Technical & background skills

    Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup 2

    Paperback £12.65

    The acclaimed follow-up to one of the most widely heralded special effects makeup tutorial books ever published. A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup Volume 2 incorporates a variety of supernatural and sci-fi character and creature designs, from zombies to dark fantasy.

    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....

    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...

    Film Directing Fundamentals

    By Nicholas Proferes

    Paperback £35.68

    Film Directing Fundamentals gives the novice director an organic methodology for realizing on-screen the full dramatic possibility of a screenplay. Unique among directing books, Nicholas Proferes provides clear-cut ways to translate a script to the screen. Using the script as a blueprint, the reader is led through specific techniques to...

    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...

    Scheduling and Budgeting Your Film

    By Paula Landry

    Paperback Save £0.60 = £29.39

    Budgeting and scheduling are easy in principle but hard in practice. The successful producer has a solid plan for juggling dozens of activities and costs while retaining the flexibility to cope with those inevitable last-minute changes and stay on course. Preplanning the budget and schedule of any media project is...

    Write! Shoot! Edit!

    By Deborah S. Patz

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    Alien

    By Titan Books

    Hardback £20.45

    Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise.

    Makeup Artist Handbook

    By Gretchen Davis

    Paperback Save £2.37 = £29.62

    Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja...

    Editing and Montage in International Film and Video

    By Luis Fernando Morales Morante

    Paperback £27.92

    Editing and Montage in International Film and Video presents a theoretical and practical approach to the art of editing. In this book, Luis Fernando Morales Morante explores the international history, technology, theory, practical techniques, psychology, and cognitive effects of editing across a range of media from around the world, featuring...

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