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The Screenwriter's Way: Master the Craft, Free the Art
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
A complete screenwriting process from plot structure to scripting dialogue. Designed to get you writing NOW! Master your writer tools so that they not only won't get in the way of your story, but they actually set it free. This is the bundle of 6 short books on screenwriting craft. Specific steps, guides, and rules that will focus your mind to develop your story and launch your screenplay!
How To Do Impressions: Everything You Need To Know to Be An Impression God So You Can Rock The House!
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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Whether your goal is to entertain thousands, spoof your co-workers, or tell entertaining stories at happy hour, YOU can learn the Art of Duplication and do great Impressions. These easy-to-follow instructions, unique insights and industry secrets from professionally trained actor, voice artist and popular impressionist Tony Scarpelos are sure to unleash your inner performer!
Tango Argentino - Un Piccolo Breviario per i suoi Ballerini
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: Italian. Published: November 13, 2013 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In questo libro scopriamo il codice d'onore dei ballerini porteños del Tango Milonguero, non contaminati dal turismo del Tango, la cui età si aggira intorno ai 70-80 anni. Il loro comportamento rispecchia i concetti di cui si parlava già nell'antica Cina! Scopriamoli insieme seguendo le orme del saggio Lao Tse e de Viejos Milongueros. Rimarrete sicuramente sorpresi!
The Ultimate Film Guide; Part 2: Stoners, Music, Action, Foreign, Fantasy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This post-modern film guide effortlessly navigates stream options, trailers, ratings, reviews and purchasing options, while staying completely up-to-date thanks to hyperlinks. Two hundred films are included in the series, separated into four books of 50 each, divided by genres. Part two covers the best stoner, musical, action, foreign and fantasy films.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
How To Be The Next Top Model: Confession of a Professional Modeling Instructor
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Wondering what it takes to be the next Tyra Banks, or Claudia Schiffer? "How To Be The Next Top Model" will teach you how to network, put together a portfolio, book shoots, get signed with an illustrious agency-everything to propel yourself to be the next top model. You won't find fluff in this book, only words of wisdom from my years of experience as a professional model and modeling instructor.
Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
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Price: $1.99 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.
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.
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.