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Direction & Production

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    My Happy Days in Hollywood

    A Memoir

    Narrated by Garry Marshall ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 6 min

    With the television hits The Odd Couple, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, and Mork & Mindy, and movies like The Flamingo Kid, Beaches, Pretty Woman, and The Princess Diaries under his belt, Garry Marshall was among the most successful writers, directors, and producers in America for more than five decades. His work on the small and big screen delighted audiences for decades and has withstood the ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Down and Dirty Pictures

    Miramax, Sundance and the Rise of Independent Film

    by Peter Biskind ...
    Narrated by Phil Gigante ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 30 min

    Down and Dirty Pictures chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines-the Sundance Film Festival and Miramax Films-that have powered them. Peter Biskind profiles the people who took the independent movement from obscurity to the Oscars, most notably Sundance founder Robert Redford and Harvey Weinstein, who with his brother, Bob, made Miramax an indie powerhouse. Candid, ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Makers, Mysteries and Magic

    The Official Audio Documentary

    Unabridged

    5 hours 12 min

    This is a behind-the-scenes audio documentary, recorded on the set of the movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald."This film is a different beast" - Eddie RedmayneOnly available in audio, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic lifts the lid on the moviemaking secrets behind the latest instalment in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts series. Narrator Dan ... Read more

    $43.95 AUD

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    Gus Van Sant

    The Art of Making Movies

    Narrated by Katya Tylevich, Gus Van Sant ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 19 min

    The first book to talk about the creative process of one of Hollywood's most iconic directorsFrom Drugstore Cowboy to Elephant, Milk and Good Will Hunting, Gus Van Sant's films have captured the imagination of more than one generation. Acclaimed as both an independent and mainstream filmmaker, he is also an artist, photographer and writer. Based on completely new and exclusive interviews, and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Audio Engineering Tip's Audio Engineering

    by Donald Reed ...
    Narrated by Donald Reed ...

    Unabridged

    12 min

    It's a book on recording different instruments and using different mic recording techniques ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho

    Narrated by Richard Powers ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 19 min

    Here is a gripping, behind-the-scenes look inside the classic suspense shocker Psycho—and the creative genius who revolutionized filmmaking.First released in June 1960, Psycho altered the landscape of horror films forever. But just as compelling as the movie itself is the story behind it.Stephen Rebello brings to life the creation of one of Hollywood's most iconic films, from the story of ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Camera Lies

    Acting for Hitchcock

    by Dan Callhan ...
    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 13 min

    Alfred Hitchcock is said to have once remarked, "Actors are cattle," a line that has stuck in the public consciousness ever since. For Hitchcock, acting was a matter of contrast and counterpoint, valuing subtlety and understatement over flashiness. He felt that the camera was duplicitous, and directed actors to look and act conversely. In The Camera Lies, author Dan Callahan spotlights the many ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mars Attacks Memoirs

    Narrated by Jonathan Gems, Mila Pop ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 38 min

    Mars Attacks! screenwriter Jonathan Gems has finally been released by the Martian Commander to share his memories and the inner secrets of the movie. These confidential documents have been leaked directly from Area 51, and it’s all here! Studio politics, Hollywood stars, fun, laughter, friendship, mayhem, and the genius of the extra-terrestrial Tim Burton.Ack! Ack! Ack! ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Steven Spielberg

    A Life In Films

    by Molly Haskell ...
    Narrated by Johnny Heller, Jo Anna Perrin ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 38 min

    "Everything about me is in my films," Steven Spielberg has said. Taking this as a key to understanding the hugely successful moviemaker, Molly Haskell explores the full range of Spielberg's works for the light they shine upon the man himself. Through such powerhouse hits as Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., Jurassic Park, and Indiana Jones, to less-appreciated movies like Empire of the Sun ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Interview With A Film Investor

    What Should Be In Your Package To Raise Funding?

    Narrated by Damien Grout, Tom Hess ...

    Unabridged

    32 min

    Audiobook – Interview With A Film InvestorAre You A Indie Filmmaker Or Screenwriter Who Need Funding For Your Film?Are You Looking For Information On How To Raise Money For Your Film Project?Could Your Project Use Extra Funding For Cast, Crew, Pr, Marketing, etc?Why Not Learn The Secrets Of Film Financing From The Professionals?OUR GUEST HAS BEEN A FILM INVESTOR FOR OVER 20 YEARS. SOME OF THE ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    HiBrow: Classic British Cinema - Trainspotting

    Unabridged

    55 min

    Some of the cast and production team are interviewed about the making of huge 1996 hit film 'Trainspotting'.Interviews with Danny Boyle, Robert Carlyle, Kave Quinn, Rachel Flemmin, Masahiro Hirakubo and Brian Tufano.Listen to hear opinions on what Danny Boyle is like as a director, how descisions were made about the film and how the music played a bit part. Includes more fascinating facts and ... Read more

    $5.66 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Was Hollywood

    Forgotten Stars and Stories

    Narrated by Carla Valderrama ...
    series Turner Classic Movies

    Unabridged

    7 hours 3 min

    In this one-of-a-kind Hollywood history, the creator of Instagram's celebrated @ThisWasHollywood reveals the forgotten past of the film world in a dazzling visual package modeled on the classic fan magazines of yesteryear.From former screen legends who have faded into obscurity to new revelations about the biggest movie stars, Valderrama unearths the most fascinating little-known tales from the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Life and Work of Oscar Micheaux, The

