Filmmaking: Business & Planning

  • Introduction to Media Distribution: Film, Television, and New Media book cover

    Introduction to Media Distribution

    Film, Television, and New Media

    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 – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

  • 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 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 Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap: A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution book cover

    The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap

    A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution

    By Maxine Trump

    The Documentary Filmmaker’s Roadmap is a concise and practical guide to making a feature-length documentary film—from funding to production to distribution, exhibition and marketing. Using her award-winning film Musicwood—a New York Times Critics’ Pick—as a case study, director Maxine Trump guides…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Business of Television book cover

    The Business of Television

    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 book cover

    The Business of Film

    A Practical Introduction

    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 book cover

    The SHORT! Guide to Producing

    The Practical Essentials of Producing Short Films

    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

  • Film & TV Tax Incentives in the U.S.: Courting Hollywood book cover

    Film & TV Tax Incentives in the U.S.

    Courting Hollywood

    By Glenda Cantrell, Daniel Wheatcroft

    Entertainment tax incentives are one of the greatest tools in the arsenal of filmmaking. They pay a portion of production expenditures back to the filmmaker, while creating powerful economic engines for the states who implement them properly. They are high in the list of considerations for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • 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 – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • The Producer's Business Handbook: The Roadmap for the Balanced Film Producer book cover

    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

  • Film Production Management: How to Budget, Organize and Successfully Shoot your Film book cover

    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

  • Music Rights Unveiled: A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Rights and Licensing book cover

    Music Rights Unveiled

    A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Rights and Licensing

    By Brooke Wentz, Maryam Battaglia

    Music Rights Unveiled provides an inside look at the complex world of music rights for film and video and includes step-by-step guidance to navigate these tricky waters. Authors Brooke Wentz and Maryam Battaglia share their decades of expertise in this user-friendly guide, designed…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    American Film Market Presents

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