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  • Modern Fighting for Stage and Screen

    Out of Harm's Way

    by Russ Normandy ...
    series Out of Harm's Way
    Techniques and safety procedures for staging unarmed and firearms fights for plays and films. Detailed descriptions for executing punches, kicks, wards, throws, and falls. Firearm work includes safety, loading, stage business, and field striping. ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Addicted To You: One Night of Passion Book 1

    by Beth Kery ...
    Book 1 - One Night of Passion
    From the New York Times ebook bestselling author of the Because You Are Mine series and The Affair, for fans for Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Maya Banks. This is the first in Beth Kery's One Night of Passion series about a group of connected characters who each begin their romance with a night of impulsive, steamy sex...Irish film director Rill Pierce fled to the tiny, backwoods town of Vulture's Ca. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Exposed To You: One Night of Passion Book 4

    by Beth Kery ...
    Book 4 - One Night of Passion
    From the New York Times ebook bestselling author of the Because You Are Mine series and The Affair, for fans for Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Maya Banks. This is the fourth in Beth Kery's One Night of Passion series about a group of connected characters who each begin their romance with a night of impulsive, steamy sex...It's not often you're hired to paint a body tattoo on a total stranger at a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • She Said

    The true story of the Weinstein scandal

    *SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING CAREY MULLIGAN AND ZOE KAZAN*'Explosive' Margaret Atwood'Seismic' Observer'Brilliant' Nigella Lawson'Gripping' Jon RonsonA FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, DAILY TELEGRAPH, METRO AND ELLE BOOK OF THE YEAROn 5 October 2017,the New York Times published... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Over Exposed: Salon Games Book 3

    Book 3 - Salon Games
    Stephanie Julian once again delivers heart with heat in the latest installment of her Salon Games series. For fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Beth Kery.When the cameras are off, the real action begins...and he can't look away.Greg Hicks is a Hollywood power player. For years he's enjoyed the perks that come with being a top director and producer: the influence, the wealth...the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Perfect Crime: The Real Life Crime that Inspired Hitchcock’s Rope

    Stranger Than Fiction, #5

    by Fergus Mason ...
    Book 5 - Stranger Than Fiction
    Real crimes are stranger than fiction!Leopold and Loeb were two wealthy law students who could buy anything. But they wanted the one thing that no amount of money could buy: life.They wanted to create the Perfect Crime--to kidnap and murder a 14-year-old boy for the thrill of getting away with murder.The crime was so horrifying that even legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock took notice, and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho

    A “meticulous history” of the classic suspense film based on exclusive interviews with the director, writers, cast, and crew (The New York Times Book Review).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, which has been adapted as a movie starring Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock, Helen Mirren as his ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Tell Them It's a Dream Sequence

    And Other Smart Advice from Top Filmmakers

    by John Gaspard ...
    Book 3 - Fast, Cheap Filmmaking Books
    Is it your dream to make feature films? Get advice on how to do that by some of the best in the business!It’s like going to film school without ever leaving home.Valuable Lessons on Making a Successful Feature Film.Includes great tips and ideas from:Steven Soderbergh (“sex, lies & videotape”)Roger Corman (“Little Shop of Horrors”)Jon Favreau (“Swingers”)Rebecca Miller (“Personal Velocity”)<l... ... Read more

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  • My Happy Days in Hollywood

    A Memoir

    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 has been among the most successful writers, directors, and producers in America for more than five decades. His work on the small and big screen has delighted audiences for the last three decades ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • George Lucas

    George Lucas by Brian Jay Jones is the first comprehensive telling of the story of the iconic filmmaker and the building of his film empire, as well as of his enormous impact on cinema. At once a biography, a business manual, and a film history, George Lucas will, for the first time explore the life and work of a fiercely independent writer/director/producer who became one of the most influential ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Chasing The Light

    How I Fought My Way into Hollywood - THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    by Oliver Stone ...
    ***"A rip-roaring read. It left me breathless." - Chris Evans, Virgin Radio Breakfast Show"Riveting." - The New York Times"... a Hollywood movie in itself." - Spike Lee"Raw, savagely honest, as dramatic as any of his movies." - Mail on Sunday"A tremendous book - readable, funny and harrowing." - The Sunday TimesIn ... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Film Directing: Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen

