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The Crewless Principle - 10 rules for getting that movie made
You set the price! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Let's cut to the chase and not waffle on about the do's and donts of film-making. Getting bogged down with all the technical aspects of the film-making process is not getting your film made. As we go through the 10 RULES we will learn to break down each rule and improve our knowledge in those given areas.
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.
Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Adult
William Montgomery is writing a screenplay for a Texas tycoon who has achieved all he wants in life -- except to make a movie. William isn’t only to write the script but he’s also the one to work out all the problems that arise from a variety of characters seeking to achieve their destiny in this often funny, always sexy adventure in movie-making.
Everything Sucks #4, The Twist
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Real pitch meetings happened in tiny, stuffy offices, stacked to the ceiling with towers of shoddy, half assed scripts, fast food wrappers littering the floor like greasy shrapnel because busy people tend to toss without looking, and to top it off they always (and I mean always) reeked of stale coffee and the even staler guys who chugged it.
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
The Modern Moviemaking Movement
Price: Free! Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: 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.
Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
All Reid's books are interesting and useful. This one deals with an impressive range of movie landmarks, including credits, reviews and interesting background details on films like Algiers, Anna and the King of Siam, Bells of St Mary's, Best Years of Our Lives, Blood and Sand, Blossoms in the Dust, Citizen Kane, Cover Girl, Dinner at Eight, etc. Reid's notes on the films are totally fascinating.
These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards: A Film-Lover's Guide to the Best of the Rest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A most interesting book, These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards details 142 marvelous films that thrilled audiences and critics, with a special supplement on director Henry Hathaway and his movies. JHR was the first critic to make people aware of Hathaway's importance. At first, only the French critics agreed with John, but now Hathaway is recognized as one of the great masters of the cinema.
Hollywood Movie Musicals: Great, Good and Glamorous
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
In the golden years of cinema, Hollywood's Christmas presents to world-wide movie fans were always three or four spectacular musicals. In those days, musicals easily rated as the most popular movie genre. They were eagerly anticipated not only by the carriage trade but working-class audiences as well. This book provides a guide to over 150 of these crowd-pleasing, star-studded musical delights.
"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.