Books by Publisher: Focal Press US

    Salted Paper Printing

    By Christina Z. Anderson

    Paperback £33.88

    Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists makes one of the oldest known photographic processes easy for the 21st century using simple digital negative methods. Christina Z. Anderson's in-depth discussion begins with a history of salted paper printing, then covers the salted paper process from beginner to intermediate...

    Music Rights Unveiled

    By Brooke Wentz

    Paperback £29.39

    Music Rights Unveiled provides an inside look at the complex world of music rights for film and video and includes step-by-step guidance to navigate these tricky waters. Authors Brooke Wentz and Maryam Battaglia share their decades of expertise in this user-friendly guide, designed specifically with filmmakers and producers in mind....

    Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers

    By Richard Botto

    Paperback £29.39

    Whether you're a producer, screenwriter, filmmaker, or other creative, you probably have a project that needs constant exposure, or a product to promote. But how do you rise above the noise? In Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd, Richard Botto explains how to put crowdsourcing...

    Perception and Imaging

    By Richard D. Zakia

    Paperback £41.96

    When you look at an image, what do you see, think, and feel? How do you want your audience to react when they view your work? For over 30 years the late Richard Zakia helped photographers enrich their creative vision through his classic book, Perception and Imaging. Now he is...

    Science and Art of Acting for the Camera

    By John Howard Swain

    Paperback Save £1.46 = £24.53

    The Science and Art of Acting for the Camera provides a precise yet practical approach to help unlock the mysteries of acting for film and television. Written by veteran actor, producer, and director John Howard Swain, the book offers a clear-cut, no-nonsense technique that equips aspiring or working actors with...

    Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics

    By Eric Williams

    Paperback Save £0.60 = £29.39

    Once you understand the basics of screenwriting, ideas for your next screenplay are everywhere. Whether it comes from a favorite children's book, a summer novel you discover accidentally, a news story that catches your imagination, or a chapter from your own life - advanced screenwriting strategies should now guide you...

    How to Work the Film & TV Markets

    By Heather Hale

    Paperback Save £0.09 = £24.90

    How to Work the Film & TV Markets by Heather Hale takes independent filmmakers, television and digital content creators on a virtual tour of the entertainment industry's trade shows-the circulatory system of the entire global media landscape. This book highlights the most significant annual events around the world-from the American...

    Grammar of the Shot

    By Christopher J. Bowen

    Paperback Save £0.19 = £25.80

    The newly-revised and updated fourth edition of Grammar of the Shot teaches readers the principles behind successful visual communication in motion media through shot composition, screen direction, depth cues, lighting, camera movement, and shooting for editing. Many general practices are suggested that should help to create rich, multi-layered visuals. Designed...

    Grammar of the Edit

    By Christopher J. Bowen

    Paperback Save £1.46 = £24.53

    Tell more effective visual stories by learning the "grammar" of cinematic language with this elegant, accessible reference. The fourth edition of Grammar of the Edit gives you the answers to the all-important questions of when to cut and why, and teaches readers the principles behind transitions, editing for continuity, selecting...

    Storytelling for Virtual Reality: Methods and Principles for Crafting Immersive Narratives

    By John Bucher

    Paperback Save £0.90 = £32.09

    Storytelling For Virtual Reality serves as a bridge for students of new media and professionals working between the emerging world of VR technology and the art form of classical storytelling. Rather than examining purely the technical, the text focuses on the narrative and how stories can best be structured, created,...

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