Applied Media: Directing

  • Color Grading 101: Getting Started Color Grading for Editors, Cinematographers, Directors, and Aspiring Colorists book cover

    Color Grading 101

    Getting Started Color Grading for Editors, Cinematographers, Directors, and Aspiring Colorists, 1st Edition

    By Charles Haine

    Written both for students and working professionals, this book walks readers step-by-step through the foundations of color grading for projects of any size, from music videos and commercials to full-length features. In this clear, practical, and software-agnostic guide, author Charles Haine…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Running the Show: The Essential Guide to Being a First Assistant Director book cover

    Running the Show

    The Essential Guide to Being a First Assistant Director, 2nd Edition

    By Liz Gill

    Whether it's a crew of two hundred shooting a cast of thousands on horseback, or a crew of twelve filming one person in a room, each and every successful movie production requires a strong First Assistant Director (AD) at its helm. In this new and updated edition, veteran First AD Liz Gill walks…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Business and Entrepreneurship for Filmmakers: Making a Living as a Creative Artist in the Film Industry book cover

    Business and Entrepreneurship for Filmmakers

    Making a Living as a Creative Artist in the Film Industry, 1st Edition

    By Charles Haine

    This practical guide teaches readers the skills and business acumen required to build a career in the film industry from the ground up. While countless books and classes teach newcomers the creative aspects of the film industry, many fail to properly prepare readers for the reality of how to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge

  • The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers: Developing a Marketing Mindset from Concept to Release book cover

    The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers: Developing a Marketing Mindset from Concept to Release

    1st Edition

    By Russell Schwartz, Katherine MacDonald

    Written for working and aspiring filmmakers, directors, producers and screenwriters, The Marketing Edge for Filmmakers walks through every stage of the marketing process—from concept to post-production—and illustrates how creative decisions at each stage will impact the marketability of a film…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Visual Character Development in Film and Television: Your Character is Your Canvas book cover

    Visual Character Development in Film and Television

    Your Character is Your Canvas, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hanly, Elisabeth Rowney

    This book takes a unique look at visual character development in motion pictures and television by using famous works of art combined with modern works of film and television to demonstrate how to weave a visual tale. In a single shot or scene, what should we reveal about a character? What should…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Secrets of Screen Directing: The Tricks of the Trade book cover

    Secrets of Screen Directing

    The Tricks of the Trade, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Tucker

    Secrets of Screen Directing: The Tricks of the Trade is a practical guide which bridges the gap between classroom learning and the realities of being on a set. Author Patrick Tucker uses insights and techniques gained from over 40 years of directing both screen and stage to open up the craft of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos book cover

    Independent Female Filmmakers

    A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Meek

    Independent Female Filmmakers collects original and previously published essays, interviews, and manifestos from some of the most defining and groundbreaking independent female filmmakers of the last 40 years. Featuring material from the seminal magazine The Independent Film and Video…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • On Screen Directing book cover

    On Screen Directing

    1st Edition

    By Edward Dmytryk

    With On Screen Directing, renowned filmmaker Edward Dmytryk distills a lifetime of experience as a director into a dozen short essays on the craft of directing, spanning every stage of the filmmaking process, from screenwriting, preproduction, and casting to set design, postproduction, and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-06
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • On Screen Acting: An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen book cover

    On Screen Acting

    An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen, 1st Edition

    By Edward Dmytryk, Jean Porter Dmytryk

    With On Screen Acting, director Edward Dmytryk and actress Jean Porter Dmytryk offer a lively dialogue between director and actress about the principles and practice of screen acting for film and television. Informal and anecdotal in style, the book spans auditioning, casting, rehearsal, and on-set…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • A Best Practice Guide to Sex and Storytelling: Filming Scenes with Sex and Nudity book cover

    A Best Practice Guide to Sex and Storytelling

    Filming Scenes with Sex and Nudity, 1st Edition

    By John Bucher

    A great deal of storytelling in film and television involves narratives that include sexual situations and nudity. The increased amount of on-line and streaming content outlets has in turn increased the number of narratives that involve these once-taboo subjects. Often, even though directors and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap: A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution book cover

    The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap

    A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution, 1st Edition

    By Maxine Trump

    The Documentary Filmmaker’s Roadmap is a concise and practical guide to making a feature-length documentary film—from funding to production to distribution, exhibition and marketing. Using her award-winning film Musicwood—a New York Times Critics’ Pick—as a case study, director Maxine Trump guides…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Virtual Reality Filmmaking: Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers book cover

    Virtual Reality Filmmaking

    Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Celine Tricart

    Virtual Reality Filmmaking presents a comprehensive guide to the use of virtual reality in filmmaking, including narrative, documentary, live event production, and more. Written by Celine Tricart, a filmmaker and an expert in new technologies, the book provides a hands-on guide to creative…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

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