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Screenplay Workbook
Screenplay Workbook
Written by Jeremy Robinson and Tom Mungovan
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ISBN: 9780307875204
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Screenplay Workbook
The Writing Before the Writing
Written by Jeremy Robinson and Tom Mungovan


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $14.99

An instructional manual combined with proprietary worksheets, charts and fill-in lists designed to give screenwriters a better way to focus on the task of writing a screenplay. Read more >
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Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
Written by Chris Gore
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ISBN: 9780307875082
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Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
The Essential Companion for Filmmakers and Festival-Goers
Written by Chris Gore


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $13.99

The guerrilla guide to marketing and selling an indie film.

Some people are just there for the loot bags. But most of the people at a film festival are trying to market and sell an independent film. Don’t be just one of the horde. Use Chris Gore’s Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide...

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The Film Director Prepares
The Film Director Prepares
Written by Myrl A. Schreibman
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ISBN: 9780307875334
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The Film Director Prepares
A Complete Guide to Directing for Film and Tv
Written by Myrl A. Schreibman


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $18.99

• Insider author gives no-nonsense advice

• Required reading for film students, educators, anyone interested in film



From script analysis to post production, here is the all-inclusive guide to directing for film and television. Written by noted director-producer Myrl Schreibman, The Film Director Prepares offers practical insights on filmmaking, using real-life examples directors... Read more >
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What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood
What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood
Written by Brian Dzyak
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ISBN: 9780307875167
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What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood
A Guide to Real Jobs in the Film Industry
Written by Brian Dzyak


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $13.99

Go Hollywood—with a complete, insightful look at the biggest jobs on the movie set. What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood is one-stop shopping for anyone who wants to work in film. It's the only behind-the-scenes title that offers a detailed look at the industry explores more than... Read more >
Hollywood Animal
Hollywood Animal
Written by Joe Eszterhas
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ISBN: 9780307530875
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Hollywood Animal

Written by Joe Eszterhas


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $14.99

Joe Eszterhas had everything Hollywood could offer. A combination of insider and rebel, he saw and participated in the fights, the deals, the backstabbing, and all the sex and drugs. But here, in his candid and heartwrenching memoir, we see the rest of the story: the inspiring account of the child of Hungarian... Read more >
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Written by Shawn Levy
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ISBN: 9780307353764
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Paul Newman
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $16.00

Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Verdict, The Color of Money, and Nobody’s Fool. But Newman was also... Read more >
So You Want to Be a Producer
So You Want to Be a Producer
Written by Lawrence Turman
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ISBN: 9780307546906
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So You Want to Be a Producer

Written by Lawrence Turman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2010
Price: $13.99

Few jobs in Hollywood are as shrouded in mystery as the role of the producer. What does it take to be a producer, how does one get started, and what on earth does one actually do? In So You Want to Be a Producer Lawrence Turman, the producer of more than... Read more >
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The Hollywood Economist
The Hollywood Economist
Written by Edward Jay Epstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781933633848
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The Hollywood Economist
The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies
Written by Edward Jay Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $16.95

In a Freakonomics meets Hollywood saga, veteran investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein goes undercover to explore Hollywood’s “invisible money machine,” probing the dazzlingly complicated finances behind the hits and the flops, while he answers the surprisingly puzzling question: How do the studios make their money?

Along the way we also learn much... Read more >
You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried
You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried
Written by Susannah Gora
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ISBN: 9780307460066
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You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried
The Brat Pack, John Hughes, and Their Impact on a Generation
Written by Susannah Gora


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

You can quote lines from Sixteen Candles (“Last night at the dancemy little brother paid a buck to see your underwear”), your iPod playlist includes more than one song by the Psychedelic Furs and Simple Minds, you watch The Breakfast Club every time it comes on cable, and you still wish... Read more >
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Conversations with Woody Allen
Conversations with Woody Allen
Written by Eric Lax
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ISBN: 9780307427106
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Conversations with Woody Allen
His Films, the Movies, and Moviemaking
Written by Eric Lax


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2010
Price: $17.99

From the author of the best-selling biography Woody Allen—the most informative, revealing, and entertaining conversations from his thirty-six years of interviewing the great comedian and filmmaker.

For more than three decades, Woody Allen has been talking regularly and candidly with Eric Lax, and has given him singular and unfettered access to his... Read more >
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Kazan on Directing
Kazan on Directing
Written by Elia Kazan
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ISBN: 9780307277046
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Kazan on Directing

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $17.95

Elia Kazan was the twentieth century’s most celebrated director of both stage and screen, and this monumental, revelatory book shows us the master at work.  Kazan’s list of Broadway and Hollywood successes—A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman, On the Waterfront, to name a few—is a testament to his profound... Read more >
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The Futurist
The Futurist
Written by Rebecca Keegan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307460332
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The Futurist
The Life and Films of James Cameron
Written by Rebecca Keegan


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 15, 2009
Price: $13.99

With the release of Avatar in December 2009, James Cameron cements his reputation as king of sci-fi and blockbuster filmmaking. It’s a distinction he’s long been building, through a directing career that includes such cinematic landmarks as The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, and the highest grossing movie of all time, Titanic... Read more >
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A Short History of Cahiers du Cinema
A Short History of Cahiers du Cinema
Written by Emilie Bickerton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844672325
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A Short History of Cahiers du Cinema

