Filmmaking and Postproduction Products

  • How to Work the Film & TV Markets

    A Guide for Content Creators

    By Heather Hale

    How to Work the Film & TV Markets by Heather Hale takes independent filmmakers, television and digital content creators on a virtual tour of the entertainment industry’s trade shows - the circulatory system of the entire global media landscape. This book highlights the most significant annual…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 
    Focal Press
    American Film Market Presents

  • Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergence

    Transmedia and Beyond

    By Vladan Nikolic

    Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergence: Transmedia and Beyond offers a comprehensive analysis of the technological changes of the past few decades in independent film and media-making, and explores new strategies and practices in media production, exhibition and distribution for independent…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Focal Press

  • Film and Video Production in the Cloud

    Concepts, Workflows, and Best Practices

    By Jack James

    With cloud applications and services now widely available, film and video professionals have all the tools they need to work together on centralized platforms and effectively collaborate across separate desktop, web, and mobile devices. Here, for the first time in a single volume, veteran video…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 
    Focal Press

  • Sound Design for Low & No Budget Films

    By Patrick Winters

    Don’t let your indie film be sabotaged by bad sound! One of the weakest technical aspects of a low or no-budget short or feature film is usually the sound, and in Sound Design for Low and No Budget Films, author Patrick Winters explains what filmmakers need to do to fix that. Learn how to improve…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Focal Press

  • Filmmakers and Financing

    Business Plans for Independents, 8th Edition

    By Louise Levison

    In this new and updated ultimate filmmaker’s guide, Louise Levison gives you easy-to-use steps for writing an investor-winning business plan for a feature film, including: A comprehensive explanations for each of the eight sections of a plan Full financial section with text and tables…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 
    Focal Press
    American Film Market Presents

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals

    The Art and Craft of Visual Writing

    By Irv Bauer

    Edited by Vimi Bauer

    Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing takes a step-by-step approach to screenwriting, starting with a blank page and working through each element of the craft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that’s full of humor, Bauer shows the writer how to put the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Focal Press

  • Shoot, Edit, Share

    Video Production for Mass Media, Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations

    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 – 2016-11-18 
    Focal Press


    How to Jump•Start Your Career as a Film Editor

    By Lori Jane Coleman, Diana Friedberg

    In JUMP•CUT, the follow-up to the authors’ acclaimed Make the Cut, leading film/TV editors and industry veterans Lori Jane Coleman ACE and Diana Friedberg ACE offer editing techniques, insider tips and unwritten rules that contribute to making a great production. They provide both seasoned and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16 
    Focal Press

  • Film Noir Production

    The Whodunit of the Classic American Mystery Film

    By David Landau

    David Landau’s Film Noir Production: The Whodunit of the Classic American Mystery Film is a book meant for those who like a good story, one the Noir Films always delivered, concentrating on the characters more than anything else. Readers will find in these pages many behind-the-scenes tales of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Focal Press

  • Materialist Film

    By Peter Gidal

    A polemical introduction to the avant-garde and experimental in film (including making and viewing), Materialist Film is a highly original, thought-provoking book. Thirty-seven short chapters work through a series of concepts which will enable the reader to deal imaginatively with the contradictory…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Screenwriter's Path

    From Idea to Script to Sale

    By Diane Lake

    The Screenwriter’s Path takes a comprehensive approach to learning how to write a screenplay—allowing the writer to use it as both a reference and a guide in constructing a script. A tenured professor of screenwriting at Emerson College in Boston, author Diane Lake has 20 years' experience writing…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Focal Press

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