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The 7 Simple Truths of Acting for Teen Actors
By Larry Silverberg
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.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
By A.P. Fuchs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Lifelong superhero fan and author A.P. Fuchs has made it his mission to see every superhero movie that’s been brought to screen. Collected here are his first one hundred reviews, covering the major blockbusters of today to the lesser-known super flicks of yesterday along with everything in between.
El cine, decima musa
By Alejo Carpentier
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.
The Screenwriter's Way: Dynamic Dialogue and Description
By Brian Craft
Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Taken from a real working screenwriter's creative process, this book will teach you how to write or rewrite your dialogue and description to make it more dynamic, immediate, and intense. Straight talk, no fluff rules and guidelines you can apply immediately to get writing now and improve your writing!
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star
By Cindy Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
L’acteur International
By Sam Spiegel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: French. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Ce récit est l’histoire vraie d’un comédien parmi tant d’autres à la poursuite de ce grand rôle qui lui apportera gloire et richesse et reconnaissance du public. En attendant cette consécration, de casting en audition, de petit boulot en grande scène, d’un pays à l’autre, nous suivons cet acteur international dans ses pérégrinations dans le milieu impitoyable du show-business et de ses stars.
Hitchcock Lost The Lost Silent Hitchcock and Frenzy 67
By Dan Auiler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hitchcock Lost focuses on the story behind the lost silent Hitchcock, The Mountain Eagle and the remarkable, unmade project of the late 60s known as Kaleidoscope or Frenzy. The two film serve as anchor points in a career so rich in realized projects that their absence tantalizes like the green haze of desire Scottie's desire evokes at the Empire Hotel. The book also recounts the other stillborn p
Learning Lines? A Practical Guide for Drama Students and Aspiring Actors
By Michael Murray
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.
Head First Acting - A Commonsense Technique for Young Actors
By Bruce J. Miller
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A book on acting craft that explains basic technique with clarity, specificity, and humor while offering the largest, most effective step-by-step collection of sure-fire acting games and exercises available. Head First Acting will have an immediate impact on high-school drama students' rehearsal and performance levels.
Life As An Extra
By Jerome Ro Brooks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Learn how to go from Extra to Actor and avoid the pitfalls along the way.
The Ultimate Film Guide; Part 3: Horror, War, Animation, Docs, Epics
By Steven Hager
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: February 21, 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 three covers the best horror, war, animation, documentary and epic films.
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (School Edition)
By Marian Scadden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In this easy DIY manual, teachers with little to no theater experience can teach theater skills to their students that boost esteem, confidence, and creativity. This step-by-step school edition was designed with teachers in mind. Each lesson has two short activities, an enrichment game and a true story of children in theater. Just open the book and begin!
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
By Dan Auiler
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.
Animal Movies Guide
By Staci Layne Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,090. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Designed especially for animal-loving movie buffs, this all-inclusive film reference contains 90 complete reviews of movies in which a primary character is an animal (genres include animated, western, horror, comedy, drama, and more). There are flash reviews and synopses of nearly 1,000 animal movies spanning from the 1920s to the present.
Filmmaking, the Hard Way
By Josh Folan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Tango Argentino
By Enrico Massetti
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: Italian. Published: November 13, 2013. 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!
Peking Opera - Traditional Classic Operas
By Deedee Moore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Peking Opera has a great repertoire. Many fine operas in the repertoires have been loved by the audience. Of them, some are classics which have been continuously performed over the past centuries. The ebook with vivid descriptions and excellent pictures, strives to give readers a basic knowledge of the ancient performing art, and to enable them to better appreciate its unique artistic charm.
Tango Argentino: A Pocket 'Breviary' For Its Dancers
By Enrico Massetti
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A Pocket 'Breviary' For Its Dancers
Super Simplified Ventriloquism
By Joe Gandelman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Get motivated and learn ventriloquism quickly using Joe Gandelman's super simplified ventriloquism technique. Since 1990, Joe has taught thousands of people of all ages how to learn ventriloquism quickly. This includes employees of corporations and comedian Margaret Cho on her VH1 reality show (The Cho Show).
Beyond Baby Steps: 10 Critical Mistakes People Make When Dancing Tango and What You Can Do to Dance Better, Faster!
By Jon Yu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This brief guide seeks to address some of the uncommon commonsense as it pertains to the big picture of Tango: The learning process, social dancing etiquette, and mindset to approach Tango, much of which has worked for other mature disciplines in sports and arts...