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Desire Unlimited: The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar
Desire Unlimited: The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar
by Paul Julian Smith
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Paul Julian Smith is a professor at the City University of New York. His previous books include Vision Machines: Cinema, Literature and Sexuality in Spain and Cuba, 1983-1993 and The Moderns: Time, Space and Subjectivity in Contemporary Spanish Culture.... (read more)

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On Directing Film
On Directing Film
by David Mamet
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Calling on his unique perspective as playwright, screenwriter, and director of his own critically acclaimed movies, House of Games and Things Change, David Mamet illuminates how a film comes to be. He looks at every aspect of directing—from script... (read more)

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Action!: Professor Know-It-All's Illustrated Guide to Film & Video Making
Action!: Professor Know-It-All's Illustrated Guide to Film & Video Making
by Bill Brown
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Focusing on necessary lessons and skills to make watchable films, this profusely illustrated volume provides budding directors with vital information they can use. Featuring a wealth of definitions and concise, jargon-free explanations, this handy... (read more)

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Behind the Silver Screen #03: Cinematography
Behind the Silver Screen #03: Cinematography
by Patrick Keating
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How does a film come to look the way it does? And what influence does the look of a film have on our reaction to it? The role of cinematography, as both a science and an art, is often forgotten in the chatter about acting, directing, and budgets. The... (read more)

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Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained: The Continuation of Metacinema
Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained: The Continuation of Metacinema
by Oliver C. Speck
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Django Unchained is certainly Quentin Tarantino's most commercially-successful film and is arguably also his most controversial. Fellow director Spike Lee has denounced the representation of race and slavery in the film, while many African American... (read more)

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Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained: The Continuation of Metacinema
Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained: The Continuation of Metacinema
by Oliver C. Speck
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Django Unchained is certainly Quentin Tarantino's most commercially-successful film and is arguably also his most controversial. Fellow director Spike Lee has denounced the representation of race and slavery in the film, while many African American... (read more)

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Starting Point: 1979-1996
Starting Point: 1979-1996
by Hayao Miyazaki
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The first of a pair of memoirs in collection form, featuring essays, interviews, and even a brief comic on the history of airline food, from the master animator. In the first two decades of his career, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki laid the groundwork for his... (read more)

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Costume Design & Illustration: For Film, Video Games and Animation
Costume Design & Illustration: For Film, Video Games and Animation
by Constantine Sekeris
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Spearheaded by Constantine Sekeris, author of MetamorFX, this book is an in-depth look at costume design and illustration. Showcasing an educational process breaking down the problematic areas of costume design for the film, video game and animation... (read more)

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Teaching the Video Production Class: Beyond the Morning Newscast
Teaching the Video Production Class: Beyond the Morning Newscast
by David Howard
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Teaching a television production class is a real challenge, especially when working with the typical budget and time limitations of most elementary, middle, or high school curricula. Beyond the technical aspects of teaching this subject, what is the best... (read more)

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Herzog on Herzog (02 Edition)
Herzog on Herzog (02 Edition)
by Paul Cronin
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Filmography: p. 303-326. Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329) and index.... (read more)

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Images: My Life in Film
Images: My Life in Film
by Ingmar Bergman
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Ingmar Bergman’s career spanned forty years as he produced more than fifty films, many of which are considered classics. When he began this book, Bergman had not seen most of his movies since he made them. Resorting to scripts and working notebooks,... (read more)

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The Animation Book: A Complete Guide to Animated Filmmaking--From Flip-Books to Sound Cartoons to 3-D Animation
The Animation Book: A Complete Guide to Animated Filmmaking--From Flip-Books to Sound Cartoons to 3-D Animation
by Kit Laybourne
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Revised and updated, this complete guide to the art and science of animation now includes extensive information on the latest computer-generated animation techniques. Illustrated throughout, including graphics from today's cutting-edge studios, THE... (read more)

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American Cinematographer Manual 9th Ed. Vol. I
American Cinematographer Manual 9th Ed. Vol. I
by Stephen Burum
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This newly revised edition of the "American Cinematographer Film Manual" continues to be the standard, providing fully updated, comprehensive coverage of cinematography from production to post. (Performing Arts)... (read more)

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Stanley Kubrick, Director : a Visual Analysis (99 Edition)
Stanley Kubrick, Director : a Visual Analysis (99 Edition)
by Alexander Walker
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This new edition, revised and expanded to discuss all of Kubrick's films--including Eyes Wide Shut--again received the approval of the reclusive director, who before his death allowed the use of illustrations taken directly from his films' frames. The... (read more)

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Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho
Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho
by Stephen Rebello
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Here is the complete inside story on the making of psycho, the forerunner of all psychothrillers. Rebello takes us behind the scenes at the creation of one of cinemas boldest and most influential films. From Hitchcocks private files and from new in-depth... (read more)

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Television Production (15TH 13 Edition)
Television Production (15TH 13 Edition)
by Owens
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Television Production offers you a very practical guide to professional TV and video production techniques. Here you will find straightforward descriptions and explanations of the equipment you will use, and discover the best ways to use it. The authors... (read more)

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles: Art & Design
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles: Art & Design
by Harper Design
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles: Art & Design is a sumptuous celebration of the creative vision of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The book is packed with more than 1,000 images of... (read more)

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On Film-making : Introduction To the Craft of the Director (05 Edition)
On Film-making : Introduction To the Craft of the Director (05 Edition)
by Alexander Mackendrick
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A priceless examination of the filmmaker's craft, from the renowned director of Sweet Smell of Success After more than twenty years in the film industry as a screenwriter, storyboard editor, and director of memorable films such as The Ladykillers... (read more)

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Sucker Punch: The Art of the Movie by Zack Snyder
Sucker Punch: The Art of the Movie by Zack Snyder
by Zack Snyder
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From Zack Snyder, the director of 300 and Watchmen, comes Sucker Punch; an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of Babydoll - a young girl, whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained... (read more)

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The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age: 2013 Edition
The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age: 2013 Edition
by Steven Ascher
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2008 Edition The authoritative guide to funding, preparing, shooting, lighting, editing, finishing and distributing your film or video Widely acknowledged as the andquot;bibleandquot; of film and video production and used in courses around the world... (read more)

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