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  • The Hand that Holds the Camera

    Interviews with Women Film and Video Directors

    By Lynn Fieldman Miller

    Images of girls and women in books, ads, films and on television influence the way that girls and women see themselves. This book, considering it important that women control the images in these powerful media, interviews seven female film and video makers and questions their thoughts on their…

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

  • The Filmmaker's Eye: The Language of the Lens

    The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image

    By Gustavo Mercado

    Understanding the language of the lens is key for today’s filmmakers and cinematographers. Lenses and the different images they produce have the power to propel story, evoke dramatic/emotional responses from the audience, as well as give a film a certain aesthetic. Today, interchangeable lens…

    Paperback – 2016-10-29 
    Focal Press

  • Film Noir Production

    The Whodunit of the American Classic Mystery Film

    By David Landau

    Film Noir Production: The Whodunit of the American Classic Mystery Film reveals the fascinating facts behind how the classic film noir movies were actually made. Beginning with the mystery novel base material, the studio executives and staff writers input through the assigned directors and talented…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Focal Press

  • The Screenwriter's Path

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Writing for the Movies

    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

  • Think/Point/Shoot

    Media Ethics, Technology and Global Change

    Edited by Annette Danto, Mobina Hashmi, Lonnie Isabel

    Think/Point/Shoot gives students a thorough overview of the role of ethics in modern media creation. Case studies emphasize the critical issues in global media ethics today in all stages of media creation from preproduction research and development, to production and post production. This volume…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Focal Press

  • Digital Compositing with Blackmagic Design Fusion

    Essential Techniques

    By Lee Lanier

    Create complex composites with Blackmagic Design Fusion. Learn the basics of node-based compositing and get up to speed quickly so you can undertake your own compositing projects. In Digital Compositing with Blackmagic Fusion, industry veteran Lee Lanier covers the most important components, tools…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04 
    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 – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Glitch Art in Theory and Practice

    Critical Failures and Post-Digital Aesthetics

    By Michael Betancourt

    Glitch Art in Theory and Practice: Critical Failures and Post-Digital Aesthetics 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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    Focal Press

  • Independent Animation

    Developing, Producing and Distributing Your Animated Films

    By Ben Mitchell

    With the advent of advanced hand-held technology and the widespread nature of the internet, the world of animated filmmaking is more exciting and accessible than ever. Due to this cultural and technological development, the success of independent animated film makers is on the rise. Independent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    CRC Press

  • The Mob Rules

    Getting the Masses to Carry Your Message Through Crowdsourcing

    By Richard Botto

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Focal Press
    American Film Market Presents

  • Casting Revealed

    A Guide for Film Directors, 2nd Edition

    By Hester Schell

    Casting is an essential component of any film or video project, but the core skill-set needed to cast effectively is little understood. Casting Revealed: A Guide for Film Directors is a straightforward manual on the art and craft of casting. Here, director Hester Schell offers her insider…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Focal Press

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