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  • Understanding Production Design

    Using Design and Locations to Tell Your Story

    By Barbara Freedman Doyle

    With Understanding Production Design: Using Design and Locations to Tell Your Story on a Budget, learn how to use production design and locations to your maximum advantage and create an effective and compelling visual story. Discover how to find, secure, and manage the best locations and create,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X

    3rd Edition

    By Rick Young

    The newly-revised third edition of Rick Young’s The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X is the ultimate mentor for getting up and running with Apple’s professional editing software, regardless of your skill level. In this step-by-step, full-color guide, Young clearly explains the key concepts and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 

  • Visual Storytelling with Color and Light

    By Michael Humphries

    Though digital technology will continue to advance the way art is created, traditional mediums and techniques will remain fundamental to creating art. This holds true for gouache, (opaque watercolor}, acrylic, and many other mediums. Traditional mediums have had a hand in the creation of some of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    CRC Press

  • Independent Female Filmmakers

    A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos

    Edited by MIchele Meek

    Independent Female Filmmakers collects original and previously-published essays, interviews, and manifestos from some of the most defining and ground-breaking independent female filmmakers of the last 40 years. Featuring material from the seminal magazine The Independent Film and Video Monthly—a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 

  • Typography and Motion Graphics: The 'Reading-Image'

    By Michael Betancourt

    In his latest book, Michael Betancourt explores the nature and role of typography in motion graphics as a way to consider its distinction from static design, using the concept of the ‘reading-image’ to model the ways that motion typography dramatizes the process of reading and audience recognition…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 

  • Crafting Stories for Virtual Reality

    By Melissa Bosworth, Lakshmi Sarah

    We are witnessing a revolution in storytelling. Publications all over the world are increasingly using immersive storytelling — virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality — to tell compelling stories. The aim of this book is to distill the lessons learned thus far into a useful guide for…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07 

  • Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design

    By Geraint D'Arcy

    The analysis of scenic design in film and television is often neglected, with visual design elements relegated to part of the mise-en-scène in cinema or simply as "wallpaper" in television. Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design, positions itself from the audience perspective to explore how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 

  • The Technique of Film and Video Editing

    History, Theory, and Practice, 6th Edition

    By Ken Dancyger

    This updated sixth edition of The Technique of Film and Video Editing provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound. Ken Dancyger puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09 

  • A Best Practice Guide to Sex and Storytelling

    Filming Scenes with Sex and Nudity

    By John Bucher

    A great deal of storytelling in film and television involves narratives that include sexual situations and nudity. The increased amount of on-line and streaming content outlets has in turn increased the number of narratives that involve these once-taboo subjects. Often, even though directors and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 

  • On Film Editing

    An Introduction to the Art of Film Construction

    By Edward Dmytryk

    In On Film Editing, director Edward Dmytryk explains, in clear and engaging terms, the principles of film editing, using examples and anecdotes from almost five decades in the film industry, offering a masterclass in film and video editing. Written in an informal, "how-to-do-it" style, Dmytryk…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26 
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • On Screen Directing

    By Edward Dmytryk

    With On Screen Directing, renowned filmmaker Edward Dmytryk distills a lifetime of experience as a director into a dozen short essays on the craft of directing, spanning every stage of the filmmaking process, from screenwriting, preproduction and casting to set design, postproduction, and promotion…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26 
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • On Screen Writing

    By Edward Dmytryk

    With On Screen Writing, director Edward Dmytryk offers a clear, methodical overview of the needs, practices, and problems of screenwriting, including extensive coverage of adaptation. Written In an informal, anecdotal style and using script examples from Hollywood classics, Dmytryk presents a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26 
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

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