Filmmaking

Filmmaking books covering Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing, Screenwriting, Postproduction, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and all aspects of the filmmaking process. Focal Press is an imprint of Routledge

Our filmmaking books are filled with practical hands-on information, dealing with cutting-edge and converging technologies and written by the best in the business. No matter what your filmmaking interest is or your skill level, we have the tools to help you master your craft.

 

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8Series in Filmmaking

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492New Products

  • Documentary, Performance and Risk book cover

    Documentary, Performance and Risk

    1st Edition

    By James Lyons

    Documentary, Performance and Risk explores how some of the most significant recent American feature documentaries use performance to dramatically animate major categories of risk. The fact that these documentaries do rely on such performance is revealing both in terms of trends in American…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    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 – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

Marketing Contacts

Editorial Contacts

  • Sheni Kruger, Editor, Filmmaking

    Sheni Kruger is a commissioning editor on the Focal Press/Routledge Filmmaking list. She commissions globally in the areas of production, cinematography, directing, and screenwriting and outside the US in the areas of documentary, producing, business/law, marketing/distribution, and television. Sheni welcomes proposals for academic textbooks in these areas, as well as books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.

  • Emma Tyce, Editor, Filmmaking

    Emma Tyce is a commissioning editor on the Focal Press/Routledge filmmaking and video list. She commissions globally in the areas of postproduction, editing, motion graphics, visual effects, 3D/VR, and sound, and in the US in the areas of documentary, producing, business/law, marketing/distribution, and television. Emma welcomes proposals for academic textbooks in these areas, as well as proposals for books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.

Conference Attendance 2019

Are you wondering which conferences we'll be attending in 2019?

Using the subject menu below you can browse through the conferences we will be attending in 2019, where we will be showcasing our most recently published books. 

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