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Direction & Production

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  • Ruthless Women

    The Sunday Times bestseller

    by Melanie Blake

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE HOTTEST BOOK OF 2021'The new Queen of the bonkbuster' THE TIMES'Glitz, glamour and ambition... perfect' WOMAN & HOME'Does for TV what The Devil Wears Prada did for fashion' OK!'Shocking, sexy and utterly unputdownable' DAILY EXPRESS'This is the book of 2021' DAILY MIRRORAMBITION CAN BE DEADLYOn a beautiful private island off the coast of the UK, the cast and c.. ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • My Happy Days in Hollywood

    A Memoir

    by Garry Marshall

    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

    $23.31 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

    $34.42 AUD

  • Those Guys Have All the Fun

    Inside the World of ESPN

    by James Andrew Miller and 1 more

    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

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

    by Michael Harris

    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

  • 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

    $8.35 AUD

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

    Shooting Great Dialogue Scenes

    by Christopher Kenworthy

    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

    $33.21 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

    $9.00 AUD

  • Whatever It Takes

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

    by Stephen Stohn and 2 more

    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

    $11.76 AUD

  • The 'Doctor Who' Handbook Vol 2

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

    by David J Howe and 2 more

    series The 'Doctor Who' Handbook #2
    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

    $7.43 AUD

  • The 'Doctor Who' Handbook Vol 1

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

    by David J Howe and 2 more

    series The 'Doctor Who' Handbook #1
    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

    $7.43 AUD

  • Digital Filmmaking for Beginners A Practical Guide to Video Production

    by Michael K. Hughes

    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

    $33.21 AUD

  • Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon

    ‘An amazing read’ George R.R. Martin

    by James Hibberd

    'It's all here ... everything you ever wanted to know. Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon is 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, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Wheels Rolling at Eight

    by Arthur Anderson

    Up the creek without a paddle (almost) in Papua New Guinea; a sheep's nose and silver horns in Kabardino-Balkarskaya; dancing with horses on the Hungarian plains; chasing whales in Newfoundland; snooker with a frozen goose; at home with the family linked to the plot to assassinate Hitler and receiving a hair tonic from the Chinese – by mouth. A farmer's son from south-west Scotland, Arthur ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD

  • Reimagining Brazilian Television

    Luiz Fernando Carvalho's Contemporary Vision

    by Eli Lee Carter

    series Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    The Brazilian television industry is one of the most productive and commercially successful in the world. At the forefront of this industry is TV Globo and its production of standardized telenovelas, which millions of Brazilians and viewers from over 130 countries watch nightly. Eli Lee Carter examines the field of television production by focusing on the work of one of Brazil’s greatest living ... Read more

    $35.63 AUD

  • Non All'altezza

    by Rosario Stefanelli and 1 more

    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

  • 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

    $7.66 AUD

  • Oprah Believes

    [ Design Edition ] Discover Oprah Quotes and Favorite Things And Ideas

    by Mobile Library

    series Motivational & Inspirational Quotes
    Oprah Winfrey is a special woman, with strong believes and very clear ideas.She is world know for his work as TV host but Oprah Winfrey is also admired for their personality.Many consider that Oprah gratitude is what makes her a very special woman and that may be one of the reasons we are starting to hear more and more the sentence "Oprah for president 2020".Her words will inspire you in eBook, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Women of Jenji Kohan: Weeds, Orange is the New Black, and GLOW

    A Collection of Essays

    by Scarlett Harris

    series The Women of...
    The Women of Jenji Kohan, creator of such landmark shows as Weeds, Orange Is the New Black, and GLOW, is the latest in Fayetteville Mafia Press's pioneering series examining the female characters of legendary creators of television and film. Here, writers from all walks of life analyze the significance of such iconic characters as Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker), Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) ... Read more

    $14.62 AUD

  • Leadership in the Performing Arts

    by Tobie S. Stein and 1 more

    What does it mean to be a performing arts leader? Leadership in the Performing Arts addresses and analyzes this question by presenting the wisdom and expertise of eleven men and women with experience leading nonprofit performing arts institutions in the United States. These successful leaders provide many real-world examples of business practices that may be generally applied by practitioners in ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • African American Women in the Oprah Winfrey Network's Queen Sugar Drama

    Exemplary Representations On Screen and Behind the Scenes

    by Ollie L. Jefferson

    This critical study interrogates the intersection of race and gender media representations on screen and behind the scenes. The thought-provoking investigation on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Queen Sugar series shows the ways in which the television drama is a significant contribution to mainstream media that creates in-depth conversations concerning African American women’s social roles, social ... Read more

    $62.36 AUD

  • Acting for the Screen

    by Mary Lou Belli

    series PERFORM
    Acting for the Screen is a collection of essays written by and interviews with working actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and acting professors, exploring the business side of screen acting.In this book, over thirty show business professionals dispel myths about the industry and provide practical advice on topics such as how to break into the field, how to develop, nurture, and ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Shooting Women

    Behind the Camera, Around the World

    by Harriet Margolis and 2 more

    Shooting Women takes readers around the world to explore the lives of camerawomen working in features, TV news, and documentaries. From first world pioneers like African American camerawoman Jessie Maple Patton who got her job only after suing the union – to China’s first camerawomen – who travelled with Mao – to rural India where poor women have learned camerawork as a means of empowerment, ... Read more

    $41.57 AUD

  • Kent McCray

    The Man Behind the Most Beloved Television Shows

    by Marianne Rittner-Holmes and 2 more

    KENT McCRAYAsk people who Kent McCray is and the question will draw a blank stare. Ask people if they remember Bonanza, The High Chaparral, Little House on the Prairie and Highway to Heaven, and a smile will invariably come to their faces as they recognize the titles and share how these beloved shows influenced their lives. In fact, all four series are still being broadcast 30 to 55 years after ... Read more

    $16.49 AUD