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A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A Story is a Promise offers writers a way to understand how popular novels, movies, and plays became successful stories. For writers considering self-publishing, this writing workbook offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. For writers who feel 'stuck', this book offers insight into how that happens and what can be done about it.
100 Assistant One-Liner Gags
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Are you a speaker or entertainer that interacts with his or her audience? What do you say during that quiet period as they walk onto stage? Or how about if they make a witty comment - how do you respond? Here are 100 one-liner jokes to have fun with any audience member on stage.
How To Write A Screenplay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Writers Workshop basic guide, Edition 3. Designed as a fun, basic guide to get writers writing their screenplays immediately. This covers the basics of plot, characters, dialogue, and screenplay format. It was designed by Dorian Scott Cole, a development analyst, for Writers Workshop, L.A. in their program for high schools, with printing assistance from the American Film Institute.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.
Hollywood Rolodex
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018 by Phoenix Rising Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Attention screenwriter’s: If you’ve finished your script, and/or polished your reality show pitch, this handy directory gives leads on where to submit to get your material optioned/sold, including 3,000+ listings for Industry insiders including producers, directors, agents, and actors with their own production companies.
A to Z Guide to Film Terms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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
No Budget Filmmaking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An informative, alternative, out-of-the-box reference book for the film industry, NO BUDGET FILMMAKING covers a wide range of tips and tools: from proven filmmaking techniques, valuable industry resources, and more, this book guides the aspiring filmmaker from concept to distribution on the film festival circuit, and beyond. A must-have resource for the aspiring filmmaker.
42 Easy Magic Tricks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
42 Awesome magic tricks for beginners! Easy to do magic tricks with everyday objects! Easy to do with everyday items you can find around the home. Great for everyone, from children to business people. Tricks with coins, glasses, cards, coins and bananas. Mind reading and mathematical tricks too!
A Galaxy of Possibilities: Representation and Storytelling in Star Wars (New Revised Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Almost forty years of narratives of multiple forms has pitted Star Wars against societal and media evolutions, thus affecting narrative approaches and choices. A Galaxy of Possibilities explores some of their impacts on the franchise. The new revised edition brings more in-depth content, as well as two bonus chapters to provide a broader look at the complex notion of inclusiveness.
YouTube 101: The Ultimate Guide to Start a Successful YouTube channel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Technology
YouTube is an incredible platform of self-expression, it needs to be experienced by everyone willing to do so. This book is written specifically for people who want to start a YouTube channel and sustain it. You don't need to be a technical person to understand this book, this book is written in a simple and easy-to-understand language with real world examples.
The TIER-1 Method For Beating Slot Machines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Author Art Robertson is going to show you, step by step, how you can improve your chances of winning at the slots. He covers five (5) powerful subjects that include: How Fixed Jackpot Slots Work How Progressive and Video Slots Work What To Do With Non-Casino Slots How To Use The “TIER-1” Method For Slots PLUS, The Helpful TIER-1 Evaluator
The Royal Albert Hall: A Masterpiece for the 21st Century
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,310. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The story of London's favourite "village hall", written to celebrate its upgrading and refurbishment. With unprecedented access to the archives, it tells of the great pageant of events that have taken place here. Home of the world famous Proms, opera house, sports arena, meeting hall, ballroom - it was also the only place the Beatles and Rolling Stones shared the same bill.
How To Get Into Acting - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Into Acting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
If you are an aspiring actor with dreams of becoming a success like Al Pacino, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and the likes, then this is the step-by-step guide for you. Here’s what you get: - You will discover the secrets about the acting industry. - Larn acting techniques to perform better than your competitors. - Discover acting terminologies to instantly be noticed by the directors.
Benevolent Siren: Remembering Louise Brooks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Louise Brooks endures as one of silent film's most charismatic and contemporary performers. Immortalized in Pandora's Box, she left a disinterested Hollywood to suffer years of hardship until finding a new career as an author. Later in life, an admiring 20-year old managed to pry a chink into the armor of the reclusive actress, establishing a friendship that revealed a hidden, gentler side.
Your Own Touring Show
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters
An E-Bbook for magicians who are considering producing a large stage illusion show with which to tour around the state or country. All the ins and outs to avoid costly mistakes before embarking on such a venture.
Memoires of a Las Vegas Limo Driver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
If you have ever been to Las Vegas you need to read this book! 16 years of driving a limo in Vegas means 16 years of stories! Hilarious first hand details of sex, drugs, prostitution and huge gambling wins!
Learn How To DJ Right Now
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Dance music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
As a DJ, I have traveled the world listening and learning from the best. As it turns out, there are 8 Crucial DJ principals that a DJ needs to know. You can Learn them right here, right now ... Learn How To DJ Right Now
Stand Up & Succeed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Find Success in everyday life by applying the cardinal rules of stand-up comedy. Wit, wisdom & insights from working comics.
DIY Music Licensing
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Get your songs in Film, Television, Advertising, Games and New Media.
Australian Film Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From the drunken brawl that scarred Mel Gibson's face and led to his casting in Mad Max to the Australian ex-pat who immortalized American disco music in Saturday Night Fever to the outrage over an American superhero movie claiming to be Australian content to get a tax rebate! A unique collection of Aussie movie anecdotes by a former SAR Fellow at Australia's National Film & Sound Archive.

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