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Hollywood Loves Me: From Navy Lieutenant to Hollywood Assistant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The journey from Navy officer to Hollywood assistant is no easy road to follow. Chasing a dream, former lieutenant Sandra McDonald finds herself filling out Michael Eisner's expense reports, picking up dog poop for an A-list Oscar winner, and standing in a limo line next to Sting. Now an award-winning author, she recounts her Hollywood years with humor and grace.
Reflection on the Looking Glass (Thoughts on being an Actor in our Times)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Reflection on the Looking Glass, (Thoughts on being an Actor in our times). In a jaunty ride through the world of acting, Peter James Haworth, actor/director/teacher brings his years of experience to vivid life in Reflection on the Looking Glass. He hones in on the essentials of storytelling, and makes the case that to give drama its true power the actor "needs to get out of the way."
The Micro Budget Film Making Box Set
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,610. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Best Selling Indie film making manuals. The books On Low Budget Film Making, On Writing A Low Budget Screenplay and On Making A Found Footage Film all in one book.
The Fearmakers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Since the advent of moving pictures, filmmakers have sought to scare the viewer. Fear remains one of the deepest, primal emotions, and this book profiles twenty directors who have tapped into it. McCarty coined the phrase "splatter films." He covers the spectrum of "fearmakers" from George A. Romero to Jacques Torneur and Roman Polanski, from Roland West to John Carpenter and David Cronenburg.
Hollywood Ways
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Jack Sender came from the Midwest to Hollywood and got in the talent game. What began as a small-town boy's dream became reality. Read how it happens and encounter the stars he met on a five year spin in the big time. He was taught by the best and learned to live and love the life of being a professional talent. You'll experience the joys and heartaches and get a glimpse of the Hollywood ways.
Taming Lil' Mo (Next Level Publishing Presents)
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by nextlevelpublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Taming Lil' Mo is a part memoir and part tell-all book that uncovers the provocative life of one of the industry's most successful artists. It's the ultimate backstage pass that exposes the dark side to the Christian girl's story. The dramatic pages are filled with wild relationships, lies, religion and family.
The Non-User-Friendly Guide For Aspiring TV Writers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
In The Non-User-Friendly Guide for Aspiring TV Writers, Sears shares that experience and gives advice for those considering a career in television writing. Instead of the traditional academic and sterile approach, Sears answers questions from a personal, first-person perspective.
The Hollywood Pitching Bible: A Practical Guide to Pitching Movies and Television 2nd Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book breaks down the process of pitching movies and television step by step. From choosing the right idea, to selling it in the room, the authors tell you how it’s done in clear language, suitable for the beginner or the seasoned Hollywood professional. Written by a screenwriter and a producer with decades of combined experience working in Hollywood as buyers, sellers and teachers.
Watching The Lord of the Rings With God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
“Watching ‘The Lord of the Rings’ With God” will open your eyes to the symbolism, allegorical aspects, and subtle wonders of Middle-earth in a way you never expected… as you watch the franchise with God at your side.
Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations about Science Fiction Movies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hugo Award finalist. In this collection of essays, film critic and sf fan Kimmel covers movies from Metropolis (1927), answering the absurd claim that the restoration of this silent classic negated its status as a science fiction film, to how Star Trek, Avatar, Moon, and District 9 may have made 2009 a "miracle year" for the genre.
Sell Your Idea to Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Dee LaDuke and Mark Alton Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
You dream of a career in television. Or you currently work in television and can’t wait to get to the level where you can create and sell your own show. We're here to tell you that it can be done. You can have a career in television. You can sell your idea to television.
The Impact of Innovation: Entertainment
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Impact of Innovation series opens readers’ eyes to the world of new possibilities created by new technology. This book -- the first in the series -- begins the tour with a look at many areas of entertainment, including television, movies, music, and video games. Streaming services, 3D technologies, virtual reality, and plenty of other cutting-edge trends take center stage throughout the book.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
Miner* Celebrity: How An Underground Artist Found Fame In NYC.
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
Life’s Abyss Then You Dive
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A memoir about the making of James Cameron’s film, THE ABYSS From production through post-production
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews 2011-2013
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews is a must for all film buffs. Packed with insight, analysis, criticism, pithy observation and blunt sarcasm, this collection of over sixty reviews takes you on a cinematic journey from Rick's Cafe to the barren wastes of the Antarctic; from the beginning of the universe to the distant future!
The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 1
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 191,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Ruby Preston. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From opening nights to closing nights. From Broadway debuts to landmark productions. Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, seen through the eyes of the producers, actors, stage hands, writers, musicians, company managers, dressers, designers, directors, ushers, and door men who bring Broadway to life each night.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
Sounds of Movies: Interviews with the Creators of Feature Sound Tracks
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
Eleven major feature film sound mixer describe their work on 13 independent and Hollywood feature films. Multiple Oscar winners such as Mark Berger holds the record for all-time Oscar nominations that all resulted in wins (4 wins) and Chris Newman (3 wins, 11 nominations), Apocalypse Now, Amadeus, The Doors, Platoon, The Last Emperor, Mosquito Coast, Tucker, Mishima, Startrek IV, Beatrice et al.