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  • Ruthless Women

    The gripping, sexy and shocking Sunday Times bestseller and the prequel to 2022's Guilty Women

    by Melanie Blake ...
    BEFORE THEY WERE GUILTY, THEY WERE RUTHLESS...Read the bestselling first instalment in the Falcon Bay novels! Now with an exclusive preview chapter of the brand new book, Guilty Women'The new Queen of the blockbuster' The Times'Glitz, glamour and ambition... Perfect' Woman & Home'Sexy, shocking and utterly unputdownable' ... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

  • Those Guys Have All the Fun

    Inside the World of ESPN

    In the exclusive behind the scenes look, sports fans can unlock the fascinating history of the channel that changed the way people watch and interact with their favorite teams.It began, in 1979, as a mad idea of starting a cable channel to televise local sporting events throughout the state of Connecticut. Today, ESPN is arguably the most successful network in modern television history, spanning ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • House, M.D.

    The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama

    The first authorized companion to the Emmy Award-winning medical drama House, M.D., starring Hugh Laurie, House M.D: The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama features full backstage access to the cast and crew of the popular television series, with an Introduction by Hugh Laurie. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Wrapped in Plastic

    Twin Peaks

    by Andy Burns ...
    Book 3 - Pop Classics
    Damn good coffee, cherry pie, and the “big bang of auteur television” — why Twin Peaks deserves to be a pop culture classicIn 1990, avant garde filmmaker David Lynch (Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Dune, Blue Velvet) and acclaimed television writer Mark Frost (Hill Street Blues) teamed up to create a television show that would redefine what the medium could achieve in a one-hour drama. With Twin ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Always On Sunday: An Inside View of Ed Sullivan, the Beatles, Elvis, Sinatra & Ed's Other Guests

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!How The Beatles Came To AmericaFamous television Master of Ceremonies, Ed Sullivan first learns I have written a book about him and his show when I hand him a finished manuscript. Naively, I imagine he'll be flattered, but when he reads it, he's furious. I am revealing more about him, more backstage gossip and more details about the inner workings of the show than he ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • MasterShots Volume 2: 100 Ways to Shoot Great Dialogue Scenes

    Shooting Great Dialogue Scenes

    Building on the success of the bestselling "Master Shots," this volume goes much deeper, revealing the great directors' secrets for making the most of the visual during the usual static dialogue scene. Includes more than 200 diagrams illustrating camera positions. ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • The Worlds of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson: The Story Behind International Rescue

    by Ian Fryer ...
    Thunderbirds, Stingray, Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, UFO and Space:1999 just some of the TV series produced by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson that have thrilled generations of people worldwide from the 1960s right into the 21st Century. As the new series Thunderbirds Are Go! updates the exploits of International Rescue for a new era, Ian Fryer, film historian and editor of Gerry ... Read more

    $8.75 AUD

  • Whatever It Takes

    Life Lessons from Degrassi and Elsewhere in the World of Music and Television

    by Stephen Stohn ...
    This book will change the way you think about success.Producer of television’s iconic Degrassi franchise Stephen Stohn tells stories from behind the scenes and of making it in the music and television world in this star-studded, rock ’n’ roll trip through a Canadian show business explosion. Stohn, who has been at the heart of the entertainment industry for over forty years, shares a lifetime of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Lights, Camera, Jemuru: Adventures Of A Film-Maker In Ethiopia

    by Bob Maddams ...
    Lights, Camera Jemuru – Adventures of a Film-Maker in Ethiopia is the remarkable true-life story of a high-flying adman who swapped his expense account lifestyle in London to go and teach in a back-street community film school, Gem TV, in Addis Ababa. Bob Maddams spent ten years living and working in Ethiopia and filming took him and the Gem TV film-makers all over the country, from shanty towns ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wentworth - The Final Sentence On File

    Behind the bars of the iconic FOXTEL Original series

    The official inside story from the cast and exclusive untold secrets from one of the most beloved Australian series in television historyEpic shiv fights. Shocking deaths. Lethal hotshots. Betrayals so brutal they send fans into meltdown. This is Wentworth Correctional Centre, where tough women rule and where even tougher women are made. Where undying love and fierce friendships are forged, and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon

    ‘An amazing read’ George R.R. Martin

    by James Hibberd ...
    'Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon has it all. An amazing read.'GEORGE R.R. MARTINTHE UNTOLD STORY OF A GLOBAL OBSESSION DIRECT FROM THE SHOW'S CAST AND CREATORS...This official, complete history of HBO's Game of Thrones will draw on the author's many long days and nights spent on GOT sets all over the world and his countless interviews with cast and crew, many of which have never been published before. ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Directed by James Burrows

