Filmmaking and Postproduction Products

  • Screenwriting for Profit

    The Global Marketplace Determines Your Subject

    By Andrew Stevens

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Focal Press

  • Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergence

    Transmedia and Beyond

    By Vladan Nikolic

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Focal Press

  • Cinematography: Theory and Practice

    Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors, 3rd Edition

    By Blain Brown

    With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Focal Press

  • Audio Production and Critical Listening

    Technical Ear Training, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Andrew Corey

    Audio Production and Critical Listening: Technical Ear Training, Second Edition develops your critical and expert listening skills, enabling you to listen to audio like an award-winning engineer. Featuring an accessible writing style, this new edition includes information on objective measurements…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24 
    Focal Press
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmaking

    From Preproduction to Festivals and Distribution

    By Dan Mirvish

    In The Cheerful Subversive’s Guide to Independent Filmmaking, celebrated Slamdance Film Festival co-founder Dan Mirvish offers a rich exploration of the process and culture of making low-budget, independent films. Once labelled a "cheerful subversive" by The New York Times, Mirvish shares his…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 
    Focal Press

  • Hollywood Sound Design and Moviesound Newsletter: A Case Study of the End of the Analog Age

    By David Stone

    As film students and younger fans experience "Big Hollywood Sound" in Imax presentations and digital theaters, many are also discovering action and adventure movies made well before they were born. There is a legacy to be enjoyed in the sound of these films: Blockbuster movies of the ‘80’s, and ‘90…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Focal Press

  • Glitch Art in Theory and Practice

    Critical Failures and Post-Digital Aesthetics

    By Michael Betancourt

    Critical Failures: Glitch in Theory and Practice explores the concept of "glitch" alongside contemporary digital political economy to develop a general theory of critical media using glitch as a case study and model, focusing specifically on examples of digital art and aesthetics. While prior…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Focal Press

  • 3D Filmmaking

    Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers

    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 – 2016-08-10 
    Focal Press

  • Production House Cinema

    Starting and Running Your Own Cinematic Storytelling Business

    By Kurt Lancaster

    In Production House Cinema: Starting and Running Your Own Cinematic Storytelling Business, renowned video storyteller Kurt Lancaster offers both students and professionals a practical guide to starting their own video production company and creating cinematic, client-based video content. Utilizing…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22 
    Focal Press

  • Developing Story Ideas

    The Power and Purpose and Storytelling, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Rabiger

    The vast majority of screenplay and writing books that focus on story development have little to say about the initial concept that inspired the piece. Developing Story Ideas: The Power and Purpose of Storytelling, Third Edition provides writers with ideational tools and resources to generate a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19 
    Focal Press

  • 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 – 2016-07-19 
    Focal Press

  • Video Production

    A Hands-on Approach in a Viral Age

    By Kirsten Johnson, Jodi Radosh

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Focal Press

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