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Directing and Producing for Television, 3rd Edition

Directing and Producing for Television, 3rd Edition

By: Ivan Cury

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2006

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Directing and Producing for Television provides you with the tools you'll need to direct and produce effectively in a variety of settings. Based on his years of experience in the industry and teaching the subject, Cury illustrates fundamental principles with engaging anecdotes that teach by example. Ideal for students in television production courses as well as industry professionals, Directing and Producing for Television addresses critical production techniques for various formats including panel programs, demonstration, scripted, music, commercials, PSAs, news, documentaries, remote...

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Writing for Visual Media, 2nd Edition

Writing for Visual Media, 2nd Edition

By: Anthony Friedmann

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2006

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This book looks at the fundamental problems a writer faces as a beginner learning to create content for media that is to be seen rather than read. It takes you from basic concepts to a first level of practice through explicit methods that train you to consistently identify a communications problem, think it through, and find a resolution before beginning to write. Through successive exercises, Writing for Visual Media helps you acquire the basic skills and confidence you need to write effective films, corporate and training videos, documentaries, ads, PSAs, TV series, and other types of...

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The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers

The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers

By: Thomas A. Crowell

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2007

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* You have an idea you want to pitch to a production company; how do you safeguard your concept? * There's a painting in the background of your independent film; is it necessary to clear the rights? * The screenplay you and a friend wrote gets optioned; how do you split the proceeds fairly? * How do you get a script to popular Hollywood actors or deal with their agents? Find quick answers to these and hundreds of other questions in The Pocket Lawyer for Film and Video, the next best thing to having an entertainment attorney at your beck and call. Written by a...

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Single-Camera Video Production, 4th Edition

Single-Camera Video Production, 4th Edition

By: Robert B. Musburger, PhD

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-MAR-2005

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Single-camera Video Production, Fourth Edition clearly explains the technology and the equipment of video production and details step-by-step the professional-level techniques that can be applied to any type of production or budget. In addition, this manual will train you to integrate technique, equipment, and creative concerns within the production process-from preproduction planning through final editing. This new edition contains more in-depth information about the transition from analog to digital video production and includes the latest information on digital video and HD. It...

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Hollywood Drive

Hollywood Drive

By: Eve Light Honthaner

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2013

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Hollywood Drive: What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry is the essential guide to starting and succeeding at a career in film and TV. Written by a Hollywood insider, Honthaner's invaluable experience and advice will give those attempting to enter and become successful in the entertainment industry the edge they need to stand out among the intense competition. Because while film school prepares students to write a script, direct a scene and operate a camera, few newcomers enter the job market understanding how this business truly works and how to land...

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Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers, 3rd Edition

Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers, 3rd Edition

By: James Thomas

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-NOV-2004

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Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers applies directly to the experience of theatrical production; students will immediately be able to relate the concepts and procedures they learn to their artistic work. The author's procedural method is detailed and precise. The parts of a play are learned progressively, which fosters an understanding of the concept of artistic unity. Examples are clear and comprehensive. Actors, directors, and designers will benefit from end-of-chapter questions and summaries meant to stimulate their creative process as they engage in production work....

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Artist Management for the Music Business

Artist Management for the Music Business

By: Paul Allen

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 29-JUN-2007

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Allen prepares you for the realities of successfully directing the careers of talented performers in the high-risk, high-reward music business. You will learn to prepare yourself for a career in artist management - and then learn the tools to coach, lead, organize time, manage finances, market an artist, and carve out a successful career path for both yourself and your clients. The book features profiles of artist managers, an exclusive and detailed template for an artist career plan, and samples of major contract sections for artist management and record deals. Updated information...

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How to Pass the Professional Skills Tests for Initial Teacher Training (ITT), 2nd Edition

How to Pass the Professional Skills Tests for Initial Teacher Training (ITT), 2nd Edition

By: Chris John Tyreman

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2013

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How to Pass the Professional Skills Test for Initial Teacher Training (ITT) provides complete practice for candidates applying to study for teacher training and those aiming for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The only book which combines all aspects of the test, including numeracy, literacy as well as the new reasoning questions, it covers basic practice as well as more challenging questions. It provides mental arithmetic training to help you answer questions confidently without the use of a calculator as well as realistic test practice.With over 1000 questions and detailed answers with...

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The key to understanding how your manager calculates your real value—and how to boost it More than anything else, you need to understand exactly how your employer evaluates you, and your annual performance review doesn't tell the whole story. In The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace, Cy Wakeman shows how to calculate how your true value to your organization by understanding your current and future potential against your "emotional expense"—the toll your actions and attitudes take on the people around you. With Cy's clear, straight-to-the-point advice, you can confront and reduce your...

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The Art of Film Acting

The Art of Film Acting

By: Jeremiah Comey

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2002

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This guide for actors and directors develops a valid method for training performers to act from their core--whether they are cold reading, auditioning, or performing for film or television. This book teaches actors how to achieve and respond to believable and honest emotions before the camera, and it maintains that the key to a successful performance lies in how the actors relate to one another and to the circumstances. Exercises, including script examples, throughout the book give readers an easy resource for practicing the principles outlined. The Art of Film Acting applies a classic...