    Five Decades of Stories from the Legendary Director of Taxi, Cheers, Frasier, Friends, Will & Grace, and More

    by James Burrows ...
    **“Being directed by the Jimmy Burrows, while on Friends, was like hitting the jackpot. I’m delighted that everyone can now share in his incredible insight with this book.”—JENNIFER ANISTONFrom the director of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Taxi, Cheers, Frasier, and Will & Grace comes an insightful and nostalgic behind-the-scenes memoir that’s “as difficult to put down as a Friends marathon is to ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Challenge of the Actor

    Freeing the Performer Within ~ A Guide to Self-Expression in the Craft of Acting

    by Eric Stone ...
    The Eric Stone Studio approach to teaching the craft of acting is highly creative and rooted in time-tested and rigorous principles. The strength of this method is that it is entirely focused on training the individual as opposed to delivering a general "system." The result of this process is that it succeeds in developing strong, independent and free-spirited artists.By aiming straight at the ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The 'Doctor Who' Handbook Vol 1

    The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to the Production of 'Doctor Who'

    Book 1 - The 'Doctor Who' Handbook
    Everything you ever wanted to know about the cult BBC Television series Doctor Who (1963-1996).On their first publication, the Doctor Who Handbooks were hailed as the best look behind the scenes of the BBC’s cult science fiction show Doctor Who. Now collected in two revised and updated editions, these books are the definitive guide to the background and production of a television classic. ... Read more

    $7.23 AUD

  • The 'Doctor Who' Handbook Vol 2

    The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to the Production of 'Doctor Who'

    Book 2 - The 'Doctor Who' Handbook
    Everything you ever wanted to know about the cult BBC Television series Doctor Who (1963-1996).On their first publication, the Doctor Who Handbooks were hailed as the best look behind the scenes of the BBC’s cult science fiction show Doctor Who. Now collected in two revised and updated editions, these books are the definitive guide to the background and production of a television classic. ... Read more

    $7.23 AUD

  • Woke Up This Morning: The Definitive Oral History of The Sopranos

    CONTAINS SIXTEEN PAGES OF PHOTOSWho made the phone call that got HBO to launch the show? What’s the significance of all those eggs? And, what the hell ever happened to the Russian? In Woke Up This Morning, Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa have all the answers – and they’re revealing where all the bodies are buried.Inspired by the incredibly successful Talking Sopranos podcast, The Sopranos ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse

    Netflix’s BoJack Horseman has quickly become one of the most critically acclaimed animated comedy series in recent memory. Set in an off-kilter, cynically spun rendering of modern-day Hollywood, the show follows washed-up horse actor BoJack Horseman (voiced by Will Arnett) as he attempts to turn his life around. BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse is the official behind-the-scenes companion ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Design for Doctor Who

    Vision and Revision in Science Fiction Television

    series Who Watching
    The long-running popular TV series Doctor Who is, Piers Britton argues, a 'uniquely design intensive text': its time-and-space-travel premise requires that designers be tirelessly imaginative in devising new worlds and entities and recreating past civilizations. While Doctor Who's attempts at worldbuilding are notorious for being hit-and-miss – old jokes about wobbly walls and sink plungers die ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Raise Some Shell

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Book 2 - Pop Classics
    Celebrating the persistence of Turtle PowerRaise Some Shell critically and cleverly examines the origins, evolution, and impact of the Ninja Turtles phenomenon — from its beginning as a self-published black-and-white comic book in 1984, through its transformation into a worldwide transmedia phenomenon by the middle of the 1990s, and up to the sale of the property to Nickelodeon in 2009 and ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Digital Filmmaking for Beginners A Practical Guide to Video Production

    Discover how to create professional-quality digital videos--faster than you can say "lights, camera, action"Digital video cameras are everywhere--even on our phones! But cameras don't make great movies; filmmakers do. Written by a seasoned pro with 40 years of teaching experience, Digital Filmmaking for Beginners is your fully illustrated introduction to all technical aspects of digital filmmaking ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Non All'altezza

    Teatro. Mirko, il figlio del boss Morriccone, è ardente di dimostrare. Ma lui è un buono. E per la famiglia il ragazzo non è all’altezza. Il giovanotto ci prova a non essere quello che è, in ogni modo; il padre prova a forzare una natura che stenta a riconoscere innocua; la madre, unica ad accettare la sostanza filiale, intende realmente allontanarlo dall’ambiente“E’ l’utero che tiene in piedi ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Explorer Kaamelott

    Les dessous de la Table ronde

    Découvrez l'envers du décor de la série humoristique Kaamelott et les plus grands mystères que sa production recèle !S'immergeant dans les coulisses de création, les ambitions et les contraintes de la série, ou dans la comédie source d'une multitude de citations cultes, l'ouvrage Explorer Kaamelott - Les dessous de la Table ronde et son auteur nous appellent à nous rassembler aux côtés de héros ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD