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By Pamela Jaye Smith
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Conflict is the very heart and soul of drama, and Smith's latest work explores character conflict and the various ways to portray it both in scripts and on the stage.
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SIGNED MATA HARI
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By Yannick Murphy
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In the cold October of 1917 Margaretha Zelle, better known as Mata Hari, sits in a prison cell in  Paris  awaiting trial on charges of espionage. The penalty is death by firing squad. As she waits, burdened by a secret guilt, Mata Hari tells stories, Scheherazade-like, to buy back her life from her interrogators. From a bleak childhood in the  Netherlands , through a loveless marriage to a Dutch naval officer, Margaretha is transported to the forbidden sensual pleasures of  Indonesia . In the chill of her prison cell she spins tales of rosewater baths, native lovers, and Javanese jungles, evoking the magical world that sustained her even as her family crumbled. And then, in flight from her husband, Margaretha reinvents herself: she becomes an artist's model, circus rider, and finally the temple dancer Mata Hari, dressed in veils, admired by Diaghilev, performing for the crowned heads of  Europe . Through all her transformations, her life's fatal questions  was  she a traitor, and if so, why? burns ever brighter. Does the literary world need another fictional tribute to Mata Hari? If it is penned by the inimitable Murphy (Here They Come, 2006), the answer is yes. Weaving back and forth in time between Mata Hari's prison cell in Paris and her prior life in its many manifestations, the seductive narrative spins an irresistible tale of a woman whose legendary exploits are still a matter of historical debate. Was she or was she not a victim of time and circumstance? Did she really deserve to be executed as a spy? In the end, it doesn't really matter, but what does matter is that Murphy has fashioned a mesmerizing novel that creatively reimagines the life of one of the most notorious, and perhaps overvilified, women of all time. Flanagan, Margaret
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By Kavita Raha
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Kavita Raha has had a multi-faceted career spanning 30 years in diverse fields such as banking, MICE and  E vent Management,  T ourism and  H ospitality,  C ommunity  L eadership and  as an  independent  E ntrepreneur.  Her drive, curiosity to learn and hunger for excellence has resulted in her outperforming in each of these roles while working for some of the biggest names in each of these industries. 
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CINEMATIC STORYTELLING
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By Jennifer Van Sijll
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What the industry's most succcessful writers and directors have in common is that they have mastered the cinematic conventions specific to the medium.
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WRITERS REHAB
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By D. B. Gilles
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D.B. Gilles is one of the most in-demand script consultants and writing coaches in the country. He is on the faculty of The Undergraduate Film & Television Department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he teaches screenwriting and comedy writing. He also taught in The Dramatic Writing Department at NYU, the Graduate Film Department at Columbia, and The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU. His fiction includes the comic novel I Hate My Book Club and the mystery Colder Than Death. He is also a produced and published playwright. He is the author of The Screenwriter Within: 2nd Edition (9781615930579), New Strategies To Finish Your Screenplay & Get A Deal! (978615930579), You’re Funny! Turn Your Sense of Humor Into A Lucrative New Career (9781932907957), and The Portable Film School (9780312347383).
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By Paul Dudbridge
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A one-stop film school, this book is packed with information, tips, techniques, and advice covering all aspects of filmmaking as gathered from the author’s years of experience working in short films, features, commercials, and music videos, as well as delivering workshops and lectures to film students of all ages. Everything you need to know – from generating an idea to delivering a finished film – is laid out in an informal and easy to read style. Find everything from script formatting, choosing lenses, and location scouting, to where best to put the camera to film your scenes, working with actors, recording sound, and editing your shots.
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WAY OF STORY
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By Catherine Jones
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Offering an integrative approach to writing all forms of narrative, this book contains insights from the author's own professional journey. The book emphasizes an integration of both a solid craft and an experiential inner discovery, and it provides practical tips on making a successful book, play, or screenplay .--From publishers description.
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CREATE YOUR OWN TV
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By Ross Brown
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Ross Brown has written for and produced some of the most successful TV series of all time, including The Cosby Show, Who’s the Boss?, and Step By Step. He has created primetime series for ABC, CBS, and the WB. Brown teaches at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, one of the nation’s top film schools, where he created the groundbreaking “Byte-Sized Television” courses.
