Filmmaking: Products

  • Guerrilla Film Marketing: The Ultimate Guide to the Branding, Marketing and Promotion of Independent Films & Filmmakers book cover

    Guerrilla Film Marketing

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

    By Robert 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 – 2018-06-07 
    Focal Press

  • Voice & Vision: A Creative Approach to Narrative Filmmaking book cover

    Voice & Vision

    A Creative Approach to Narrative Filmmaking, 3rd Edition

    By Mick Hurbis-Cherrier

    Develop your creative voice while acquiring the practical skills and confidence to use it with this new and fully-updated edition of Mick Hurbis-Cherrier’s filmmaking bible, Voice & Vision. Written for independent filmmakers and film students who want a solid grounding in the tools, techniques,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 
    Focal Press

  • Prewriting your Screenplay: A Step by Step Guide to Generating Stories book cover

    Prewriting your Screenplay

    A Step by Step Guide to Generating Stories

    By Michael Tabb

    PreWrites contains everything a writer needs to know and do before starting to write a script, starting with how to develop an idea from absolutely nothing at all. It guides the screenwriter through selecting an opinion that will become the subject matter of a script, choosing an appropriate genre…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Focal Press

  • Mixing a Musical: Broadway Theatrical Sound Techniques book cover

    Mixing a Musical

    Broadway Theatrical Sound Techniques, 2nd Edition

    By Shannon Slaton

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Grip Book: The Studio Grip’s Essential Guide book cover

    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 – 2018-04-24 
    Focal Press

  • Film and Video Editing Theory: How Editing Creates Meaning book cover

    Film and Video Editing Theory

    How Editing Creates Meaning

    By Michael Frierson

    Film and Video Editing Theory offers an accessible, introductory guide to the practices used to create meaning through editing. In this book, Michael Frierson synthesizes the theories of the most prominent film editors and scholars, from Herbert Zettl and Noel Burch to the work of landmark…

    Paperback – 2018-04-02 
    Focal Press

  • Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling: Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms book cover

    Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling

    Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms

    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 – 2018-03-16 
    Focal Press

  • Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television book cover

    Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television

    By David McHenry

    Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television is the essential resource for students and aspiring professionals studying and working in film and television design. The book covers all aspects of scenic drafting by hand – a technique still used in film and television because of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Focal Press

  • Smartphone Video Storytelling book cover

    Smartphone Video Storytelling

    By Robb Montgomery

    Smartphone Video Storytelling give readers the tools to find, capture and tell a visual story with just a smartphone. With mobile journalism on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly important for students to understand the entire production process, and be able to convey their story across multiple…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Focal Press

  • Aesthetic 3D Lighting: History, Theory, and Application book cover

    Aesthetic 3D Lighting

    History, Theory, and Application

    By Lee Lanier

    Aesthetic 3D Lighting: History, Theory, and Application delves into the history, the theory, and the practical and aesthetic application of lighting in the fine arts and 3D animation. In this book, animation industry veteran and lighting expert Lee Lanier examines the importance of lighting and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Focal Press

  • DSLR Cinema: A beginner’s guide to filmmaking on a budget book cover

    DSLR Cinema

    A beginner’s guide to filmmaking on a budget, 3rd Edition

    By Kurt Lancaster

    The DSLR cinema revolution began over ten years ago. Professional filmmakers, students, video journalists, event video shooters, production houses, and others jumped at the opportunity to shoot cinematic images on these low budget cameras. The first edition of DSLR Cinema mapped the way focusing…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Focal Press

  • TV Writing on Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era book cover

    TV Writing on Demand

    Creating Great Content in the Digital Era

    By Neil Landau

    TV Writing on Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era takes a deep dive into writing for today’s audiences, against the backdrop of a rapidly evolving TV ecosystem. Amazon, Hulu and Netflix were just the beginning. The proliferation of everything digital has led to an ever-expanding array…

    Paperback – 2018-01-25 
    Focal Press

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