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Making Movies
Making Movies
Written by Sidney Lumet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679756606
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Making Movies

Written by Sidney Lumet


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 19, 1996
Price: $15.95

From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the... Read more >
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Creating Characters with Personality
Creating Characters with Personality
Written by Tom Bancroft, Introduction by Glen Keane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823023493
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Creating Characters with Personality

Written by Tom Bancroft
Introduction by Glen Keane


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2006
Price: $19.95

From Snow White to Shrek, from Fred Flintstone to SpongeBob SquarePants, the design of a character conveys personality before a single word of dialogue is spoken. Designing Characters with Personality shows artists how to create a distinctive character, then place that character in context within a script, establish hierarchy, and maximize... Read more >
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell, Introduction by Sydney Pollack
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830630
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Sanford Meisner on Acting

Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell
Introduction by Sydney Pollack


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging them... Read more >
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The Actor's Art and Craft
The Actor's Art and Craft
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco, Preface by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279262
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The Actor's Art and Craft
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
Preface by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $16.00

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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Follies of God
Follies of God
Written by James Grissom
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ISBN: 9781101874653
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Follies of God
Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Written by James Grissom


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does...

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Jimmy Stewart
Jimmy Stewart
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400052226
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Jimmy Stewart
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $16.99

Jimmy Stewart’s all-American good looks, boyish charm, and deceptively easygoing style of acting made him one of Hollywood’s greatest and most enduring stars. Despite the indelible image he projected of innocence and quiet self-assurance, Stewart’s life was more complex and sophisticated than most of the characters he played. With fresh insight... Read more >
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The TV Writer's Workbook
The TV Writer's Workbook
Written by Ellen Sandler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385340502
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The TV Writer's Workbook
A Creative Approach To Television Scripts
Written by Ellen Sandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $16.00

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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From the Sands of Dorne: A Feast of Ice & Fire Companion Cookbook
From the Sands of Dorne: A Feast of Ice & Fire Companion Cookbook
Written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel
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ISBN: 9780804180825
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From the Sands of Dorne: A Feast of Ice & Fire Companion Cookbook

Written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel


Format: eBook, 20 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $2.99

Prepare your palette for more than a dozen all-new recipes in this eBook-exclusive companion to the official Game of Thrones cookbook! Discover the tastes of Dorne, including one dish from The Winds of Winter, the highly anticipated next chapter of George R. R. Martin’s beloved series, A Song of Ice and... Read more >
Ball of Fire
Ball of Fire
Written by Stefan Kanfer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375727719
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Ball of Fire
The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $17.00

As a movie actress Lucille Ball was, in her own words, “queen of the B-pluses.” But on the small screen she was a superstar–arguably the funniest and most enduring in the history of TV. In this exemplary biography, Stefan Kanfer explores the roots of Lucy’s genius and places it in the... Read more >
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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.

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