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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
In placing Romero's oeuvre in the context of literary naturalism, the book explores the relevance of the director's films within American cultural traditions and thus explains the potency of such work beyond 'splatter movie' models. The author explores the roots of naturalism in the work of Emile Zola and traces this through to the EC Comics of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 40.00
The extraordinary life?the first?of the legendary, undercelebrated Hollywood director known in his day as ?Wild Bill? (and he was!) Wellman, whose eighty-two movies (six of them uncredited), many of them iconic; many of them sharp, cold, brutal; others poetic, moving; all of them a lesson in close-up art, ranged from adventure and gangster pictures... more...
- Vertical Inc. 2015; US$ 13.99
Any list of Japan's greatest screenplay writers would feature Shinobu Hashimoto at or near the top. This memoir, focusing on his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, a gifted scenarist in his own right, offers indispenable insider account for fans and students of the director's oeuvre and invaluable insights into the unique process that is writing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
The only book on the market to specifically address its audience, Recording Voiceover is the comprehensive guide for engineers looking to understand the aspects of capturing the spoken word. Discussing all phases of the recording session, Recording Voiceover addresses everything from microphone recommendations for voice recording to pre-production... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Build your VFX arsenal with quick-access, step-by-step instruction on how to create today's hottest digital VFX shots. This essential toolkit provides techniques for creating effects seen in movies such as 300, Spiderman 3, Predator and others, with lessons on how-to: * splatter blood or digitally lop someone's arm off * create a scene with actors... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 41.99
Mario Falsetto is professor emeritus in film studies at Concordia University (Montreal). He is the author of Perspectives on Stanley Kubrick (1996) and Stanley Kubrick: A Narrative and Stylistic Analysis , 2 nd edition (2001) and has produced two collections of original interviews with film directors, Dialogues with Independent... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
"This illuminating study of design in film examines the evolution of an often-overlooked role and the chemistry of knowledge, skill, and collaboration required to create visually compelling cinema." more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 72.95
Veteran camera assistant Doug Hart describes in this comprehensive technical guide all of the important facets and duties of the first and second camera assistants' jobs. Whether it is feature films, episodic television, documentaries, commercials, or music videos, The Camera Assistant: A Complete Professional Handbook explains both the practice and... more...