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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, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A Story is a Promise offers writers a way to understand how popular novels, movies, and plays became successful. For writers considering self-publishing, this writing workbook offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. Author Bill Johnson has taught writing workshops around the United States. His plays have been produced in the US, Mexico, and England.
The Stage & Street Hypnosis Handbook
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 84,980. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Hypnotism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Learn how to perform stage & street hypnosis with confidence, using this book. Rory Z covers all you need to know to start performing with comedy hypnosis!
Don't Wear Shorts on Stage...The Stand-up Guide to Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The previously unwritten rules of stand-up comedy are now explained for anyone wanting to make money in the business. It also gives comedy fans an inside look on what the lifestyle is really like.
68½ - Movies, Manson & Me (Redux)
Price: Free! Words: 69,810. Language: British English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A mind-bending journey through the outer reaches of the late Sixties and Seventies: the movies, the music, the drugs, the murders. Equal part autobiography, cultural history, warning to aspiring screen-writers, and inquiry into the nature of truth, fiction and memory. A scandalous genre-buster, now edited down to a manageable length in honor of fifty years since May 68.
Growing Up Hollywood - Tales from the Son of a Hollywood Mogul
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
New Book Exposes Inner Workings, Wild Behavior of Hollywood What really goes on behind the veil of celebrity? Rocky Lang, who grew up in the 90210 as the son of mega-producer and screen disaster master Jennings Lang (Earthquake, the Airport movies and 35 other features), dishes all in his new book, Growing Up Hollywood: Tales from the Son of a Hollywood Mogul.
Hollywood Ways
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: 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.
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
Based On: A Non-Lawyer’s Guide to Acquiring Film and Televisions Rights from Everywhere
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,550. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Intended for any entertainment professional or filmmaker who has ever asked, "How do I get the motion picture and television rights to... something!" This guide will take you as far as you can go before hiring an entertainment attorney.
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man
Price: $5.67 USD. Words: 220,470. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Al Pacino: The Movies Behind The Man is a retrospective look at the vast career of an iconic actor. This book offers an extensive look at the movies of the legendary Hollywood actor and includes over fifty exclusive interviews with those who have worked closely with Al Pacino. Giving a unique insight to a film icon who continues to dazzle, inspire and awe audiences the world over.
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
“Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition” is the bigger and better sequel to 2010's bestselling book "Your Band Is A Virus - Behind-the-Scenes & Viral Marketing for the Independent Musician". Almost double the size of it's predecessor, "Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition" is the ultimate music marketing guide for serious independent musicians and bands.
68½ - Movies, Manson & Me
Price: Free! Words: 104,860. Language: British English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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A mind-bending journey through the outer reaches of the late Sixties and Seventies: the drugs, the movies, the music, the murders. Equal parts autobiography, paean to 60s and 70s cinema, DIY guide for aspiring screen-writers, and inquiry into the nature of truth, fiction and memory, 68½ is a true genre-buster.
Sensational Movie Monologues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Theatre may claim the monologue as its own but the movies have since claimed it as part and parcel of a successful hit. The best, most powerful and most memorabke movie moments are often in the form of sensational movie monologues: fifty of the best are compiled in this e-anthology as source material for aspiring actors and film buffs alike.
Audition for Your Career, Not the Job: Mastering the On-camera Audition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A complete guide for actors on how to craft auditions for film and TV, from Los Angeles-based master acting coach Tim Phillips, creator of the Sherlock Holmesing the Text® method.
Not Thinkin'... Just Rememberin'... The Making of John Wayne's "The Alamo"
Price: $22.00 USD. Words: 444,530. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The story of the making of the Alamo is told chronologically, in this massive 1000 page book on John Wayne's tour de force.
Thirty Years a Dresser
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 63,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Watching The Tony Awards as a teenager in the early 1980s, Dennis Milam Bensie knew he wanted to be in theater. Costumes became his calling, at first in summer stock and gradually with union houses, wherever he could find work. Thirty Years a Dresser is Bensie's third memoir, after Shorn: Toys to Men and One Gay American. His stories involve behind-the-scenes dish and drama during a wide range of
Write That Script!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A practical, comprehensive guide to screenwriting from idea to first draft and rewriting, based on more than two decades of teaching screenwriting while working as a professional screenwriter. It has all the theory you need, examples to illuminate the theory and writing exercises to enable you to put the theory into practice and finish your script.
Larry Cohen: The Stuff of Gods and Monsters
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 261,270. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Larry Cohen: The Stuff of Gods and Monsters traces the extraordinary career of the legendary writer/producer/director responsible for such cult and classic films as Black Caesar, It's Alive, God Told Me To, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover, Q - The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, Maniac Cop, and Phone Booth.
Buñuel in memoriam
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: Spanish. Published: October 24, 2018 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Author profile
Alfredo Antonio Fernández pasa revista a veinte de los mejores filmes de Luis Buñuel en un acercamiento crítico que sigue los avatares del director por México, Francia y España. Examina la filmografía del director español desde el surrealismo de "Un chien andalou", a los filmes de la etapa final como "Ese oscuro objeto del deseo", sin olvidar los de presencia femenina dominante como "Viridiana".
Movie Mystery & Suspense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This detailed book covers many legendary movies, including The Big Sleep, To Have and Have Not, Big Carnival, Angel Face, The High Wall, Johnny Allegro, House of Strangers, Union Station, O.S.S., Real Glory, Phantom Creeps, His Kind of Woman, Sherlock Holmes Faces Death and My Name Is Julia Ross. Surprises include bonus monographs on director Robert Siodmak and producer/director Otto Preminger!
"B" Movies, Bad Movies, Good Movies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In the days when cinema audiences insisted that movie programs include two features, plus shorts, a newsreel, trailers and a cartoon, the supporting feature was known as a "B". On many occasions, the unheralded "B" movie turned out to be more entertaining than the "A" attraction. Many of Hollywood’s biggest stars, like John Wayne, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, got their start in "B" movies.