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The Actor's Art and Craft
The Actor's Art and Craft
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
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ISBN: 9780307481146
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The Actor's Art and Craft
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creative actor.

Esper worked closely with Meisner for seventeen years and has spent decades developing his famous program for actor's training. The result is... Read more >
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Acting as a Business, Fifth Edition
Acting as a Business, Fifth Edition
Written by Brian O'Neil
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345807076
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Acting as a Business, Fifth Edition
Strategies for Success
Written by Brian O'Neil


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $15.95

The essential handbook for actors—a modern classic—in a newly updated edition.
 
Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a reputation as an indispensable tool for working and aspiring actors. Avoiding the usual advice about persistence and luck, Brian O’Neil provides clear-cut guidelines that will give actors a solid knowledge... Read more >
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307952370
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Michael Douglas
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $16.00

A groundbreaking portrait of one of Hollywood’s most successful stars, from critically acclaimed  and bestselling biographer Marc Eliot
 
Through determination, inventiveness, and charisma, Michael Douglas emerged from the long shadow cast by his movie-legend father, Kirk Douglas, to become his own man and one of the film industry’s most... Read more >
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Which Lie Did I Tell?
Which Lie Did I Tell?
Written by William Goldman
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ISBN: 9780307764799
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Which Lie Did I Tell?
More Adventures in the Screen Trade
Written by William Goldman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride (he also wrote the novel), and the bestselling author of Adventures in the Screen Trade comes a garrulous new book that is as much a screenwriting how-to (and how-not-to) manual as it is a feast of... Read more >
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The Pixar Touch
The Pixar Touch
Written by David A. Price
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ISBN: 9780307278296
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The Pixar Touch

Written by David A. Price


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $16.95

The Pixar Touch is a lively chronicle of Pixar Animation Studios' history and evolution, and the “fraternity of geeks” who shaped it. With the help of animating genius John Lasseter and visionary businessman Steve Jobs, Pixar has become the gold standard of animated filmmaking, beginning with a short special effects shot... Read more >
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Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaster
Written by Kate Buford
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ISBN: 9780804151283
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Burt Lancaster
An American Life
Written by Kate Buford


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

Startlingly handsome, witty, fanatically loyal, charming, scary, and intensely sexual, Burt Lancaster was the quintessential bête du cinéma, one of Hollywood's great stars. He was, as well, an intensely private man, and he authorized no biographies in his lifetime. Kate Buford is the first writer to win the cooperation of Lancaster's... Read more >
Adaptations
Adaptations
Written by Stephanie Harrison
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ISBN: 9781400053148
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Adaptations
From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Stories That Have Inspired Great Films
Written by Stephanie Harrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $18.00

An Eclectic Collection of Fiction That Inspired Film

Memento, All About Eve, Rear Window, Rashomon, and 2001: A Space Odyssey are all well-known and much-loved movies, but what is perhaps a lesser-known fact is that all of them began their lives as short stories. Adaptations gathers together 35 pieces that have been... Read more >
American Rebel
American Rebel
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307336897
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American Rebel
The Life of Clint Eastwood
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.99

As an actor, he seduces us with his tough-guy charm. As a director and producer, he amazes us with his artistry and technical savvy. As a Hollywood icon, Clint Eastwood, one of film's greatest living legends, represents some of the finest cinematic achievements in the history of American cinema.

In American... Read more >
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The TV Writer's Workbook
The TV Writer's Workbook
Written by Ellen Sandler
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ISBN: 9780307492210
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The TV Writer's Workbook
A Creative Approach To Television Scripts
Written by Ellen Sandler


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

Why is TV writing different from any other kind of writing? How will writing a spec script open doors? What do I have to do to get a job writing for TV? Writing for television is a business. And, like any business, there are proven strategies for success. In this unique... Read more >
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The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Written by Thomas A. Kelly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823098026
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The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Traditional and New Methods for Running a Show from First Rehearsal to Last Performance
Written by Thomas A. Kelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $19.95

The Most Widely Used Manual For Aspiring And Veteran Stage Managers - Now Revised and Expanded


The next best thing to shadowing a Broadway stage manager, this detailed, behind-the-scenes book as been brought completely up to date. First published in 1991, it is widely used and has been lauded as the most... Read more >
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