Filmmaking: Collections

Filmmaking and Photography Textbooks New and Key Titles 2018

Business & Planning

  • Introduction to Media Distribution

    Film, Television, and New Media, 1st Edition

    By Scott Kirkpatrick

    Introduction to Media Distribution offers a clear, direct and comprehensive overview of the entire film, television and new media distribution business, valuable to both students and professionals. In this book, author Scott Kirkpatrick draws from over a decade of personal experience in the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Guerrilla Film Marketing

    The Ultimate Guide to the Branding, Marketing and Promotion of Independent Films & Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Robert G. Barnwell

    Create an irresistible brand image and build an audience of loyal and engaged fans… Guerrilla Film Marketing takes readers through each step of the film branding, marketing and promotional process. Tailored specifically to low-budget independent films and filmmakers, Guerrilla Film …

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Business of Television

    1st Edition

    By Ken Basin

    In this book, esteemed television executive and Harvard lecturer Ken Basin offers a comprehensive overview of the business, financial, and legal structure of the U.S. television industry, as well as its dealmaking norms. Written for working or aspiring creative professionals who want to better…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    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

  • The SHORT! Guide to Producing

    The Practical Essentials of Producing Short Films, 1st Edition

    By Charles Merzbacher

    In this book, Charles Merzbacher offers a concise, definitive guide to the essential skills, techniques and logistics of producing short films, focusing on the practical knowledge needed for line producing and overseeing smaller-scale productions. Drawing on insights from real-life production…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Understanding the Business of Entertainment

    The Legal and Business Essentials All Filmmakers Should Know, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Bernstein

    Understanding the Business of Entertainment: The Legal and Business Essentials All Filmmakers Should Know is an indispensable guide to the business aspects of the entertainment industry, providing the legal expertise you need to break in and to succeed.  Written in a clear and engaging tone, this…

    Paperback – 2015-06-02
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

  • The Copyright Zone

    A Legal Guide For Photographers and Artists In The Digital Age, 2nd Edition

    By Edward C. Greenberg, Jack Reznicki

    If you license or publish images, this guide is as indispensable as your camera. It provides specific information on the legal rights of photographers, illustrators, artists, covering intellectual property, copyright, and business concerns in an easy-to-read, accessible manner. The Copyright Zone,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge