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  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Understanding the Business of Media Entertainment

    The Legal and Business Essentials All Filmmakers Should Know, 2nd Edition

    By Gregory Bernstein

    This revised edition of Understanding the Business of Media Entertainment is an indispensable guide to the business aspects of the entertainment industry, providing the information you need to break in and to succeed. Written in a clear and engaging tone, the second edition of this book covers…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • The Business of Media Distribution

    Monetizing Film, TV, and Video Content in an Online World, 3rd Edition

    By Jeffrey C. Ulin

    In this updated edition of the industry staple, veteran media executive Jeff Ulin relates business theory and practice across key global market segments—film, television, and online/digital—providing you with an insider’s perspective that can't be found anywhere else. Learn how an idea moves from…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • Film on Video

    A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Kemp

    Film on Video: A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film is an accessible guide to making video captured on a camcorder, DSLR camera, smartphone, action camera or cinema camera look like it was shot on motion-picture celluloid film.  Chapter by chapter, Jonathan Kemp introduces the reader…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Collaborative Director

    A Department-by-Department Guide to Filmmaking, 1st Edition

    By Greg Takoudes

    The Collaborative Director: A Department-by-Department Guide to Filmmaking explores the directorial process in a way that allows the director to gather the best ideas from the departments that make up a film crew, while making sure that it is the director’s vision being shown on screen. It goes…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Basic Cinematography

    A Creative Guide to Visual Storytelling, 1st Edition

    By Kurt Lancaster

    The cinematographer must translate the ideas and emotions contained in a script into something that can be physically seen and felt onscreen, helping the director to fulfil the vision of the film. The shots may look good, but they will not serve the story until the composition, lenses, and lighting…

    Paperback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • The Business of Film

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Paula Landry, Stephen Greenwald

    The updated second edition of this text introduces readers to the business of film at every stage of the filmmaking lifecycle, from planning and production to distribution. Authors Paula Landry and Stephen R. Greenwald offer a practical, hands-on guide to the business aspects of this evolving…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

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