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  • Screenplayby Syd Field

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    From concept to character, from opening scene to finished script.. Here are easily understood guidelines to make film-writing accessible to novices and to help practiced writers improve their scripts. Syd Field pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to every good screenplay. He presents a step-by-step, comprehensive technique for... more...

  • I Am Spartacus!by Kirk Douglas; George Clooney

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    With a foreword by George Clooney:  From Kirk Douglas, Hollywood royalty and bestselling author of  The Ragman?s Son and My Stroke of Luck,  comes the candid story of the making of  Spartacus , the blockbuster film that broke the blacklist   One of the world?s most iconic movie stars, Kirk Douglas has distinguished himself as a producer, philanthropist,... more...

  • The Comic Book Film Adaptationby Liam Burke

    University Press of Mississippi 2015; US$ 30.00

    The first study of how the comic book moved to the center of Hollywood film production in the twenty-first century more...

  • Wishful Drinkingby Carrie Fisher

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 16.00

    The bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge comes clean (well, sort of) in her first-ever memoir, adapted from her one-woman Broadway hit show. Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of ?Hollywood in-breeding,? come of age on the set of a little movie called Star Wars , and become a cultural icon and bestselling action... more...

  • Shockaholicby Carrie Fisher

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00

    This memoir from the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking gives readers an intimate, gossip-filled look at what it?s like to be the daughter of Hollywood royalty. Told with the same intimate style, brutal honesty, and uproarious wisdom that locked Wishful Drinking on the New York Times bestseller list for months,... more...

  • Documentary Film: A Very Short Introductionby Patricia Aufderheide

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 7.99

    Beginning with an overview of the central issues of documentary filmmaking--its definitions and purposes, its forms and founders--Aufderheide focuses on several of its key subgenres, including public affairs films, government propaganda (particularly the works produced during World War II), historical documentaries, and nature films. Her thematic approach... more...

  • The Filmmaker's Eyeby Gustavo Mercado

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    This is the only book that combines conceptual and practical instruction on creating polished and eloquent images for film and video with the technical know-how to achieve them. Loaded with hundreds of full-color examples, The Filmmaker's Eye is a focused, easy-to-reference guide that shows you how to become a strong visual storyteller through smart,... more...

  • Introduction to Documentary, Second Editionby Bill Nichols

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 20.99

    This new edition of Bill Nichols?s bestselling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, Introduction to Documentary identifies the distinguishing qualities of documentary and teaches the... more...

  • Directing the Documentaryby Michael Rabiger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Directing the Documentary, Sixth Edition is the definitive book on the form, offering time-tested principles to help you master the craft. Ideal for documentary courses as well as aspiring and established documentary filmmakers, this book has it all, with in-depth lessons and insider perspectives on every aspect of preproduction, production, and... more...

  • The Columbia Companion to American History on Filmby Peter C. Rollins

    Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 37.99

    American history has always been an irresistible source of inspiration for filmmakers, and today, for good or ill, most Americans'sense of the past likely comes more from Hollywood than from the works of historians. In important films such as The Birth of a Nation (1915), Roots (1977), Apocalypse Now (1979), and Saving Private Ryan (1998), how much... more...