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- Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 14.57
Emerging filmmakers need to know the basics of their art form: the language of the camera, and lenses, the different crew roles, the formats, the aspect ratios. They also need to know some bare-bones theory: what an auteur is, what montage is, what genres are. Most important, all filmmakers require serious grounding in film. You cannot be a great artist... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2016; US$ 18.99
Brought completely up to date, this insightful biography remains "a must for any self-respecting Coen fan" ( Screentrade ). This fully updated edition of the first biography of the Coen Brothers includes their complete work so far, from Blood Simple to Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), with a reassessment of their remarkable career as a whole. Joel... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2016; US$ 22.99
Now back in print, the definitive biography of a seminal figure in film history, whom Orson Welles called the greatest of all directors.? Jean Renoir?s career almost spans the history years of cinemafrom the early silent movies, to the naturalism of the talkies, committed cinema, film noir, Hollywood studio productions, the Technicolor-period comedies... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2016; US$ 22.99
Now back in print, this acclaimed biography reassesses a titan of early cinema based on new material released after the fall of the Soviet Union. Sergei Eisenstein: A Life in Conflict tells the dramatic story of one of world cinema?s towering geniuses and principal theorists. Ronald Bergan details Eisenstein?s life from his precocious childhood... 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...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99
Raoul Peck: Power, Politics and the Cinematic Imagination includes a collection of essays by leading scholars and an interview and two keynotes addresses by the Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck. The volume focuses on the ways in which power and politics have shaped his oppositional gaze and inform his films and his method as a director. more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 70.00
Governing Visions of the Real traces the emergence, development, and techniques of Griersonian documentary ? named for pioneering Scottish film-maker John Grierson ? in New Zealand throughout the first half of the twentieth century. Paying close attention to the productions of the National Film Unit in the 1940s and 1950s, Lars Weckbecker traces the... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 19.00
Malta has served as a beautiful backdrop for films for nearly as long as there has been a film industry. This entry in the World Film Locations series traces the history of Malta on screen, from bigbudget blockbusters to modest indie pictures. The locations Malta offers range widely, from grand fortified harbours and stunning cliffs to quaint villages... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 132.95
Video Field Production and Editing concentrates on video techniques and technology appropriate for "small scale" single-camera electronic field production (EFP) and electronic news gathering (ENG). This book offers the latest material on new digital field recording and editing technologies and is written in a concise, non-technical, user-friendly... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Although best known as an Academy Award winning actor, Sean Penn?s directorial works The Indian Runner (1991), The Crossing Guard (1995), The Pledge (2001), and Into the Wild (2007), consist of some of the most interesting and singular films made in the United States over the past twenty years. Each of Penn?s directorial films and much of the cinema... more...