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  • The Producer's Business Handbook

    The Roadmap for the Balanced Film Producer, 4th Edition

    By John J. Lee, Jr., Anne Marie Gillen

    Gain a comprehensive understanding of the business of entertainment and learn to successfully engage in all aspects of global production with the revised and updated 4th edition of The Producer's Business Handbook. Learn how to cultivate relationships with key industry players including domestic…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Music Rights Unveiled

    A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Rights and Licensing, 1st Edition

    By Brooke Wentz, Maryam Battaglia

    Music Rights Unveiled provides an inside look at the complex world of music rights for film and video and includes step-by-step guidance to navigate these tricky waters. Authors Brooke Wentz and Maryam Battaglia share their decades of expertise in this user-friendly guide, designed…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers

    Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd, 1st Edition

    By Richard Botto

    Whether you’re a producer, screenwriter, filmmaker, or other creative, you probably have a project that needs constant exposure, or a product to promote. But how do you rise above the noise? In Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd, Richard Botto explains how to put…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • How to Work the Film & TV Markets

    A Guide for Content Creators, 1st Edition

    By Heather Hale

    How to Work the Film & TV Markets takes independent filmmakers, television and digital content creators on a virtual tour of the entertainment industry’s trade shows — the circulatory system of the entire global media landscape. This book highlights the most significant annual events around the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge

  • Scheduling and Budgeting Your Film

    A Panic-Free Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Paula Landry

    Budgeting and scheduling are easy in principle but hard in practice. The successful producer has a solid plan for juggling dozens of activities and costs while retaining the flexibility to cope with those inevitable last-minute changes and stay on course. Preplanning the budget and schedule of any…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Investing in Movies

    Strategies for Investors and Producers, 1st Edition

    By Joseph N. Cohen

    Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the business, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Filmmakers and Financing

    Business Plans for Independents, 8th Edition

    By Louise Levison

    In this new and updated ultimate filmmaker’s guide, Louise Levison gives you easy-to-use steps for writing an investor-winning business plan for a feature film, including: A comprehensive explanations for each of the eight sections of a plan Full financial section with text and tables…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • The Movie Business Book

    4th Edition

    Edited by Jason E Squire

    Drawing from a variety of experts in an industry that has seen major disruptions and technology advancements since the third edition, The Movie Business Book offers a comprehensive, authoritative overview of this fascinating, global business. A must-read for film students and industry newcomers,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    Routledge

  • Transmedia Marketing

    From Film and TV to Games and Digital Media, 1st Edition

    By Anne Zeiser

    Transmedia Marketing: From Film and TV to Games and Digital Media skillfully guides media makers and media marketers through the rapidly changing world of entertainment and media marketing. Its groundbreaking transmedia approach integrates storytelling and marketing content creation across multiple…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • The Business of Media Distribution

    Monetizing Film, TV, and Video Content in an Online World, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey C. Ulin

    Learn how an idea moves from concept to profits and how distribution dominates the bottom line of an industry otherwise grounded in high profile elements (production, creative, law, finance, and marketing). In this updated edition of a bestselling industry staple, experienced media executive Jeff…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers

    A Legal Toolkit for Independent Producers, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas A. Crowell, Esq.

    * How can you use a state's film tax credits to fund your film? SEE PAGE 63. * You have an idea you want to pitch to a production company; how do you safeguard your concept? SEE PAGE 77.  * How can you fund your production with product placement? SEE PAGE 157. * How do you get a script to…

    Paperback – 2011-01-06
    Routledge