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- Intellect 2014; US$ 15.00
Immigration Cinema in the New Europe examines a variety of films from the early 1990s that depict and address the lives and identities of both first-generation immigrants and children of the diaspora in Europe. Whether they are authored by immigrants themselves or by white Europeans who use the resources and means of production of dominant cinema to... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
? Screenplay is one of the bibles of the film trade and has launched many a would-be screenwriter on the road to Hollywood.? ?Library Journal ?Syd Field is the preeminent analyzer in the study of American screenplays.? ?James L. Brooks, AcademyAward?winning writer, director, producer From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99
After covering the genre's early history and theorizing its general characteristics, this volume then focuses on specific instances of sports films, such as the biopic, the sports history film, the documentary, the fan film, the boxing film, and explores issues such as gender, race, spectacle and silent comedy. Four major films are then closely analysed... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 1.68
Mani Ratnam?s Nayakan is among Time?s ?100 Best Movies Ever?; and Roja launched A.R. Rahman. This book, unique to Indian cinema, illuminates the genius of the man behind these and eighteen other masterly films. For the first time ever, Mani Ratnam opens up here, to Baradwaj Rangan, about his art, as well as his life before films. In these freewheeling... more...
- Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 17.99
John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood's most successful films, including Sleepless in Seattle , Scream, and Shrek . The Anatomy of Story is his long-awaited first book, and it shares all of his secrets for writing a compelling script.... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 21.95
Myrl Schreibman has written a comprehensive and practical, step-by-step guide for organizing and running a film from pre-production through post-production and delivery. This invaluable resource provides fundamental tools to produce a more thorough, more organized, and more professional film production. Packed with engaging and useful anecdotes, Schreibman... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2006; US$ 24.99
With the growth of film festivals, cable networks, specialty home video, and the Internet, there are more outlets and opportunities for screening short films now than at any time in the last 100 years. But before you can screen your short film, you need to shoot it. And before you can shoot it, you need to write it. The Short Screenplay provides both... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 9.99
Ostensibly, this is a collection of Harlan Ellison?s twenty-five years of essays and film criticism for various publications. What it is in reality is pure, raw, unapologetic opinion. Star Wars ? ?Luke Skywalker is a nerd and Darth Vader sucks runny eggs.? Big Trouble in Little China ? ?A cheerfully blathering live-action cartoon that will give... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 25.00 US$ 17.50
Iconic, groundbreaking interviews of Alfred Hitchcock by film critic François Truffaut?providing insight into the cinematic method, the history of film, and one of the greatest directors of all time. In Hitchcock , film critic François Truffaut presents fifty hours of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock about the whole of his vast directorial career,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 18.99
Acclaimed USC screenwriting teacher David Howard has guided hundreds of students to careers in writing for film and television. Drawing on decades of practical experience and savvy, How to Build a Great Screenplay deconstructs the craft of screenwriting and carefully reveals how to build a good story from the ground up. Howard eschews the "system"... more...