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  • Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy: International Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice book cover

    Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy

    International Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Helen Payne

    Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy contributes to the global interest in embodiment approaches to psychotherapy and to the field of dance movement psychotherapy specifically. It includes recent research, innovative theories and case studies of practice providing an inclusive overview of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • The Practical Guide to Documentary Editing: Techniques for TV and Film book cover

    The Practical Guide to Documentary Editing

    Techniques for TV and Film

    By Sam Billinge

    The Practical Guide to Documentary Editing sets out the techniques, the systems and the craft required to edit compelling professional documentary television and film. Working stage by stage through the postproduction process, author Sam Billinge explores project organization, assembling rushes,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Focal Press

  • The Heart of the Film: Writing Love Stories in Screenplays book cover

    The Heart of the Film

    Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

    By Cynthia Whitcomb

    Most movies include a love story, whether it is the central story or a subplot, and knowing how to write a believable relationship is essential to any writer's skill set. Discover the rules and laws of nature at play in a compelling love story and learn and master them. Broken into four…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Focal Press

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