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By Helen Jacey
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Helen Jacey is a professional screenwriter, author and story consultant. She received an MA in Screenwriting at the London Institute and her PhD from the University of the Arts London. Realizing that most screenwriting books don't address the female character, Helen embarked on her own quest to explore gender issues and screenwriting, leading her to write The Woman in the Story, now in its second edition and the industry best-selling resource for developing complex female characters. Before Helen became a screenwriter, she worked for international aid agencies, developing programs for vulnerable women and children. Helen widely lectures on screenwriting all over the world and is a story consultant for independent filmmakers. Her highly popular Writing the Heroine's Story Seminar has run in Sydney, Melbourne, London, Santa Fe, Vienna, Warsaw, Zurich, Oslo and she has given talks and workshops for the international industry. Helen is currently writing a crime fiction series, Elvira Slate Investigations. For more updates on Helen's work visit www.helenjacey.com
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9781615931668
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By Gil Bettman
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Gil Bettman is a director and a professor. He teaches at Chapman University in the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. His book, First Time Director, made the Los Angeles Times bestseller list. He recently completed his fifth feature film, Go There Once, Be There Twice, a documentary recap of the life and times of rock star Sammy Hagar. Bettman has also directed numerous rock videos and multiple episodes of primetime television.
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LOCATION SOUND BIBLE
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By Ric Viers
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Ric Viers has worked in the film and television industry for more than fifteen years. His location sound credits include hundreds of productions for nearly every major television network, Universal Studios, Dateline, Good Morning America, Disney, and many others. Known as the “Rock and Roll Professor of Sound,” Viers has hosted several video series including Rode University, Rode Rage, and The Detroit Chop Shop Video Diaries. His sound design work has been used in major motion pictures, television shows, radio programs, and video games. In 2007, Viers launched his own label, Blastwave FX, to celebrate the release of his 100th sound effects library. Viers is the author of The Sound Effects Bible and is considered to be the world’s largest independent provider of sound effects, with more than 250,000 sounds and over 600 sound effects libraries to his credit. He has produced sound libraries for numerous publishers, including Adobe, Apple, Blastwave FX, Sony, Sound Ideas, and The Hollywood Edge. For more information visit www.ricviers.com.
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By William M. Akers
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Don't worry about a producer, agent, or creative executive tossing your Scripts at page ten. use the your screenplay suck,cheecklist to eliminate the flaws in your scipt for a pedal-to-the-metal,covers-to-cover Read. in today's highly competitive story market, this is theonly book that find the flaws in your scipt-like a heat - seeking Missile- and shows you how to eliminate them. William M. Akers is a renaissance man of Flim who is at once a big studio writer,independent writer/Directors, and inightful teachers He also knows every trick in the book when it comes to fixing a script. and this is that book.A must for any writer facing tha dark night of the scipt. Don't take it personal: your screenplay does suck. Almostall screenplay suck until you beat them into shape.William M. Akers's book is an excellent guide through the pitfalls and easy mistakes that first-time sereenwriters face.his advaice is honest and simple he will make your screenplay suck less- as long as you're willing to do the work.
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By Judith Weston
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The most crucial relationship on a movie set is between the director responsible for the telling of a story and the actors entrusted with bringing that story's characters to life. Good communication between actor and director can mean the difference between a great film and a missed opportunity. Directing Actors is a method for establishing creative, collaborative relationships between actors and directors that takes the reader on a journey through the complexities of the creative process itself. Using simple, practical tools that both directors and actors can use immediately, Judith Weston shows you how to get the most out of rehearsals, troubleshoot poor performances, and give directions that are clear, succinct and easy to follow
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By Frances Guerin
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Cinema is a medium of light. And during Weimar Germany's advance to technological modernity, light - particularly the representational possibilities of electrical light - became the link between the cinema screen and the rapid changes that were transforming German life.In Frances Guerin's compelling history of German silent cinema of the 1920s, the innovative use of light is the pivot around which a new conception of a national cinema, and a national culture emerges. Guerin depicts a nocturnal Germany suffused with light - electric billboards, storefronts, police searchlights - and shows how this element of the mise-en-scene came to reflect both the opportunities and the anxieties surrounding modernity and democracy. Guerin's interpretations center on use of light in films such as Schatten (1923), Variete (1925), Metropolis (1926), and Der Golem (1920). In these films we see how light is the substance of image composition, the structuring device of the narrative, and the central thematic concern. This history relieves German films of the responsibility to explain the political and ideological instability of the period, an instability said to be the uncertain foundation of Nazism. In unlocking this dubious link, A Culture of Light redefines the field of German film scholarship.