    Pioneer Black Author and Filmmaker 1884-1951

    Narrated by Alan K Courtright ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 18 min

    Over a three-decade period that began in 1919, Oscar Micheaux wrote, directed, edited, produced, and distributed over forty films nationally and internationally. These films usually featured all-Black casts. They spanned a silent film period (1919-1930)and a talkie period (sound films) (1931-1948). Given such a background and the period in American history into which he was born, Micheaux's ... Read more

    $31.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    60 Stories About 30 Seconds

    How I Got Away With Becoming a Pretty Big Commercial Director Without Losing My Soul (Or Maybe Just Part of It)

    Narrated by Daniel Henning ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 17 min

    New York City. Cool and crime-ridden, cheap and wild. Bruce Van Dusen shows up in town with a film degree and $150 to his name. He wants to make movies. So he does. The only ones anyone will pay him to make? Little ones. Thirty seconds long. Commercials. He has no idea what he's doing and the money sucks. But he's a director. He quickly learns he has the two things he needs to succeed in the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Easy Riders, Raging Bulls

    How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood

    by Peter Biskind ...
    Narrated by Dick Hill ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 41 min

    When the low-budget biker movie EASY RIDER shocked Hollywood with its success in 1969, a new Hollywood era was born. This was an age when talented filmmakers such as Scorcese, Coppola, and Spielberg, along with a new breed of actors, including DeNiro, Pacino, and Nicholson, became the powerful figures who would make such modern classics as THE GODFATHER, CHINATOWN, TAXI DRIVER, and JAWS, Easy ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Robert Altman and the Elaboration of Hollywood Storytelling

    by Mark Minett ...
    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 14 min

    Robert Altman and the Elaboration of Hollywood Storytelling reveals an Altman barely glimpsed in previous critical accounts of the filmmaker. This re-examination of his seminal work during the "Hollywood Renaissance" or "New Hollywood" period of the early 1970s (including M*A*S*H, Brewster McCloud, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Images, The Long Goodbye, Thieves Like Us, California Split, and Nashville) ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Companion to the Gangster Film

    Unabridged

    30 hours 15 min

    While gangster films are one of America's most popular genres, gangster movies appear in every film industry across the world. With contributions from an international panel of experts, A Companion to the Gangster Film explores the popularity of gangster films across three major continents: the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The authors acknowledge the gangster genre's popularity and examine the ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    HiBrow: Classic British Cinema - Quadrophenia

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    Some of the cast and production team are interviewed about the making of the 1979 Mod film 'Quadrophenia'.Interviews with Phil Davis, Toyah Wilcox, Mark Wingett, Sean Barton, Franc Roddam, Bill Burbishly and Martin Stellman.Listen to find out about the casts feelings about the film, the huge buzz around the film and how the production team first became involved in making the film. ... Read more

    $5.66 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead

    Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    Here is the story of Jerry Weintraub: the self-made, Brooklyn-born, Bronx-raised impresario, Hollywood producer, legendary deal maker, and friend of politicians and stars. No matter where nature has placed him--the club rooms of Brooklyn, the Mafia dives of New York's Lower East Side, the wilds of Alaska, or the hills of Hollywood--he has found a way to put on a show and sell tickets at the door. ... Read more

    $29.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Devil’s Candy

    The Anatomy of a Hollywood Fiasco

    by Julie Salamon ...
    Narrated by Julie Salamon ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 17 min

    When Brian De Palma agreed to allow Julie Salamon unlimited access to the film production of Tom Wolfe's bestselling book The Bonfire of the Vanities, both director and journalist must have felt like they were on to something big. How could it lose? But instead Salamon got a front-row seat at the Hollywood disaster of the decade. She shadowed the film from its early stages through the last of the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    10,000 Miles to Go

    An American Filmmaking Odyssey

    Unabridged

    4 hours 51 min

    A must listen for any bootstrapping creative or entrepreneur!10,000 Miles to Go: An American Filmmaking Odyssey focuses on the making of an award winning contemporary feature film, which was successfully bootstrapped against monumental odds with near-zero funding, yet which made its way to numerous international sales and broadcasts and a place in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), NYC, films ... Read more

    $8.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    HiBrow: Classic British Cinema - The Full Monty

    Unabridged

    50 min

    Some of the cast and production team are interviewed about their roles and the making of the 1997 hit film 'The Full Monty'.Interviews with Hugo Speer, Simon Beaufoy, Petter Cattaneo, Ulberto Pasolini and Jill Taylor.Listen to find out about the casts first reaction to the script, first auditions, how the script developed before filming and where the idea for the film actually came from. Includes ... Read more

    $5.66 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alright, Alright, Alright

    The Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused

    Unabridged

    12 hours 18 min

    The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused**, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast, crew, and Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater.** The production includes an exclusive conversation between Melissa Maerz and Richard Linklater at the end of the audiobook.Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Coen Brothers

    This Book Really Ties the Films Together

    by Adam Nayman ...
    Narrated by Rob Shapiro ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 55 min

    A playfully critical journey through the Coen brothers' filmographyFrom such cult hits as Raising Arizona (1987) and The Big Lebowski (1998) to major critical darlings Fargo (1996), No Country for Old Men (2007), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Ethan and Joel Coen have cultivated a bleakly comical, instantly recognizable voice in modern American cinema. In The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial