Film & Drama - Film Production


  • '66 Frames

    By Gordon Ball

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781566890823
    • Publisher: Coffee House Press
    • Published: April 1999
    Independent filmaker chronicles his encounters with Allen Ginsburg, Timothy Leary, Andy Warhol, and others.
  • 007 - The James Bond Archives: Fifty Years of Bond, James Bond

    By Paul Duncan

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783836521055
    • Publisher: Taschen
    • Published: November 2012
    To celebrate 50 years of this innovative franchise, EON Productions opened their archives of photos, designs, storyboards, and production materials to editor Paul Duncan, who spent two years researching over one million images and 100 filing cabinets of documentation. The result is the most complete account of the making of the series, covering every James Bond film ever made, beginning with Dr. No (1962) and ending with the upcoming Skyfall (2012), including the spoof Casino Royale (1967) and Never Say Never Again (1983). The stunning imagery is accompanied by an oral history recounted by over 150 cast and crew members, relating the true inside story of how the Bond films were made. Containing previously unpublished photography and artwork, as well as production memos from filming, this book is a comprehensive tribute to the legend of James Bond. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the most successful and longest-running film franchise in cinema history! Made with unrestricted access to the Bond archives, this XL tome recounts the entire history of James Bond in words and pictures Among the 1,100 images are many previously unseen stills, on-set photos, memos, documents, storyboards, posters, and designs, plus unused concepts, and alternative designs Behind-the-scenes stories from the people who were there: producers, directors, actors, screenwriters, production designers, special effects technicians, stuntmen, and other crew members Includes every Bond film ever made, from Dr. No (1962) to Skyfall (2012) James Bond films © 1962–2012 Danjaq, LLC and United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 101 Things I Learned in Film School

    By Neil Landau

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780446550277
    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
    • Published: May 2010
    This indispensable resource provides essential advice to undergraduates, film school students, screenwriters, directors, producers, and anyone interested in the film industry. Each two-page layout is illustrated and illuminates an important industry topic: Scriptwriting; Financing; Casting; Production; Special Effects; Publicity; Distribution; Copyrights & other legal concerns - using humor, statistics, or real-life examples to drive the point home. B&W illus. 202p.
  • The 21st-Century Screenplay: A Comprehensive Guide to Writing Tomorrow's Films

    By Linda Aronson

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781935247036
    • Publisher: Silman-James Press
    • Published: February 2011
    A comprehensive and practical screenwriting manual.
  • Advanced Screenwritng: Raising Your Script to the Academy Award Level

    By Linda Seger

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781879505735
    • Publisher: Silman-James Press
    • Published: September 2003
    Advanced Screenwriting, written by one of today's most active and respected screenwriting gurus, is a collection of meditations on fine-tuning the script.
  • Advertising Now! Tv Commercials

    By Julius Wiedemann

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783822840290
    • Publisher: TASCHEN
    • Published: February 2008
    For anyone interested in inventive commercials, this book covers the best contemporary examples. The very finest TV commercials are masterpieces of the art, 30- or 60-second films that transport us, make us think, and rethink, even unthink, our attitudes toward a specific brand, product or service. This book-and-DVD package gathers together 80 of the best from recent years, and presents them in chapters organized by subject, such as food & beverage, health & beauty, social & political technology, and transport. Also included are screenshots, descriptions of each spot, and a credit list. Text in English, French and German. 80 featured commercials in both the book and on the DVD.
  • Alexander Mackendrick: On Film-Making

    By Alexander Mackendrick

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780571215614
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber
    • Published: August 2005
    This is an invaluable analysis of the director's art and craft, from one of the most revered of all film school instructors. Mackendrick produced hundreds of pages of masterly handouts and sketches, designed to guide his students to a finer understanding of how to write a story, and then use those devices peculiar to cinema in order to tell that story. Gathered and edited in this collection, Mackendrick's teachings reveal that he had the talent not only to make greatfilms, but also to articulate the process with a clarity and insight that will still inspire any aspirant film-maker.
  • Alfred Hitchcock, A Brief Life

    By Peter Ackroyd

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385537414
    • Publisher: Nan A. Talese
    • Published: October 2016
  • Amateur Theater: A Guide for Actor and Director

    By Van H. Cartmell

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199845054
    • Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1961
    Including working script of the one-act play, George, with unique marginal commentary.
  • American Cinematographer Manual, Eighth Edition

    By Rob Hummel

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780935578157
    • Publisher: The ASC Press
    • Published: January 2002
  • American Cinematographer Video Manual (Third Edition)

    By Michael Grotticelli

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780935578270
    • Published: February 2005
  • Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors

    By Robin Ganzert

    Our Price: $11.45
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781608682638
    • Publisher: New World Library
    • Published: September 2014
  • Aristotle's Poetics for Screenwriters: Storytelling Secrets from the Greatest Mind in Western Civilization

    By Michael Tierno

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780786887408
    • Publisher: Hyperion
    • Published: August 2002
    Builds on the philosophies of the original writer's guide to consider the fundamentals of screenwriting while highlighting particular aspects of Aristotle's work, covering such topics as plot development, dialogue, and dramatic unity. Original. 30,000 first printing.
  • Art Direction Handbook for Film

    By Michael Rizzo

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780240806808
    • Publisher: FOCAL PRESS
    • Published: July 2005
    Whether you'd like to be an art director or already are one, this book contains valuable solutions that will help you get ahead. This comprehensive, thorough professional manual details the set-up of the art department and the day-to-day job duties: scouting for locations, research, executing the design concept, constructing scenery, and surviving production. You will not only learn how to do the job, but how to succeed and secure future jobs. Rounding out the text is an extensive collection of useful forms and checklists, along with interviews with prominent art directors, relevant real-life anecdotes, and blueprints, sketches, photographs, and stills from Hollywood sets. *Thorough, practical, on-the-job manual for art directors for film containing anecdotes, interviews, and illustrations from actual sets*Written by the art director of films such as Vanilla Sky, JFK, and My Cousin Vinny*Includes valuable career advice from an insider
  • The Art and Craft of Playwriting

    By Jeffrey Hatcher

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781884910463
    • Publisher: Story Press
    • Published: 1996
    Offers advice for creating characters, advancing the plot, building suspense, and incorporating stage directions for theatrical productions