Applied Media: Products

  • From iMovie to Final Cut Pro X

    Making the Creative Leap

    By Tom Wolsky

    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 making the transition from iMovie, Apple’s free video software, helping aspirational and mobile filmmakers develop the skills needed to take their career…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03 
    Focal Press

  • New Channels of Music Distribution

    By C. Michael Brae

    With an example-driven, hands-on approach, New Channels of Music Distribution offers a practical, comprehensive study of the music industry’s evolving distribution system. While paying careful attention to the variables that impact success, author C. Michael Brae examines the functionality and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Focal Press

  • The Filmmaker's Guide to Visual Effects

    The Art and Techniques of VFX for Directors, Producers, Editors and Cinematographers

    By Eran Dinur

    Eran Dinur is an Emmy and VES award-winning VFX supervisor, artist and instructor. His work at ILM Singapore includes films such as Iron Man, Star Trek, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and Terminator Salvation. Since 2011 Eran has served as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Focal Press

  • Mina Loy, Twentieth-Century Photography, and Contemporary Women Poets

    By Linda A. Kinnahan

    In Mina Loy, Twentieth-Century Photography, and Contemporary Women Poets, Linda A. Kinnahan explores the making of Mina Loy’s late modernist poetics in relationship to photography’s ascendance, by the mid-twentieth century, as a distinctively modern force shaping representation and perception. As…

    Hardback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Hollywood Drive

    What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Light Honthaner

    Hollywood Drive: What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry is the essential guide to starting and succeeding at a career in film and TV. The completely updated second edition features new interviews with industry professionals, information about the changing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28 
    Focal Press

  • Write to Shoot

    Writing Short Films for Production

    By Marilyn Beker

    Marilyn Beker is a professor of screenwriting in the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She is the author of Screenwriting With a Conscience: Ethics for Screenwriters and The Screenwriter Activist: Writing Social Issue Movies. She has extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge

  • Directing and Producing for Television

    A Format Approach, 5th Edition

    By Ivan Cury

    Directing and Producing for Television provides essential tools required to direct and produce effectively in a variety of settings. Ideal for students in television production courses, Directing and Producing for Television addresses critical production techniques for various formats, including…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Focal Press

  • Film Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Finola Kerrigan

    The role of the film marketer is both vital and challenging. Promotion is one of the industry’s biggest costs, with the campaign of a large film costing up to half its production budget. Box office results, however, are wildly unpredictable: relatively few films a year make a profit. These market…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Seizing the Light

    A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch, Robert Hirsch

    The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation. Covering the major events, practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Focal Press

  • The Musician's Business and Legal Guide

    5th Edition

    By Mark Halloran

    The Musician’s Business and Legal Guide provides vital information to help demystify the music business and the complex body of law that shapes it. This book answers such questions as how to protect name and copyright; what is and is not legal about sampling; what are the legal issues surrounding…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Video Production Handbook

    6th Edition

    By Jim Owens

    This new edition of the Video Production Handbook walks students through the full video production process, from inception of idea to final distribution. Concentrating on the techniques and concepts behind the latest equipment, this book demonstrates the fundamental principles needed to create…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Focal Press

  • Metal Music Manual

    Producing, Engineering, Mixing, and Mastering Contemporary Heavy Music

    By Mark Mynett

    Metal Music Manual shows you the creative and technical processes involved in producing contemporary heavy music for maximum sonic impact. From pre-production to final mastered product, and fundamental concepts to advanced production techniques, this book contains a world of invaluable practical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10 
    Focal Press

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