    Visualizing from Concept to Screen

    by Steven Katz ...
    A complete catalogue of motion picture techniques for filmmakers. It concentrates on the 'storytelling' school of filmmaking, utilizing the work of the great stylists who established the versatile vocabulary of technique that has dominated the movies since 1915. This graphic approach includes comparisons of style by interpreting a 'model script', created for the book, in storyboard form. ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • Directing Actors

    by Judith Weston ...
    Demonstrates what constitutes a good performance, what actors want from a director, what directors do wrong and more. ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • The Sound of Pictures

    Listening to the Movies, from Hitchcock to High Fidelity

    by Andrew Ford ...
    The Sound of Pictures is an illuminating journey through the soundtracks of more than 400 films. How do filmmakers play with sound? And how does that affect the way we watch their movies? Whether pop or classical, sweeping or sparse, music plays a crucial role in our cinematic experience. Other sounds can be even more evocative: the sounds of nature, of cities and of voices.In The Sound of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Location Sound Bible: How to Record Professional Dialog for Film and TV

    How to Record Professional Dialog for Film and TV

    by Ric Viers ...
    Written by a seasoned professional, Viers explains how to achieve Hollywood-quality sound that will make productions stand out from the rest. ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Burton on Burton

    by Tim Burton ...
    Tim Burton is one of the great modern-day visionaries of cinema, a director who has fabricated his own deliciously nightmarish universe in movies as extraordinary as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks! and The Nightmare before Christmas - not to mention his twisted takes on the tales of Batman, Sleepy Hollow and Planet of the Apes.Following the release ... ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

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

    Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man

    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

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Big Goodbye

    Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood

    by Sam Wasson ...
    'A multifaceted dissection of the infamous noir film ... good reading for any American cinema buff' KirkusChinatown is the Holy Grail of 1970s cinema. Its ending is the most notorious in American film and its closing line of dialogue the most haunting. Here for the first time is the incredible true story of its making. In Sam Wasson's telling, it becomes the defining story of its most colorful cha ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Adventures in Movies

    An Intimate Chronicle of 25 Years Working in the Film Industry from Roger Rabbit to Harry Potter

    by Paul Bernard ...
    series Revision 10
    A wry, witty and revealing review of the last 25 years working 'behind the scenes' in the film industry; from 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' to 'Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince', taking in, 'Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade' and 'Sherlock Holmes' along the way. Loaded with many anecdotes about the actors and directors involved; stories entertainment journalists would never dare write about! The ... Read more

    $3.37 AUD

  • The Filmmaker's Handbook

    A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age: Fifth Edition

    The authoritative guide to producing, directing, shooting, editing, and distributing your video or film. Whether you aspire to be a great filmmaker yourself or are looking for movie gifts, this comprehensive guide to filmmaking is the first step in turning a hobby into a career.Widely acknowledged as the “bible” of video and film production, and used in courses around the world, The Filmmaker’s ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Film Director Prepares

    A Complete Guide to Directing for Film and Tv

    • Insider author gives no-nonsense advice• Required reading for film students, educators, anyone interested in filmFrom 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 won’t learn in ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Film Directing Cinematic Motion

    A Workshop for Staging Scenes

    by Steven Katz ...
    The book uses extensive illustrations to explain how to create extended sequence shots, elaborate moving camera choreography, and tracking shots with multiple story points. ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    The Shooting Script

    by Mark Boal ...
    series Shooting Script
    The hunt for Osama bin Laden preoccupied the world and two American presidential administrations for more than a decade. But in the end, it took a small, dedicated team of CIA operatives to track him down. Every aspect of their mission was shrouded in secrecy. Though some of the details have since been made public, many of the most significant parts of the intelligence operation—including the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Seduction

    Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

    In this riveting popular history, the creator of You Must Remember This probes the inner workings of Hollywood’s glamorous golden age through the stories of some of the dozens of actresses pursued by Howard Hughes, to reveal how the millionaire mogul’s obsessions with sex, power and publicity trapped, abused, or benefitted women who dreamt of screen stardom.In recent months, the media has reported ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD