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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95
At the turn of the past century, the main function of a newspaper was to offer ?menus? by which readers could make sense of modern life and imagine how to order their daily lives. Among those menus in the mid-1910s were several that mediated the interests of movie manufacturers, distributors, exhibitors, and the rapidly expanding audience of fans.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Financing an independent feature film production is a highly complex process. This book demystifies the legal and commercial implications of a film from start to finish. It provides a detailed survey of each of the processes and players involved, and analyses of the legal and commercial issues faced by all of the participants in a film financing... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95
In the late 1970s, the adult film industry began the transition from celluloid to home video. Smutty Little Movies traces this change and examines the cultural and legal efforts to regulate, contain, limit, or eradicate pornography. Drawing on a wide variety of materials, Smutty Little Movies de-centers the film text in favor of industry histories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95
Short films have come into their own, not least in part due to the incredible new ways to distribute them, including the Web, cell phones, new festivals devoted to shorts--even television and theatres. This is the ultimate guide for anyone who's made a short film and wonders what to do next. Whether your short film is meant to be a calling card, a... more...
- AMACOM 2016; US$ 14.95
Today?s performers need to hone their entrepreneurial skills and create their own careers. Inspired by the celebrated Juilliard course, The World?s Your Stage explains the business side of the performing arts. Keep your dream alive, but keep a clear eye on the facts. With planning and work, you can make a living doing what you love?you just need to... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America. Featuring in-depth interviews with over fifty writers?including Mel Brooks, Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, and Frank Pierson? The Writers delivers a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 29.00
From Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers to Arthur Kopit and Brian Friel, agent Audrey Wood encouraged and guided the unique talents of playwrights in the Broadway theatre of her day. Her quiet determination and burning enthusiasm brought America's finest mid-century playwrights to prominence and altered stage history. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
This book is a comprehensive guide to a career in the music industry. Offering advice as to how to get into the business, it explains the main features of a wide range of jobs, such as management, production, promotion and merchandise through to the working lives of recording artists and session musicians. more...
- Theatre Communications Group 1993; US$ 18.99
Foremost stage directors describe their working process: JoAnne Akalaitis, Arvin Brown, René Buch, Martha Clarke, Gordon Davidson, Robert Falls, Zelda Fichandler, Richard Foreman, Adrian Hall, John Hirsch, Mark Lamos, Marshall W. Mason, Des McAnuff, Gregory Mosher, Harold S. Prince, Lloyd Richards, Peter Sellars, Andrei Serban, Douglas Turner Ward,... more...