Books tagged: filmmaking

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CinemaScope One: Stupendous in 'Scope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
As usual, Reid gives all the info sought by movie-lovers. He not only covers well-known wide-screen movies like Auntie Mame, Pal Joey, Star Wars, 23 Paces to Baker Street, Comanche Station, Hombre, Manhattan, Man of the West, McCabe and Mrs Miller, Pal Joey, The Swan, 3 Faces of Eve, Bad Day at Black Rock, 23 Paces to Baker Street, Tony Rome; but also details 3-D's Inferno, Gorilla at Large, etc.
Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
What do all Hollywood's marvelous classic movies have in common? To me, they're all miracles of entertainment. Here are 125 of the best vintage, brought together with full credits, background information and up-to-date reviews in a spellbinding book that also includes a piece on director Charles Vidor (Cover Girl, Gilda, Rhapsody, Love Me Or Leave Me, etc.) and a breakdown of The Wolf Man series.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
Tips for the Uberector
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You set the price! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Do you want to make 3d animated feature films by yourself or with a small team? Then this book is for you! Do you have a lot of imagination but only a little money? Don't let that stop you from making YOUR animated film. UBERECTOR M dot Strange shares his secrets as to how to make your cinematic dreams come true!
CinemaScope Four: M-G-M MOVIES Light Up the Screen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book examines 110 wide-screen CinemaScope titles including Bad Day at Black Rock, Bells Are Ringing, Brigadoon, Designing Woman, Far From the Madding Crowd, Gigi, Guys and Dolls, King of Kings, Les Girls, Lust for Life, Moonfleet, The Reluctant Debutante, Rose Marie, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Silk Stockings, The Swan, Viva Las Vegas; as well as Ben-Hur, High Society and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
You Don't Die of Love: Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dreams collide with reality at the center of the movie-making capital of the world, in this inventive collection of linked short stories that explores the lives and relationships of a group of characters drawn to Hollywood by their love of cinema.
Teaching Filmmaking Empowering Students Through Visual Storytelling
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This study tells the story of a filmmakers workshop, focusing on four of the students who took part in the class, from the point of view of their teacher/researcher who follows them on their journey. To read this journal-based study is to experience the thoughts, hopes, and struggles of the students and the teacher as they share the process of teaching and learning.
The Modern Moviemaking Movement
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Price: Free! Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Inexpensive production technology coupled with the decline of traditional movie distribution has forever transformed the ways in which movies are marketed, seen and sold. These days, filmmakers must not only make great movies, but in order to prosper, modern moviemakers must now master crowdfunding, internet marketing and social media.
A to Z Guide to Film Terms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
An insider's guide to the terms and phrases used by the people who make movies and tv shows. If you want to work in the "biz," or just enjoy movies and how they are made, then this book is for you. Initally released in 1995, the print edition has sold over 20,000 copies. Written by location scout Tim Moshansky, this book contains terms spoken on film sets by actual crews. A must for film buffs