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Film

  • Only Fools and Horses (The Best of British Comedy)by Richard Webber

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 6.82

    The best jokes, gags and scenes from a true British comedy classic. Del: You were gun running during the Spanish Civil War? Grandad: Well…that was the best time to do it! more...

  • How to Work the Film & TV Marketsby Heather Hale

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    How to Work the Film & TV Markets takes independent filmmakers, television and digital content creators on a virtual tour of the entertainment industry’s trade shows — the circulatory system of the entire global media landscape. This book highlights the most significant annual events around the world, details a dossier of all the players that frequent... more...

  • Grammar of the Shotby Christopher J. Bowen; Roy Thompson

    2017; US$ 34.95

    The newly-revised and updated fourth edition of Grammar of the Shot teaches readers the principles behind successful visual communication in motion media through shot composition, screen direction, depth cues, lighting, camera movement, and shooting for editing. Many general practices are suggested that should help to create rich, multi-layered... more...

  • Grammar of the Editby Christopher J. Bowen; Roy Thompson

    2017; US$ 34.95

    Tell more effective visual stories by learning the "grammar" of cinematic language with this elegant, accessible reference. The fourth edition of Grammar of the Edit gives you the answers to the all-important questions of when to cut and why , and teaches readers the principles behind transitions, editing for continuity, selecting the best shots,... more...

  • Cinematic Urban Geographiesby François Penz; Richard Koeck

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 104.89

    This book proposes new methodological tools and approaches in order to tease out and elicit the different facets of urban fragmentation through the medium of cinema and the moving image, as a contribution to our understanding of cities and their topographies. In doing so it makes a significant contribution to the literature in the growing field of... more...

  • Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo and the Hermeneutic Spiralby Robert J. Belton

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 93.31

    This book offers a new approach to film studies by showing how our brains use our interpretations of various other films in order to understand Alfred Hitchcock’s  Vertigo . Borrowing from behavioral psychology, cognitive science and philosophy, author Robert J. Belton seeks to explain differences of critical opinion as inevitable. The book... more...

  • British Broadcasting and the Public-Private Dichotomyby Simon Dawes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.40

    This text offers a theoretical engagement with the ways in which private and public interests - and how those interests have been understood - have framed the changing rationale for broadcasting regulation, using the first century of UK broadcasting as a starting point. Unlike most books on broadcasting, this text adopts an explicitly Foucauldian... more...

  • Lieben, Leiden und Begehrenby Daniela Otto

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 14.70

    Die Liebe ist der Erzählstoff für die großen Geschichten unserer Zeit und gleichsam lieben wir selbst nach Erzählmustern, die wir aus Literatur, Kino und Fernsehen kennen. Erfahren Sie in diesem Sachbuch, inwiefern Medien in Form von Filmen und TV-Serien unser ganz persönliches Liebesleben, unsere Beziehungen und unser Verständnis von Sexualität... more...

  • Storytelling for Virtual Realityby John Bucher

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Storytelling for Virtual Reality serves as a bridge between students of new media and professionals working between the emerging world of VR technology and the art form of classical storytelling. Rather than examining purely the technical, the text focuses on the narrative and how stories can best be structured, created, and then told in virtual... more...

  • Film Directing Fundamentalsby Nicholas T. Proferes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on-screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, Nicholas Proferes 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... more...