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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.
Format a Screenplay Like a Professional
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Mayanite Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Need a quick reference to use while formatting your next award-winning screenplay? If you don’t want to shift through a 200 page book every time you need a quick reference, then this is perfect for you. Avoid the most common formatting mistake that get screenplays tossed in the trash.
The Screenplay Checklist: 57 Ways To Get Your Script Laid
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Professional readers throw out thousands of scripts every day for the 57 reasons listed here. How to make your script look sexy? How to offer your reader a smooth, flawless experience? Download now and find out!
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!
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.
Hitchcock Lost The Lost Silent Hitchcock and Frenzy 67
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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
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.
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!
Adventures in LA-LA Land
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What’s Hollywood like behind the scenes? How does real life compare to reel life? Do the stars create more drama off-screen than on? Is the local social network really full of desperate housewives? How can an English writer find work?
Black Book on the Welsh Theatre (The early years 1947 - 1995)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Nobody has fought harder for a dignified, lively and honourable theatre in Wales than Dedwydd Jones, the author of this angry book. As playwright, as polemicist, as irrepressible arguer, he has himself been a living exemplar of what a theatrical tradition ought to be. His opponents have been varied and many, but in particular he has always tilted his lance against the bureaucratic pillars....
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (School Edition)
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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!
Head First Acting - A Commonsense Technique for Young Actors
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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.
Shooting Indie Style- Tips, Tricks and Techniques for the No-Budget Mobile Phone Filmmaker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Shooting Indie Style is a collection of tricks, tips and techniques to help boost any aspiring filmmaker’s project into orbit by showing you ways to get the best possible results out of your mobile phone or other device.
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 Theatrical Image by Clay and Krempel
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Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Oestara Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The e-book of the classic "The Theatrical Image". A unique volume entirely devoted to "interpretative invention" for the dramatic arts. Dealing with the theater and filmed versions of plays, it concentrates on finding the implied intention of each play, and how to design, direct and act that intent. Originally published by McGraw-Hill in 1967.
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (Home Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
In this easy DIY theater manual, parents, grandparents & others can enrich a child's life with theater skills that boost esteem, confidence, and creativity. This step-by-step home edition was designed for an adult and child - or a few children - to enjoy together. Each lesson has two short activities, an enrichment game and a true story of children in theater. Just open the book and begin!
Mechanical Acting: An Essay
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You set the price! 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.
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!
The Screenwriter's Way: Dynamic Dialogue and Description
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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!
How to Teach a Belly Dance Fitness Class
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
If you enjoy sharing the beauty, joy and empowerment of belly dance with others, this book will guide you through Katayoun's tried and true format of teaching belly dance for fun and fitness, while honoring the cultural roots and complexity of the art. Learn from a master teacher with over 20 years experience as a performing artist, professional dancer and career educator.