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Gendered Occupational Differences in Science, Engineering, and Technology Careers

Gendered Occupational Differences in Science, Engineering, and Technology Careers

By: Julie Prescott; Jan Bogg

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2012

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Gender segregation is an issue that still exists in today’s society. With the dominance of men in the science, engineering, and technology sectors, there is still a question of the underrepresentation of women. It is even apparent that in the positions that are predominately female, such as nursing, men still hold more senior managerial positions than women. Gendered Occupational Differences in Science, Engineering, and Technology Careers provides an overview of women in male dominated fields, specifically in science, engineering, and technology, and examines the contributing factors in this...

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On Camera 2e, 2nd Edition

On Camera 2e, 2nd Edition

By: Nancy Reardon; Tom Flynn

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2013

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From the Foreword by Bob Schieffer: "This is a real 'how to' book by two people who really know how. But it is more than just a fine manual on broadcast journalism, journalists and non-journalists alike will find it good read, a treasure chest of anecdotes, stories and a tall tale or two from the most exciting profession of all—reporting the news." Reardon’s On Camera: How to Report, Anchor & Interview teaches you how to become professional and effective on camera. You’ll learn how to appear and feel at ease whether doing an interview, reporting in the field, reading from a...

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The Millionaire Dropout: Fire Your Boss. Do What You Love. Reclaim Your Life!

The Millionaire Dropout: Fire Your Boss. Do What You Love. Reclaim Your Life!

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2013

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If like millions of others you know deep down that you deserve to do better than where you are today, than this book is for you. Not a book based on old fashion theories or textbook scenarios, The Millionaire Dropout is instead based on tried and tested methods of increasing personal skills, increasing your wealth, improving your life-style and releasing all the personal power that is locked up inside you. Based on the author's firsthand experience of bootstrapping himself out of failure, The Millionaire Dropout is for anyone who wants to learn the secrets for increasing their income and...

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Online Newsgathering: Research and Reporting for Journalism

Online Newsgathering: Research and Reporting for Journalism

By: Stephen Quinn; Stephen Lamble

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 08-OCT-2007

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Journalists used to rely on their notepad and pen. Today, professional journalists rely on the computer-and not just for the writing. Much, if not all, of a journalist's research happens on a computer. If you are journalist of any kind, you need to know how to find the information you need online. This book will show you how to find declassified governmental files, statistics of all kinds, simple and complex search engines for small and large data gathering, and directories of subject experts. This book is for the many journalists around the world who didn't attend a formal journalism...

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Make Your Movie

Make Your Movie

By: Barbara Freedman Doyle

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

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 This book is for anyone interested in the business of breaking into the movies. Learn who the key players are when it comes to getting a movie made and how to navigate the politics of filmmaking from start to finish, from first pitch to filling movie seats. ...

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Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen, 2nd Edition

Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen, 2nd Edition

By: Todd Debreceni

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 25-JAN-2013

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Transforming an actor into a character for film or theater takes a great deal of skill, prowess, and creativity, and in this new edition, author Todd Debreceni empowers you with just those qualities. From his years of film, TV, and theatrical experience, he shows you tips and techniques that will have you applying your own makeup effects like a pro in no time. Along with walking you through genre-specific considerations (horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and so on) Todd also teaches you about the gear you will need, how to maintain your kit, how to take care of the actor's skin, how to airbrush...

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Public Affairs Reporting Now

Public Affairs Reporting Now

By: George Michael Killenberg

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-SEP-2007

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Everyday life, no whether the issues or events arise next-door or a continent away, raises questions and concerns that the public counts on journalists to answer and, more important, confront. More than ever before, we all rely on the news media for warnings, explanations and insights. The profession - and society - cannot afford lazy, inept, uncommitted journalists. Today's reporters must learn how to cover public affairs intelligently and thoroughly. First you must learn about the institutions and people who influence the news; understanding how a legislative conference committee...

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The Interview Question & Answer Book

The Interview Question & Answer Book

By: James Innes

Publisher: Pearson Business

Publication Date: 20-JUN-2013

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Take the fear out of your interview and never be stuck for the right answer to even the toughest questions with The Interview Question and Answer Book . The job market is fierce, competition has never been greater and it’s vital that you can grab every opportunity for competitive advantage and stay one step ahead. Interviewers are looking for people who really stand out, and here's your chance to be different from the rest. Written by one of the UK’s leading careers experts and bestselling author of The Interview Book , this definitive guide to questions and answers encourages every...

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Stagecraft Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

Stagecraft Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

By: Rita Kogler Carver

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

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Stagecraft Fundamentals Second Edition tackles every aspect of theatre production with Emmy Award-winning author Rita Kogler Carver's signature witty and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that display step-by-step procedures and the finished product. This second edition offers even more in-demand information on stage management, drawing and drafting (both by hand and CAD), lighting fixtures, and special effects. Also new to this edition are...

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Just the Job!

Just the Job!

By: John Lees

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2013

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‘I recommend candidates to follow John’s advice in this book - and when they do, I find they’re far better prepared for the job market.’ Joëlle Warren, Executive Chairman, Warren Partners Executive Search   If you’re looking for the perfect job then you’re in safe hands with John Lees - he knows exactly what works and what doesn’t. In this clever book he reveals the true secrets of job hunting so you can track down and secure a job you’ll love – quickly and confidently.   Just the Job! will help you: ·    Plan an effective job hunt ·    Discover a unique and effortless approach...