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  • Introduction to Video Production

    Studio, Field, and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Ronald J. Compesi, Jaime S. Gomez

    Written in a clear, non-technical manner, Introduction to Video Production focuses on the fundamental principles and aesthetics of video production and the technologies used in both studio and field environments. Ronald J. Compesi and Jaime S. Gomez cover each aspect of the process step by step,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

  • Making Media

    Foundations of Sound and Image Production, 4th Edition

    By Jan Roberts-Breslin

    Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production takes the media production process and deconstructs it into its most basic components. Students will learn the basic concepts of media production – frame, sound, light, time, motion, and sequencing – and be able to apply them to any medium…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Film Production Management

    How to Budget, Organize and Successfully Shoot your Film, 4th Edition

    By Bastian Cleve

    This new and updated fourth edition of Film Production Management provides a step-by-step guide on how to budget, organize, and successfully shoot a film and get it onto the big screen. Whether you are a film student or film production professional just getting started in the industry, this book is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Video Production

    Disciplines and Techniques, 12th Edition

    By Jim Foust, Edward J Fink, Lynne Gross

    The revised twelfth edition of Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques introduces readers to the operations underlying video production. It provides thorough coverage of the theory and techniques readers need to know, balancing complexity with practical how-to information about detailed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    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 – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera

    A Practical Approach to Film, Television, and Commercial Acting, 1st Edition

    By John Howard Swain

    The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera provides a precise yet practical approach to help unlock the mysteries of acting for film and television. Written by veteran actor, producer, and director John Howard Swain, the book offers a clear-cut, no-nonsense technique that equips aspiring or…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge

  • The Makeup Artist Handbook

    Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre, 3rd Edition

    By Gretchen Davis, Mindy Hall

    Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • The Corporate Media Toolkit

    Advanced Techniques for Producers, Writers and Directors, 1st Edition

    By Ray DiZazzo

    This book offers corporate writers, producers and directors an accessibly-written, hands-on guide to practical techniques important in producing high-quality, nuanced work in a corporate environment. Exploring each phase of media development—project inception, client interactions, scriptwriting,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    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 – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production

    The People and The Process, 3rd Edition

    By Lorene M. Wales

    This expanded, updated, and revised third edition of Lorene Wales’ The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production offers a comprehensive introduction to the positions/roles, procedures, and logistics of the film and digital video production process, from development and pre-production all the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge

  • Film and Video Production in the Cloud

    Concepts, Workflows, and Best Practices, 1st Edition

    By Jack James

    With cloud applications and services now widely available, film and video professionals have all the tools they need to work together on centralized platforms and effectively collaborate across separate desktop, web, and mobile devices. In Film and Video Production in the Cloud, veteran video…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergence

    Transmedia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Vladan Nikolic

    Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergence: Transmedia and Beyond offers a comprehensive analysis of the technological changes of the past few decades in independent film and media-making, and explores new strategies and practices in media production, exhibition and distribution for independent…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Film Noir Production

    The Whodunit of the Classic American Mystery Film, 1st Edition

    By David Landau

    David Landau’s Film Noir Production: The Whodunit of the Classic American Mystery Film is a book meant for those who like a good story, one the Noir Films always delivered, concentrating on the characters more than anything else. Readers will find in these pages many behind-the-scenes tales of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge

  • Shoot, Edit, Share

    Video Production for Mass Media, Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Johnson, Jodi Radosh

    Shoot, Edit, Share is an interactive, accessible introduction to video production techniques, concepts, and terminology. With the increasing availability of affordable video equipment, many students and professionals need to learn the basics of video production without being overwhelmed by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04
    Routledge

  • Casting Revealed

    A Guide for Film Directors, 2nd Edition

    By Hester Schell

    Casting is an essential component of any film or video project, but the core skill-set needed to cast effectively is little understood. Casting Revealed: A Guide for Film Directors is a straightforward manual on the art and craft of casting. Here, director Hester Schell offers her insider…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07
    Routledge

  • The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmaking

    From Preproduction to Festivals and Distribution, 1st Edition

    By Dan Mirvish

    In The Cheerful Subversive’s Guide to Independent Filmmaking, celebrated Slamdance Film Festival co-founder Dan Mirvish offers a rich exploration of the process and culture of making low-budget, independent films. Once labelled a "cheerful subversive" by The New York Times, Mirvish shares his…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • 3D Filmmaking

    Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Celine Tricart

    A visual book for the visual artist, 3D Filmmaking: Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, language, and methods behind stereoscopic 3D filmmaking, all in one package. Celebrated 3D filmmaker Celine Tricart explores every facet of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Corporate Video Production

    Beyond the Board Room (And Out of the Bored Room), 2nd Edition

    By Stuart Sweetow

    In this updated edition of Corporate Video Production, Stuart Sweetow teaches aspiring and seasoned videographers how to make imaginative corporate videos with eye-catching designs, rhythmic editing tricks, and essential scriptwriting and interview techniques. Readers will learn how to shoot on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • The Strategic Producer

