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Film production: technical & background skills

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Visual storytelling with color and light
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Though digital technology will continue to advance the way art is created, traditional mediums and techniques will remain fundamental to creating ar...
The making of Pride and Prejudice
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The BBC's lavish adaptation of 'Pride and Prejudice', starring Colin Firth, was eighteen months in the making and continues to captivate audiences tod...

Production sound mixing
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The latest hot camera is pretty irrelevant if one can't understand what's happening on screen. The key to any narrative is in the dialogue and voice o...
Movie geek
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Movie Geek is a nerdy dive into popular movies, brought to you by the award-losing Den Of Geek website, with a foreword by the UK's foremost film crit...

The pixels of Paul CĂ©zanne and reflections on other artists
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The Pixels of Paul Cezanne is a collection of essays by Wim Wenders in which he presents his observations and reflections on the fellow artists who ha...
Filmmaking for dummies
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Written in the usual lighthearted, easy-to understand 'For Dummies' style, this book demystifies the nuts and bolts of filmmaking, covering everything from developing a project, pitching it and securing financing to hiring a cast and crew, editing footage and getting distribution.

The technique of film editing
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Enhanced version of the seminal text on editing includes a new foreword, a new afterword, a revamped cover and layout, as well as a lower price! The ...
Audio postproduction for film and video
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New to this edition:* Learn how many Hollywood techniques--previously impractical on video--can help solve problems on smaller productions* Expanded c...

Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies
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If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug - even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment - this book makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-colour photos, easy-to-
Twentieth Century Fox
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Here it is: the first-time look at the remarkable American multinational mass media empire and its century of entertainment-the story of Twentieth Cen...

Digital compositing with Nuke
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Whether you're a novice compositor or a well-versed one moving over from After Effects or Shake, this is THE book for you to learn the ins and outs of...
Starting point 1979-1996
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A hefty compilation of essays (both pictorial and prose), notes, concept sketches and interviews by (and with) Hayao Miyazaki. Arguably the most respe...

The man with the golden eye
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This deluxe, full-colour hardback is packed full of previously unseen images from the collection of James Bond production designer Peter Lamont. ...
Werner Herzog
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This edition of Herzog on Herzog presents a completely new set of interviews in which Werner Herzog discusses his career from its very beginnings to h...

Master shots. Volume 3 The director's vision
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A highly visual exploration of the best shots, moves, and set-ups in the industry. This books reveals the secrets behind each shot's success, so it ca...
Producing animation
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You have a useful library of books covering the tools, techniques and aesthetics of animation, but you've been asked to put your production and creati...

GoPro cameras for dummies
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Shoot, edit, and share action-packed video with a GoProThe world moves fast-so if you want to capture it in real time, only a fast-moving camera will ...
Production house cinema
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In Production House Cinema: Starting and Running Your Own Cinematic Storytelling Business, renowned video storyteller Kurt Lancaster offers both stude...

Bresson on Bresson
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Robert Bresson, the director of such cinematic master-pieces as Pickpocket, A Man Escaped Mouchette, and L'Argent, was one of the most influential dir...
Professional storyboarding
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Storyboarding is a very tough business, and a new storyboarder really needs to have their wits about them and have professional savvy to survive in th...

Sound design
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Focusing on the importance of the soundtrack, this practical guide uses exercises and a clear text to teach the fundamentals of story creation, character development and sound creation in motion picture production.
The art of Rogue One - a Star Wars story
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This book is a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department's creation of new worlds, unforgettable characters and newly imagined droids, vehicles...

Costume design 101
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Written by an industry veteran with 40 years experience on many main-stream costume dramas. Costume Design 101, 2nd Edition is a follow up to the very...
A post-May adolescence
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Olivier Assayas is best known as a filmmaker, yet cinema makes only a late appearance in this volume. 'A Post-May Adolescence' is an account of a personal formation, an initiation into an individual vision of the world.

Theories of film editing
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Film and Video Editing Theory offers an accessible, introductory guide to the practices used to create meaning through editing. In this book, Michael ...
Darkness in the bliss-out
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While there has been a significant outpouring of scholarship on Steven Spielberg over the past decade, his films are still frequently discussed as bei...

From iMovie to Final Cut Pro X
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From iMovie to Final Cut Pro X offers an accessible, introductory guide to those taking up video editing using Final Cut Pro X, especially users makin...
The complete make-up artist
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Written for all media-make up students this new edition of The Complete Make-up Artist will help you develop the skills needed to become a qualified, ...

Star Wars Stormtroopers
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Foreword by John BoyegaJust in time for the next blockbuster, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, this unique and beautifully designed compendium with removable...
Color and mastering for digital cinema
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Color and Mastering for Digital Cinema explores the implications for motion picture post production processes and changes required to the supporting e...

Set lighting technician's handbook
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Comprehensive. Detailed. Practical. Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Fourth Edition, is a friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practic...
Mastering multicamera techniques
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From a basic two-camera interview to an elaborate 26 camera HD concert film, this comprehensive guide presents a platform-agnostic approach to the ess...

Filming the fantastic
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Don't waste valuable time and budget fixing your footage in post! Shoot the effects you want effectively and creatively the first time. This full-colo...
3-DIY
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A must-have read for anyone looking to take their independently-produced film or video into the 3rd dimension. The text features technical, practical,...

Vegas Pro 11 editing workshop
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Go beyond the mechanics of Vegas 11 with award-winning Vegas guru Douglas Spotted Eagle as he guides you through an industry-tested professional editi...
Indie 2.0
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What is the state of American indie cinema in the second decade of the twenty-first century? Some have forecast an end to the viability of an indie se...

A to Z great film directors
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A striking, design-led reference book. A-Z Great Film Directors features Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 directors significant for their contribution to ...
The Coen brothers
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Through in-depth and informative text written by film journalist Ian Nathan, The Coen Brothers Archive re-examines the brothers' most famous work incl...

The producer's business handbook
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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the business of entertainment and learn to successfully engage in all related aspects of global production and e...
The art of illusion
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The fast-moving pace of technology makes it hard to keep abreast of current practices in production design. However, the ethos and skills behind filmm...

Turning point, 1997-2008
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In the mid-1990s, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki moved from success to success as his work found an audience outside of Japan. His animated films of the era...
Hollywood costume
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This landmark book celebrates, for the very first time, the costume designer's contribution to the telling of the cinematic story in 100 years of Holl...

Fucking Innocent
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Wes Anderson is now seen as one of America's greatest and most stylistic filmmakers. With movies like The Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Grand Budapest Hotel,...
Shoot like Spielberg
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Spielberg makes his audience feel something, whether he's shooting a kids' ­adventure, a dramatic chase, or the darkest war scene. The auteur always e...

A complete guide to special effects makeup. Volume 2
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This book contains step-by-step instructions, with hundreds of photos, from makeup artist professionals who have worked on films such as Alien vs. Pre...
Corporate video production
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In this updated edition of Corporate Video Production, Stuart Sweetow teaches aspiring and seasoned videographers how to make imaginative corporate vi...

Directing actors
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Internationally-renowned directing coach Weston demonstrates what constitutes a good performance, what actors want from a director, what directors do ...
The art of Star Wars
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Step inside the Lucasfilm art departments for the creation of fantastical worlds, unforgettable characters and unimaginable creatures. The Art of Star...

Directing fiction
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Basics Film-Making introduces the essential aspects of the directorial process, focusing on the requirements of short films while also drawing on clas...
The art of Solo
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The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story reveals, for the first time, the design evolution of each new fantastical set, otherworldly machine, and unforgetta...