Written by Emilie Bickerton


Format: Hardcover, 156 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2009
Price: $22.95

Cahiers du Cinéma was the single most influential project in the history of film. Founded in 1951, it was responsible for establishing film as the ‘seventh art,’ equal to literature, painting or music, and it revolutionized film-making and writing. Its contributors would put their words into action: the likes of Godard... Read more >
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How to Write a Selling Screenplay
How to Write a Selling Screenplay
Written by Christopher Keane
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ISBN: 9780307567741
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How to Write a Selling Screenplay

Written by Christopher Keane


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

Christopher Keane has spent 20 years in the business, learning the truths--and the tricks--of writing a selling screenplay. In How to Write a Selling Screenplay, he takes writers through the entire process, from developing a story to finding the best agent. Using an annotated version of an often-optioned screenplay of his... Read more >
Somebody
Somebody
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9781400078042
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Somebody
The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $16.00

Stefan Kanfer, acclaimed biographer of Lucille Ball and Groucho Marx, now gives us the definitive life of Marlon Brando, seamlessly intertwining the man and the work to give us a stunning and illuminating appraisal. Beginning with Brando’s turbulent childhood, Kanfer follows him to New York where he made his star-making Broadway... Read more >
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Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff, Read by Various
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307576620
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Robert Altman
The Oral Biography
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff
Read by Various


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $17.50

Robert Altman—visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend—comes roaring to life in this rollicking cinematic biography, told in a chorus of voices that can only be called Altmanesque.

His outsized life and unique career are revealed as never before: here are the words of his family and friends, and a... Read more >
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Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff
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ISBN: 9780307273352
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Robert Altman

Written by Mitchell Zuckoff


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $14.99

Robert Altman—visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend—comes roaring to life in this rollicking oral biography.  After an all-American boyhood in Kansas City, a stint flying bombers in World War II, and jobs ranging from dog tattoo entrepreneur to television director, Robert Altman burst onto the scene in 1970...

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Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff, Read by Various
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415966495
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Robert Altman
The Oral Biography
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff
Read by Various


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $27.50

Robert Altman—visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend—comes roaring to life in this rollicking cinematic biography, told in a chorus of voices that can only be called Altmanesque.

His outsized life and unique career are revealed as never before: here are the words of his family and friends, and a... Read more >
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American Lightning
American Lightning
Written by Howard Blum
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ISBN: 9780307346957
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American Lightning
Terror, Mystery, and the Birth of Hollywood
Written by Howard Blum


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $15.00

In this masterpiece of narrative history, acclaimed author Howard Blum evokes the original "crime of the century" and an aftermath even more dramatic than the crime itself–a seminal episode in America’s history that would spark national debate and draw into its orbit master sleuth William J. Burns, crusading lawyer Clarence Darrow... Read more >
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American Rebel
American Rebel
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307462497
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American Rebel
The Life of Clint Eastwood
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $12.99

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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Four Screenplays
Four Screenplays
Written by Syd Field
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ISBN: 9780307569523
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Four Screenplays
Studies in the American Screenplay
Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $14.99

In a field being transformed by technology, Syd  Field shows you what works and why and how to find  new ways to create a truly outstanding film using  four extraordinary examples: Thelma &  Louise, Terminator 2: Judgement  Day, The Silence Of The  Lambs, and Dances With  Wolves.


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Going to the Movies
Going to the Movies
Written by Syd Field
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ISBN: 9780307569578
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Going to the Movies
A Personal Journey Through Four Decades of Modern Film
Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

Featuring insights ... analysis ... great films and filmmakers from “the most-sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world” (The Hollywood Reporter).

A life in film. An extraordinary career. An unforgettable story — from noted lecturer, teacher, and bestselling author Syd Field.

What makes a great movie great? ... An actor legendary? ... A screenplay extraordinary or just ordinary?... Read more >
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The Screenwriter's Problem Solver
The Screenwriter's Problem Solver
Written by Syd Field
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ISBN: 9780307570055
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The Screenwriter's Problem Solver
How to Recognize, Identify, and Define Screenwriting Problems
Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2009
Price: $12.99

All writing is rewriting. But what do you change, and how do you change it? All screenplays have problems. They happened to Die Hard: With a Vengeance and Broken Arrow-and didn't get fixed, leaving the films flawed. They nearly shelved Platoon-until Oliver Stone rewrote the first ten pages and created a... Read more >
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Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
Written by Chris Gore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823099719
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Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
The Essential Companion for Filmmakers and Festival-Goers
Written by Chris Gore


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $19.99

The guerrilla guide to marketing and selling an indie film.

Some people are just there for the loot bags. But most of the people at a film festival are trying to market and sell an independent film. Don’t be just one of the horde. Use Chris Gore’s Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide... Read more >
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Nobody's Perfect
Nobody's Perfect
Written by Anthony Lane
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307488879
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Nobody's Perfect
Writings from The New Yorker
Written by Anthony Lane


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2009
Price: $16.99

Anthony Lane on Con Air

“Advance word on Con Air said that it was all about an airplane with an unusually dangerous and potentially lethal load. Big deal. You should try the lunches they serve out of Newark. Compared with the chicken napalm I ate on my last flight, the men in... Read more >
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