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Shooting to Kill
Shooting to Kill
by Christine Vachon
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Complete with behind-the-scenes diary entries from the set of Vachon's best-known fillms, Shooting to Kill offers all the satisfaction of an intimate memoir from the frontlines of independent filmmakins, from one of its most successful agent provocateurs... (read more)

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Hitler Salute (09 Edition)
Hitler Salute (09 Edition)
by Tilman Allert
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Sometimes the smallest detail reveals the most about a culture. In The Hitler Salute, sociologist Tilman Allert uses the Nazi transformation of a simple human interaction--the greeting--to show how a shared gesture can usher in the conformity of an... (read more)

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Voice and Vision (2ND 12 Edition)
Voice and Vision (2ND 12 Edition)
by Mick Hurbis-cherrier
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Voice & Vision is a comprehensive manual for the independent filmmakers and film students who want a solid grounding in the tools, techniques, and processes of narrative film in order to achieve their artistic vision. This book includes essential and... (read more)

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Complete Guide To Film Scoring (2ND 10 Edition)
Complete Guide To Film Scoring (2ND 10 Edition)
by Richard Davis
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Essential for anyone interested in the business, process and procedures of writing music for film or television, this book teaches the Berklee approach to the art, covering topics such as: preparing and recording a score, contracts and fees, publishing... (read more)

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Filmmaking for Teens (05 - Old Edition)
Filmmaking for Teens (05 - Old Edition)
by Troy Lanier
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This funny and irreverent how to takes young would be filmmakers fromt he moment of inspiration to a finished short film amd beyond.... (read more)

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Making Movies Work ((Rev)95 Edition)
Making Movies Work ((Rev)95 Edition)
by Jon Boorstin
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MAKING MOVIES WORK is a fascinating and accessible guide for both filmmakers and serious film fans. It is about how filmmakers think about film. "Through thoughtful examination of the filmmaker's art, Jon Boorstin enhances our sense of enjoyment and... (read more)

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Movie Business (10 Edition)
Movie Business (10 Edition)
by Kelly Crabb
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Making a movie may be part art and part science, but it's 100 percent business. In this comprehensive and accessible guide, Kelly Charles Crabb shares the information necessary to understand the legal and financial challenges involved in getting a film... (read more)

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Gaffers, Grips and Best Boys: From Producer-Director to Gaffer and Computer Special Effects Creator, a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Who Does What in th
Gaffers, Grips and Best Boys: From Producer-Director to Gaffer and Computer Special Effects Creator, a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Who Does What in th
by Eric Taub
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Gaffers, Grips, and Best Boys goes way beyond the usual Hollywood glamour and hype to explain every aspect of who does what in the making of a motion picture--from conception and casting to production, postproduction, advertising, and marketing here and... (read more)

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What They Don't Teach You at Film School: 161 Strategies for Making Your Own Movie No Matter What
What They Don't Teach You at Film School: 161 Strategies for Making Your Own Movie No Matter What
by Camille Landau
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Two filmmakers who've beaten the system give the real dope on what it takes to get your movie made. Do you have to go to film school to get your movies made? No, say two young entrepreneurs who survived the grind. Here they offer 140 strategies for... (read more)

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Filmmaker's Guide To Production Design (02 Edition)
Filmmaker's Guide To Production Design (02 Edition)
by Vincent Lobrutto
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Learn to turn a simple screenplay into a visual masterpiece! Top production designers share their real-life experiences to explain the aesthetic, narrative, and technical aspects of the craft. Step by step, aspiring filmmakers will discover sound... (read more)

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Ves Handbook of Visual Effects (10 Edition)
Ves Handbook of Visual Effects (10 Edition)
by Jeffery A. Okun
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The Handbook of Visual Effects is the most complete depository for visual effects techniques and best practices available today. It is filled with hard facts and techniques learned from research, trial and error, and practical experience. Contained in... (read more)

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Audio in Media (8TH 08 - Old Edition)
Audio in Media (8TH 08 - Old Edition)
by Stanley R. Alten
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In AUDIO IN MEDIA, Eighth Edition, Stanley Alten-internationally recognized as a scholar and expert in the area of audio production-continues to provide students with an introduction to the basic techniques and principles needed for today's audio... (read more)

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Set Lighting Technician's Handbook (4TH 11 Edition)
Set Lighting Technician's Handbook (4TH 11 Edition)
by Harry Box
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An indispensable on-the-job reference for all film lighting technicians.... (read more)

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The Five C's of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Techniques
The Five C's of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Techniques
by Joseph V Mascelli
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The Five C's of Cinematography is one of the three most important books on cinematic technique ever published -- American Cinematographer<P>Mr. Mascelli provides the attentive reader with the equivalent of a complete course in filmmaking. -- New... (read more)

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Audio Basics (12 Edition)
Audio Basics (12 Edition)
by Stanley R. Alten
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Written by highly respected author Stan Alten, AUDIO BASICS provides readers with a fundamental understanding of the principles, technology, and techniques of audio production. Because the material is not medium-specific, readers can apply techniques to... (read more)

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Lighting for Video (3RD 91 Edition)
Lighting for Video (3RD 91 Edition)
by Gerald Millerson
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Enables readers to produce top-grade results whether they are lighting off-the-cuff with a portable compact kit or tackling a major project with an extensive heavy-duty rig. It does not assume technical knowledge or previous experience and after covering... (read more)

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Television Production Handbook - Text Only (11TH 12 - Old Edition)
Television Production Handbook - Text Only (11TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Herbert Zettl
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In Herbert Zettl's field-defining text TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK, the author emphasizes how production proceeds in the digital age -- from idea to image -- and how it moves through the three major phases, from preproduction to production to... (read more)

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Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History (10 Edition)
Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History (10 Edition)
by James Buhler
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Films achieve their effects with sound as well as images. An ideal text for introductory film music courses, Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History brings music into the context of sound, and sound into the context of the whole film. The... (read more)

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Picture Composition (2ND 03 Edition)
Picture Composition (2ND 03 Edition)
by Peter Ward
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Based on the author's own practical experience, the book deals with the methods available for resolving practical production questions such as: Does the shot composition accurately reflect the idea that initiated the shot? Will the content and method of... (read more)

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Cinematography: Theory and Practice - With CD (2ND 12 Edition)
Cinematography: Theory and Practice - With CD (2ND 12 Edition)
by Blain Brown
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There's more to being a DP than holding a light meter! With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot... (read more)

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