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Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
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.
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
Framing the Illusions: Navigating the Difficult Landscape of Development and Financing for the Independent Filmmaker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book covers all the processes of development, how to proceed and what is expected through each phase, from script to casting and distribution to financing, including how to identify scams. It is specifically targeted to the emerging filmmaker, the guerrilla filmmaker and the low-budget filmmaker. It is dedicated to those who are trying to keep the low-budget indie film market alive.
How I Made a Feature Length Movie For Just a Few Hundred Dollars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In this educational book, I’m going to talk about what you should do and what you should avoid, when you consider making a movie on a very low budget. I will thoroughly explain to you how I made my feature film with just a few hundred dollars.
US Film Distributors A-Z 2012
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Price: $99.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
“U.S. Film Distributors A–Z” shows the current U.S. distributors, what they are buying from whom for the current year. Companies are linked to their own websites and titles are linked to Cinando, IMDbPro or Cineuropa.org in order to assist professional research when more information is needed.
Sundance Film Festival by Numbers 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
The “By Numbers” report is issued for the Toronto and Sundance Film Festivals. It lists which U.S. talent agencies are acting as producer reps for which films, which international sales agents are selling the most films, which titles are selling best, etc.
AFM Film Rights Roundup 2011
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Price: Free! Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
“The Rights Roundup” is the most comprehensive listing of licensing of film rights at the current markets. It lists the current International Sales Agents A through Z and their reported sales at the current market.
A Screenwriters Guide to Watching Movies
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Are you writing a screenplay? Did someone tell you "go watch movies and learn from what they did"? Do you have the foggiest idea how to do that? Right. Then this book is for YOU!
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.