Filmmaking: Collections

Filmmaking and Photography Textbooks New and Key Titles 2018

Production

  • Production Design

    Visual Design for Film and Television, 1st Edition

    By Peg McClellan

    Production Design: Visual Design for Film and Television is a hands-on guide to the craft of production design and art direction. Author Peg McClellan gives an insider’s view of the experiences and challenges of working as a Production Designer in film and television. The book covers three major…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • A Best Practice Guide to Sex and Storytelling

    Filming Scenes with Sex and Nudity, 1st Edition

    By John Bucher

    A great deal of storytelling in film and television involves narratives that include sexual situations and nudity. The increased amount of on-line and streaming content outlets has in turn increased the number of narratives that involve these once-taboo subjects. Often, even though directors and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • Motion Picture and Video Lighting

    3rd Edition

    By Blain Brown

    Lighting is at the heart of filmmaking. The image, the mood, and the visual impact of a film are, to a great extent, determined by the skill and sensitivity of the director of photography in using lighting. Motion Picture and Video Lighting explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen

    Making and Applying Prosthetics, 3rd Edition

    By Todd Debreceni

    With this new edition of Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen, author Todd Debreceni presents the latest techniques and special effects in what has become an industry "bible." In addition to genre-specific considerations, Debreceni covers the latest gear you will need and details how to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • 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 Grip Book

    The Studio Grip’s Essential Guide, 6th Edition

    By Michael Uva

    Gain the essential skills of a professional grip to become the jack and master of all trades on any movie or television show set. Discover vital insider tips ranging from how to operate cutting-edge rigging and lighting equipment to performing difficult camera mounts on aircraft, boats, trains, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling

    Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms, 1st Edition

    By Kelly McErlean

    Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling provides media students and industry professionals with strategies for creating innovative new media projects across a variety of platforms. Synthesizing ideas from a range of theorists and practitioners across visual, audio, and interactive media,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Directors Tell the Story

    Master the Craft of Television and Film Directing, 2nd Edition

    By Bethany Rooney, Mary Lou Belli

    Move over, movies: the freshest storytelling today is on television, where the multi-episodic format is used for rich character development and innovative story arcs. Directors Tell the Story, Second Edition offers rare insight and advice straight from two A-list television directors whose credits…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Modern Post

    Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Scott Arundale, Tashi Trieu

    With the shift from film to digital, today’s filmmakers are empowered by an arsenal of powerful, creative options with which to tell their story. Modern Post examines and demystifies these tools and workflows and demonstrates how these decisions can empower your storytelling. Using non-technical…

    Paperback – 2014-10-17
    Routledge

  • Producing for TV and New Media

    A Real-World Approach for Producers, 3rd Edition

    By Cathrine Kellison, Dustin Morrow, Kacey Morrow

    Gain a thorough understanding of the nuanced and multidimensional role producers play in television and new media today. Harness the creative, technical, interpersonal, and financial skills essential for success in this vibrant and challenging field. Producing for TV and New Media third edition&…

    Paperback – 2013-02-04
    Routledge

  • The Art and Technique of Digital Color Correction

    2nd Edition

    By Steve Hullfish

    The only guide to the art and technique of color correction based on the invaluable knowledge of more than a dozen of the top colorists in the world. This book allows you unprecedented access to the way the masters of the craft approach their work. Containing decades of industry experience and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide

    A Down & Dirty DV Production, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Q. Artis

    The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide is an easy-read crash course in the ins and outs and hundred little details of creating video works for hire. This ultra-friendly visual field guide for freelance videographers picks up where The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide leaves off and gives…

    Paperback – 2011-11-21
    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

  • Introduction to Media Production

    The Path to Digital Media Production, 4th Edition

    By Gorham Kindem, Robert B. Musburger, PhD

    Introduction to Media Production began years ago as an alternative text that would cover ALL aspects of media production, not just film or just tv or just radio. Kindem and Musburger needed a book that would show students how every form of media intersects with one another, and about how one needs…

    Paperback – 2009-01-21
    Routledge