Books tagged: film business

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Learn how to become an actress
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A guide to becoming an actress in any country at any age.
The Producer's Sourcebook
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
A college level textbook for people who want to produce independent films and television programs. A combination of industry knowledge and practical tools to develop a film or television project from idea to distribution. Based on decades of producing and teaching experience.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Back to Back: How We Made Two Feature Films for Dirt Cheap
Price: Free! Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Evan Marlowe's personal diary of the chaotic production of his two indie films, Blood Rush and Horror House, full of behind-the-scene stills and screen grabs. "Back to Back" is light-hearted, informative and a quick read.
He Saw, She Saw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Can true love be found in Hollywood's tabloid universe? Perhaps more importantly, can the love of Jesus be found there? Lola moved to Hollywood to make her fortune. She found fame, and a new job opportunity may offer the chance of romance as well. But what she sees as love, will the tabloids see as scandal? Can a story about Hollywood also be a story about faith?
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, 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.
A Screenwriters Guide to Watching Movies
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
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!
AFM Film Rights Roundup 2011
Price: Free! Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: 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.
Sundance Film Festival by Numbers 2012
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: 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.