E-books: Arts

  • Environmental Portraiture: A Complete Guide to the Portrait Photographer’s Most Powerful Imaging Tool book cover

    Environmental Portraiture

    A Complete Guide to the Portrait Photographer’s Most Powerful Imaging Tool, 1st Edition

    By Jim Cornfield

    This unique book is a photographer’s guide to the powerful medium of the environmental portrait. It explores in lucid detail the many "moving parts" of this imaging style, including the techniques and creative processes that drive some of this genre’s finest contemporary practitioners. In…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Automated Performer Flying: The State of the Art book cover

    Automated Performer Flying

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    By Jim Shumway

    Automated Performer Flying: The State of the Art shares the secrets of performer flying in entertainment history and provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a performer flying effect from scratch. This book sheds light on all aspects of performer flying, covering its history,…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers book cover

    Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers

    6th Edition

    By James Thomas

    Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers, Sixth Edition teaches the skills of script analysis using a formalist approach that examines the written part of a play to evaluate its potentials for performance and production. This new edition offers a more streamlined experience for the…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • Design for Motion: Fundamentals and Techniques of Motion Design book cover

    Design for Motion

    Fundamentals and Techniques of Motion Design, 2nd Edition

    By Austin Shaw

    Combining art and design principles with creative storytelling and professional savvy, this book covers everything a serious motion designer needs to make their artistic visions a reality and confidently produce compositions for clients. In this updated second edition of Design for Motion, author…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Nonfiction Sound and Story for Film and Video: A Practical Guide for Filmmakers and Digital Content Creators book cover

    Nonfiction Sound and Story for Film and Video

    A Practical Guide for Filmmakers and Digital Content Creators, 1st Edition

    By Amy DeLouise, Cheryl Ottenritter

    This book guides nonfiction storytellers in the art of creatively and strategically using sound to engage their audience and bring stories to life. Sound is half of film and video storytelling, and yet its importance is often overlooked until a post-production emergency arises. Written by two…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Focal Press
    The Producer's Playbook

  • 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…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Carbon Transfer Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual, Featuring Contemporary Carbon Printers and Their Creative Practice book cover

    Carbon Transfer Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual, Featuring Contemporary Carbon Printers and Their Creative Practice, 1st Edition

    By Sandy King, Don Nelson, John Lockhart

    Carbon Transfer Printing is a book about one of the earliest photographic processes that provided the first permanent printing methods, available in one form or another for over 150 years. This book reviews the extensive history of carbon transfer and related pigment processes in both monochrome…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Focal Press
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • 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…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Recording Classical Music book cover

    Recording Classical Music

    1st Edition

    By Robert Toft

    Recording Classical Music presents the fundamental principles of digitally recording and editing acoustic music in ambient spaces, focusing on stereo microphone techniques that will help musicians understand how to translate "live" environments into recorded sound. The book covers theory and the…

    eBook – 2019-09-04
    Routledge

  • Television Production book cover

    Television Production

    17th Edition

    By Jim Owens

    Gain the skills you need to succeed in the television industry and master the production process, from shooting and producing, to editing and distribution. This new and updated 17th edition of Television Production offers a thorough and practical guide to professional TV production techniques.…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Dance and Light: The Partnership Between Choreography and Lighting Design book cover

    Dance and Light

    The Partnership Between Choreography and Lighting Design, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Dreyer

    Dance and Light examines the interconnected relationship between movement and design, the fluid partnership that exists between the two disciplines, and the approaches that designers can take to enhance dance performances through lighting design. The book demystifies lighting for the dancer and…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Focal Press

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