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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Gaming Film explores the growing influence of computer games on contemporary cinema. From the type of stories told to their complex structural patterns, from the changing modes of reception to innovative visual aesthetics, computer games are re-shaping the cinematic landscape in exciting directions. more...
- Quirk Books 2014; US$ 16.95
Strange-But-True Tales of Cross-Dressers, Drug Addicts, Foot Fetishists, and Other Legendary Filmmakers. With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from D. W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino, Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers reveals the little-known secrets of all your favorite directors. Why did Charlie Chaplin refuse to bathe for weeks... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00
The screenplay is currently the focus of extensive critical re-evaluation, however, as yet there has been no comprehensive study of its historical development. International in scope and placing emphasis on the development and variety of screenplay texts themselves, this book will be an important and innovative addition to the current literature. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 17.99
This unique visual reference guide will be an invaluable resource to professional designers?from architects to illustrators, production designers, art directors, decorators, film concept artists, sculptors, and painters. It utilizes color photographs to illustrate a wide range of locations and styles of architecture throughout Egypt, particularly highlighting... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Class, Crime and International Film Noir argues that, in its postwar, classical phase, this dark variant of the crime film was not just an American phenomenon. Rather, these seedy tales with their doomed heroes and heroines were popular all over the world including France, Britain, Italy and Japan. more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 21.87
How do you prepare for your first day on the set? Why might a bad audition lead to a good job offer? How should you research? What's the effect of a long tour on your love-life? Can you have a glass of wine before a matinee? What's the difference between transitive and intransitive corpsing? What is stage fright? In Michael Pennington's highly personal... more...
- Octopus 2012; US$ 24.99
Production designers are artistic masters in their own right. They are responsible for the ?look? of a movie; joining productions at an early stage, they coordinate costume design, special effects, set design, make-up, and location scouting to ensure a unified visual appearance. In Production Design, 16 production designers share their insights, anecdotes,... more...
- Octopus 2012; US$ 24.99
The value of the editor?s craft to a finished film cannot be underestimated, and it?s no surprise that directors rely heavily on the same editor over and over again. Seventeen exclusive interviews with some of the world?s top film editors, including Walter Murch, Virginia Katz, Joel Cox, Tim Squyres and Richard Marks, explore the art of film editing;... more...
- Octopus 2013; US$ 24.99
Responsible for hiring all members of cast and crew from the director onwards, the producer?s role is central to the making of any film and responsibilities can include everything from script development to securing financing to masterminding a film?s marketing campaign. While few film producers are household names, they wield a degree of control that... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 19.99
'A clear, insightful and sensitive look at the work of script editors and screen writers' - Hossein Amini: writer of Drive and director of The Two Faces of January. The Art of Script Editing provides a comprehensive overview of this vital role, examining its responsibilities and functions during all stages of the development process, both... more...