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By The Five Mile Press
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Whether preparing a class presentation, an individual project or even a poster, these educational packs will help make an ordinary assignment extraordinary! These project packs provide students with key information, fun facts and loads of great activities to help them create the best school projects EVER! Includes 16-page booklet jam- packed with facts and fun ideas. Also contains a removable A4 stencil sheet, a huge wall poster and stickers.
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By Amit Khanna
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Amit Khanna is a film executive, filmmaker, lyricist, poet, writer and journalist. He was a core member of Dev Anand's Navketan Films, has penned over 400 songs for Hindi films and music albums, is a three-time recipient of the National Film Award as a lyricist and producer, and was chairman of Reliance Entertainment for fifteen years. He has also been a member of film industry advocacy groups.
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By David Cameron
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The memoir of former Prime Minister David Cameron. David Cameron was elected Conservative leader in 2005, promising to modernise the party following its three successive electoral defeats. He became Prime Minister in 2010, forming Britain’s first coalition government in 70 years, at a moment of economic crisis, and went on to win the first outright Conservative majority for 23 years at the 2015 general election. In For the Record, Cameron explains how the governments he led transformed the UK economy while implementing a modern, compassionate agenda that included reforming education and welfare, legalising gay marriage, honouring the UK’s commitment to overseas aid and spearheading environmental policies. He will shed light on the seminal world events of his premiership – the Arab Spring; the rise of ISIS; the invasion of Ukraine; the conflicts in Libya, Iraq and Syria – as well as events at home, from the Olympic Games in 2012 to the Scottish referendum. He will also provide, for the first time, his perspective on the EU referendum and his views on the future of Britain’s place in the world in the light of Brexit. Revealing the battles and achievements of his life and career in intimate and frank detail, For the Record will be an important assessment of the significant political events of the last decade, the nature of power and the role of leadership at a time of profound global change.
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Differences That Matter challenges existing ways of theorising the relationship between feminism and postmodernism which ask 'is or should feminism be modern or postmodern?' Sara Ahmed suggests that postmodernism has been allowed to dictate feminist debates and calls instead for feminist theorists to speak (back) to postmodernism, rather than simply speak on (their relationship to) it. Such a 'speaking back' involves a refusal to position postmodernism as a generalisable condition of the world and requires closer readings of what postmodernism is actually 'doing' in a variety of disciplinary contexts. Sara Ahmed hence examines constructions of postmodernism in relation to rights, ethics, subjectivity, authorship, meta-fiction and film
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This book analyses the crucial features of unionised labour markets. The models in the book refer to labour contracts between unions and management, but the method of analysis is also applicable to non-union labour markets where workers have some market power. In this book, Alison Booth, a researcher in the field, emphasises the connection between theoretical and empirical approaches to studying unionised labour markets. She also highlights the importance of taking into account institutional differences between countries and sectors when constructing models of the unionised labour market. While the focus of the book is on the US and British unionised labour markets, the models and analytical methods are applicable to other industrialised countries with appropriate modifications.
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SAVE THE CAT GOES TO THE MOVIES
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By Blake Snyder
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In the long-awaited sequel to his surprise bestseller, Save the Cat!, author and screenwriter Blake Snyder returns to form in a fast-paced follow-up that proves why his is the most talked-about approach to screenwriting in years. In the perfect companion piece to his first book, Snyder delivers even more insider's information gleaned from a 20-year track record as ?one of Hollywood's most successful spec screenwriters, ? giving you the clues to write your movie. Designed for screenwriters, novelists, and movie fans, this book gives readers the key breakdowns of the 50 most instructional movies from the past 30 years. From M*A*S*H to Crash, from Alien to Saw, from 10 to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Snyder reveals how screenwriters who came before you tackled the same challenges you are facing with the film you want to write ? or the one you are currently working on. Blake Snyder (1957-2009) worked as a screenwriter and producer for twenty years. His book Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need and its sequels have guided screenwriters, novelists, and other creative thinkers for years and continue to be bestsellers. His methodology is also used by many development executives, managers, and producers due to its precise, easy, and honest appraisal of what it takes to write and develop stories in any medium. George Newbern has appeared in Father of the Bride, Father of the Bride II, Evening Star, Adventures in Babysitting, and many other films.On television, he has had roles on Scandal, Friends, Nip/Tuck, Hot in Cleveland, CSI, and more. He is also known for providing the voice of Superman in Justice League and for narrating audiobooks.
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