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  • A Best Practice Guide to Sex and Storytelling

    Filming Scenes with Sex and Nudity

    By John Bucher

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Focal Press

  • Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Lenore DeKoven

    The second edition of this elegant and accessible primer offers a helpful reference and resource for directing actors in film, television, and theatre, useful to both directors and actors alike. Combining underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft, Lenore…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Focal Press

  • Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen

    Making and Applying Prosthetics, 3rd Edition

    By Todd Debreceni

    With this new edition of Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen, author Todd Debreceni presents the latest techniques and special effects in what has become an industry "bible." In addition to genre-specific considerations, Debreceni covers the latest gear you will need and details how to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Focal Press

  • The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap

    A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution

    By Maxine Trump

    The Documentary Filmmaker’s Roadmap is a concise and practical guide to making a feature-length documentary film – from funding to production to distribution, exhibition and marketing. Using her award-winning film Musicwood—a New York Times Critics’ Pick—as a case study, director Maxine Trump…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13 
    Focal Press

  • Introduction to Cinematography

    Learning Through Practice

    By Tania Hoser

    Introduction to Cinematography offers a practical, stage-by-stage guide to the creative and technical foundations of cinematography. Building from a skills-based approach focused on professional practice, author Tania Hoser provides a step-by-step introduction for both cinematographers and camera…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11 
    Focal Press

  • The SHORT! Guide to Producing

    The Practical Essentials of Producing Short Films

    By Charles Merzbacher

    In this book, Charles Merzbacher offers a concise, definitive guide to the essential skills, techniques, and logistics of producing short films, focusing on the practical knowledge needed for line producing and overseeing smaller-scale productions. Merzbacher, a longtime instructor and accomplished…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 
    Focal Press

  • Ecologies of Internet Video

    Beyond YouTube

    By John Hondros

    This book explores the complex, dynamic, and contested webs of relationships in which three different groups of video makers found themselves when distributing their work on the Internet. It draws upon both the Deleuzian notion of "assemblage" and Actor-Network Theory, which together provide a rich…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Grip Book

    The Studio Grip’s Essential Guide, 6th Edition

    By Michael Uva

    Gain the essential skills of a professional grip to become the jack and master of all trades on any movie or television show set. Discover vital insider tips ranging from how to operate cutting-edge rigging and lighting equipment to performing difficult camera mounts on aircraft, boats, trains, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Focal Press

  • Film & TV Tax Incentives in the U.S.

    Courting Hollywood

    By Glenda Cantrell, Daniel Wheatcroft

    Entertainment tax incentives are one of the greatest tools in the arsenal of filmmaking. They pay a portion of production expenditures back to the filmmaker, while creating powerful economic engines for the states who implement them properly. They are high in the list of considerations for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Focal Press
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling

    Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms

    By Kelly McErlean

    Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling provides media students and industry professionals with strategies for creating innovative new media projects across a variety of platforms. Synthesizing ideas from a range of theorists and practitioners across visual, audio, and interactive media,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Focal Press

  • Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television

    By David McHenry

    Drawing the Line: Technical Hand Drafting for Film and Television is the essential resource for students and aspiring professionals studying and working in film and television design. The book covers all aspects of scenic drafting by hand – a technique still used in film and television because of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Focal Press

  • DSLR Cinema

    A beginner’s guide to filmmaking on a budget, 3rd Edition

    By Kurt Lancaster

    The DSLR cinema revolution began over ten years ago. Professional filmmakers, students, video journalists, event video shooters, production houses, and others jumped at the opportunity to shoot cinematic images on these low budget cameras. The first edition of the book mapped the way…

    Paperback – 2018-02-09
    Focal Press

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