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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....
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: $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.
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.
OPERA 101 Part III
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Price: Free! Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is part III in a series of introductory works on opera and its basic repertory. Volume III deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
Cult movies. Películas para llevarse al infierno
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Como el subtítulo indica, estamos ante un catálogo de películas «para llevarse al infierno», cintas anómalas, hipnóticas, desasosegantes; films que sacuden al espectador por lo extraño, por lo insólito, por lo novedoso e incluso por lo insospechado.
Pantalla zurda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Original y siempre contracorriente, reacio a sujetarse a cualquier pensamiento preconcebido, Fernando Márquez, «el Zurdo», nos ofrece en este libro sus impresiones sobre el cine. Todo un catálogo de fascinaciones (y alguna que otra repugnancia) que se aparta de lo establecido.
Look, Up on the Screen! The Big Book of Superhero Movie Reviews
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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.
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
(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.
Dance and Its Audience: Appreciating the Art of Movement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book was designed for use in a one-semester dance appreciation survey class. As such, I have attempted to limit the information provided to that which can be covered comfortably. This means that many noteworthy choreographers and dancers do not appear in this text. Teachers may wish to add other important contributors to the art of dance.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Cabaret Secrets - How to Create Your Own Show, Travel the World and Get Paid to Do What You Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A practical guide book for singers who want to create their own cabaret show, or improve the one they already have. Cabaret Secrets covers everything from finding a theme, scripting a show, using comedy and running a rehearsal. There's lots of practical advice on how to find an agent, working on cruise ships, promoting your show and ordering musical arrangements.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
Billson Film Database: short reviews of over 4000 films
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 511,100. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.
Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In an age of streaming video and booming DVD production, viewers have access to more old movies than ever before, but the number of choices can be staggering. Beyond Casablanca offers thoughtful reviews of 100 classic films worth watching, including silent and foreign pictures, musicals, dramas, comedies, Westerns, and even science fiction and horror, from cult classics to Oscar winners.
50 Years of Ghost Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Covering the classics from 1935 to 1985, 50 Years of Ghost Movies clearly shows the evolution of the genre from all its facets, including comedy, suspense, mystery, and horror. Each film listed in chronological order by year, and alphabetized for easy reference is described in flash-format with a brief synopsis, while others are spotlighted and reviewed in full.
Animal Movies Guide
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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.
Exit Stage Right: The Career Change Handbook for Performers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Actors, Singers, Musicians, Dancers: is it time for a change in your career? Exit Stage Right is your transition secret weapon: packed with principles vital to creating a successful career in any industry, learn how to move forward as a performer or transition gracefully to an entirely new role. Through advice, tools, and inspiring true stories, get the guidance you need to Exit Stage Right.