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Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
If you've ever thought there must be a more stimulating and effective way of learning lines than simply rote-learning, then this is the book for you. If you're an aspiring actor or drama student the book will be particularly useful but it should also interest those who intend to write and direct and readers who are interested in literature and the drama.
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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A cynical case study of the feature film production of All God’s Creatures written by multi-hyphenate writer/producer/director/actor Josh Folan, "Filmmaking, the Hard Way" puts low budget filmmaking under the microscope by analyzing the process of making a film from top to bottom with an honesty and transparency rarely found in writings of its kind.
Unfinished
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Inspired by a riveting panel discussion with musicians & dance-makers on intersections between improvisation and composition at the 2013 Improvisation Summit of Portland, this book expands the conversation to 14 musicians and choreographers. Participants include: Linda Austin, John Butcher, Ben Goldberg, Buke and Gase, Tatsuya Nakatani and Nate Wooley.
Mechanical Acting: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A mechanical set of techniques to develop acting skills. Pace dialog to script, sing, dance and play, impersonate and play to the player.
Scroll Paintings of India
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book covers four scroll paintings from India - Phad from Rajasthan, Pata painting from Bengal, Cherial painting from Andhra Pradesh and Chitrakathi from Maharashtra. The paintings can be called folk art, tribal art or simply scroll which aided story tellers. Today many of these paintings are drawn on canvas to decorate homes and are a collector's item.
El cine, decima musa
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Alejo Carpentier fue un testigo de excepcion en cuanto a como el cinematografico se afianzo como espectaculo en los inicios del siglo XX. Por ofrecer un testimonio excepcional de un receptor privilegiado que observó sus posibilidades estéticas, sus potencialidades técnicas o sus derivaciones sociológicas, compilamos estos textos, que el lector de nuestros días disfrutará gratamente.
Instant Songwriting:Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 3 (Distinguished Level)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This is the third part to Instant Songwriting - the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks accompany each exercise so you can practice and master each step.
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 4 (Diva Level)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
This is the fourth and final part to Instant Songwriting - the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks accompany each exercise so you can practice and master each step.
Add Catalyst: Telesymbol Movement for Peace
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Price: $11.50 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"The manifestation of a universal language of peace has arrived: An idea whose time has come. Move ahead with confidence, hope and in peace as you're enthralled in this fascinating story." -B. Gallagher, of Belfast, No.Ireland, Chartered Engineer, London, U.K. and Galway, Ireland. In 1957 Tammy Narena Ressman created a gestural language and a curriculum for peace-making that was ahead of its time.
Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.
La Cage aux Folles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
An essay on the Filipe LaFeria production of the play "La Cage aux Folles". This visual essay isn’t so much about the tale, more on how it is told. On what is beyond the story. Who tells it and is behind the character. How the show is set, what is done to create the moment. But, above all, is on the hidden world that repeats itself every time the story is told.
The Screenwriters Way: 100 Questions to Create Great Character Biographies
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
100 Questions to Create Great Character Biographies digs deep into the characters you're creating to populate your story. With 100 specifically designed questions, you'll draw out the psychology, sociology, and physical body of your characters. You will learn more about them than you imagined. A knowledge that will build great conflict into their lives and your story.
101 Movies About Women Directed By Women
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Women want to watch movies that appeal to their sensibilities. This book helps find movies that will deliver. There aren't enough movies about women/women's issues coming out of Hollywood and even fewer feature films directed by women. But there are quite a few available if you look beyond the current fare in the theaters. Find entertaining films and support women directors with this book.
The 7 Simple Truths of Acting for Teen Actors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
He’s been called one of the most inspired acting teachers of our time. His internationally acclaimed series of books on The Sanford Meisner Approach have transformed acting programs around the globe. His work as an actor has won him awards around the country. And now, in his most revolutionary book yet, The 7 Simple Truths of Acting for Teens and Their Teachers.
On Low Budget Film Making,Digital Film Making Interviews
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,070. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
An digital film making manual that feature many inspirational interviews with today's hardest working young indie film makers conducted during production of their latest films. Also included is basic advice on every aspect of film making from fund raising to lighting to selecting the right digital camera for the job.
Prasant Numberology
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Series: Vital Topics [Numerology]. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A short journey through the concepts and methods of Prasant Numberology– the beginner’s guide.
Tango Argentino: A Pocket 'Breviary' For Its Dancers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In this book, we discover the code of honor of the 'portenos' dancers of the Tango Milonguero, who have remained 'uncontaminated' by the tourism surrounding the Tango, the major part of whom are more or less 70-80 years old. Their behavior reflects concepts that were already spoken of in ancient China!
Acting
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Renowned Talent Agent Peter Everhart writes about the craft of acting. Peter Everhart gives insight into the methods, techniques, and skills it takes to be an actor. He gives several tips and advice on how to make it in the Entertainment industry.
The Screenwriters Way: Structure at a Glance
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Structure at a Glance exposes story structure in the clearest, simplest, most direct way you'll find. Straightforward explanations and exact placement of plot points, sequences themes and act themes that not only build an unshakeable structure, but also prime you for scene creation with confidence and purpose.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.