    On the Art and Craft of Making Your First Feature, 1st Edition

    By Federico Arditti Muchnik

    Today’s technologies and economic models won’t settle for a conventional approach to filmmaking. The Strategic Producer: On the Art and Craft of Making Your First Feature combines history, technology, aesthetics, data, decision-making strategies, and time-tested methods into a powerful new approach…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • Producing for Profit

    A Practical Guide to Making Independent and Studio Films, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stevens

    In Producing for Profit: A Practical Guide to Making Independent and Studio Films, Andrew Stevens provides real-world examples and his own proven techniques for success that can turn passion into profit. Far more than just theory, the book outlines practical applications that filmmakers of all…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Production House Cinema

    Starting and Running Your Own Cinematic Storytelling Business, 1st Edition

    By Kurt Lancaster

    In Production House Cinema: Starting and Running Your Own Cinematic Storytelling Business, renowned video storyteller Kurt Lancaster offers both students and professionals a practical guide to starting their own video production company and creating cinematic, client-based video content. Utilizing…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • The Producer's Playbook: Real People on Camera

    Directing and Working with Non-Actors, 1st Edition

    By Amy DeLouise

    Producer’s Playbook: Real People on Camera is a no-nonsense guide for producers looking to get the best performances from "real people" to tell powerful stories on video. Director/producer Amy DeLouise brings years of experience to this resource for creating the best on-screen impact with…

    Paperback – 2016-04-06
    Routledge
    The Producer's Playbook

  • The Hair Stylist Handbook

    Techniques for Film and Television, 1st Edition

    By Gretchen Davis

    Achieve professional quality hair results with this full-color, comprehensive book from award-winning hair and makeup pros, Gretchen Davis and Yvette Rivas. In The Hair Stylist Handbook: Techniques for Film and Television, you’ll learn how to create that sought-after "complete look" by learning the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge

  • The Art of Short Form Content

    From Concept to Color Correction, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Cook

    The Art of Short Form Content: From Concept to Color Correction is an in-depth examination of the craft of creating short form filmic content – a category which includes television commercials, music videos, television promos, movie trailers, digital billboards, corporate videos, and pretty much…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Television Production

    16th 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 16th edition of Television Production offers a thorough and practical guide to professional TV and video production…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead

    A Mortal’s Guide to Making Horror Movies, 2nd Edition

    By Danny Draven

    Produce, direct, promote and sell your own chilling horror film with real-world advice from award-winning producer/director/writer Danny Draven! The second edition is completely updated with information on new technology, new exclusive interviews with industry pros, new photos and samples from the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

  • Studio Television Production and Directing

    Concepts, Equipment, and Procedures, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Utterback

    Master the fundamentals of studio production procedure and become an effective leader on set. Gain fluency in essential studio terms and technology and acquire the skills you need to make it in the industry. Elegant, accessible, and to the point, the second edition of Andrew H. Utterback’s Studio…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge

  • How Video Works

    From Broadcast to the Cloud, 3rd Edition

    By Diana Weynand, Vance Piccin

    How Video Works raises the curtain on how video is created, scanned, transmitted, stored, compressed, encoded, delivered and streamed to its multitude of destinations. In today’s digital world, every content creator—individual as well as network or corporation—must understand the process of how…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge

  • Experimental Filmmaking

    BREAK THE MACHINE, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Ramey

    Become a master in the influential, diverse, and highly innovative field of experimental filmmaking. Harness the little-known techniques and subtle aesthetics required for this imagination-driven art form. For the first time in a single volume, Kathryn Ramey has written a thorough, hands-on guide…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Television Sports Production

    5th Edition

    By Jim Owens

    Unlike a studio production, many factors can adversely affect your television sports shoot including weather, lighting, and natural sound. A successful shoot is dependent on extensive planning, careful budgetting, technology, location, and a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the sport…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

  • Film School

    A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision, 1st Edition

    By Jason B. Kohl

    Develop the tools you will need to succeed before, during, and after your film school education. Film School: A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision is a specific, straightforward guide to applying, getting into, and thriving in film school and in the industry in general. Not only does this…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video

    5th Edition

    By Peter Rea, David K. Irving

    Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, Fifth Edition is the definitive book on the subject for the serious film student or beginning filmmaker. Its unique two-fold approach looks at filmmaking from the perspectives of both the producer and director, and clearly explains how their…

    Paperback – 2015-03-23
    Routledge

  • Single-Camera Video Production

    6th Edition

    By Robert B. Musburger, PhD, Michael R. Ogden

    Learn everything you need to know about producing single-camera video, from preproduction planning to setting up, rehearsing, shooting, editing, and delivering. Master lighting, audio, and editing techniques that will enhance the quality of your video projects and captivate your audience. Simple,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen

    Making and Applying Prosthetics, 2nd Edition

    By Todd Debreceni

    Transforming an actor into a character for film or theater takes a great deal of skill, prowess, and creativity, and in this new edition, author Todd Debreceni empowers you with just those qualities. From his years of film, TV, and theatrical experience, he shows you tips and techniques that will…

    Paperback – 2013-01-07
    Routledge

  • The Complete Film Production Handbook

    4th Edition

    By Eve Light Honthaner

    This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run…

    Paperback – 2010-03-12
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents