Digital Bolex, and Blackmagic Cinema Cameras , Lancaster takes you through the birth of these new cameras and includes... more...

  • Single-Camera Video Productionby Robert B. PhD Musburger; Michael R Ogden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Learn everything you need to know about creating video using the single-camera format, from preproduction planning to setting up, rehearsing, shooting, striking, and pleasing your audience. Harness lighting, audio, editing, and aesthetic techniques that will enhance the quality of your video projects and keep your clients coming back for more. Simple,... more...