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The Book Making Movies
The Author Sidney Lumet
The Publisher Vintage
Release Date2010-09-01
Genre Performing Arts
Pages 240
ISBN 9780307763662
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Why does a director choose a particular script? What must they do in order to keep actors fresh and truthful through take after take of a single scene? How do you stage a shootout—involving more than one hundred extras and three colliding taxis—in the heart of New York’s diamond district? What does it take to keep the studio honchos happy? From the first rehearsal to the final screening, Making Movies is a master’s take, delivered with clarity, candor, and a wealth of anecdote. For in this book, Sidney Lumet, one of our most consistently acclaimed directors, gives us both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on forty years of experience on movies that range from Long Day’s Journey into Night to Network and The Verdict—and with such stars as Katharine Hepburn, Paul Newman, Marlon Brando, and Al Pacino—Lumet explains how painstaking labor and inspired split-second decisions can result in two hours of screen magic.

The Book Making Movies
The Author Perry Schwartz
The Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Release Date1989
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Pages 88
ISBN 0822516357
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Describes what happens during the production of a motion picture and the jobs of all the people involved.

The Book Making Movies Black
The Author Thomas Cripps
The Publisher Oxford University Press
Release Date1993-05-20
Genre Social Science
Pages 400
ISBN 0195360346
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This is the second volume of Thomas Cripps's definitive history of African-Americans in Hollywood. It covers the period from World War II through the civil rights movement of the 1960s, examining this period through the prism of popular culture. Making Movies Black shows how movies anticipated and helped form America's changing ideas about race. Cripps contends that from the liberal rhetoric of the war years--marked as it was by the propaganda catchwords brotherhood and tolerance--came movies that defined a new African-American presence both in film and in American society at large. He argues that the war years, more than any previous era, gave African-American activists access to centers of cultural influence and power in both Washington and Hollywood. Among the results were an expanded black imagery on the screen during the war--in combat movies such as Bataan, Crash Dive, and Sahara; musicals such as Stormy Weather and Cabin in the Sky; and government propaganda films such as The Negro Soldier and Wings for this Man (narrated by Ronald Reagan!). After the war, the ideologies of both black activism and integrationism persisted, resulting in the 'message movie' era of Pinky, Home of the Brave, and No Way Out, a form of racial politics that anticipated the goals of the Civil Rights Movement. Delving into previously inaccessible records of major Hollywood studios, among them Warner Bros., RKO, and 20th Century-Fox, as well as records of the Office of War Information in the National Archives, and records of the NAACP, and interviews with survivors of the era, Cripps reveals the struggle of both lesser known black filmmakers like Carlton Moss and major figures such as Sidney Poitier. More than a narrative history, Making Movies Black reaches beyond the screen itself with sixty photographs, many never before published, which illustrate the mood of the time. Revealing the social impact of the classical Hollywood film, Making Movies Black is the perfect book for those interested in the changing racial climate in post-World War II American life.

The Book Making Movies
The Author John Russo
The Publisher
Release Date2010
Pages 315
ISBN 1934849332
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Just Making Movies
The Author
The Publisher Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release Date
ISBN 1617033642
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Making Movies with Orson Welles
The Author Gary Graver
The Publisher Scarecrow Press
Release Date2011-10-28
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 212
ISBN 9780810882294
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In Making Movies with Orson Welles, Graver recounts the highs and lows of the moviemaking business as he and one of the most important and influential directors of all time struggled to get films produced. The two men collaborated on more than a dozen projects, including F for Fake, Filming Othello, and the still-unreleased The Other Side of the Wind. Their close friendship and creative filmmaking partnership would endure for 15 years, until Welles' death in 1985. Also including a filmography of works and 20 photos from Graver's personal collection, this fascinating memoir recalls what it was like to work with the legendary Welles and offers advice and tales of caution for future filmmakers.

The Book I Was Interrupted
The Author Nicholas Ray
The Publisher Univ of California Press
Release Date1995-06-02
Genre Performing Arts
Pages 243
ISBN 9780520201699
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "Now, at last, we have a book by and about Nicholas Ray (along with a moving and very beautiful introduction by Susan Ray). If you have any interest in this man, his life and work, filmmaking, or movies and art in general, read I Was Interrupted."—Jim Jarmusch

The Book Making Movies with Your IPhone
The Author Ben J. Harvell
The Publisher Ilex Press
Release Date2012
Genre Video recording
Pages 160
ISBN 1907579893
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: YouTube alone accounts for more than 10 per cent of all internet traffic, yet many still are not aware of the incredible potential for filmmaking that an iPhone offers. After all, its just a phone, isnt it? Moviemaking with your iPhone reveals the many features that transform the iPhone from a consumer device into a pro-quality video tool. From shooting documentary footage to full-blown short films, you can not only record video and still images with the iPhone, but edit and publish them from the device as well. This book is the ultimate guide to the best techniques, apps, and accessories that make professional movie creation a possibility using only the phone in your pocket.

The Book Moving Images Making Movies Understanding Media
The Author Carl Casinghino
The Publisher Cengage Learning
Release Date2010-03-08
Genre Design
Pages 352
ISBN 9781133007784
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Moving Images is the first comprehensive media studies and motion picture production textbook of its kind. Offering a series of thematically-driven units that provide opportunities for collaborative learning, enhancement of creativity, and development of higher order thinking, this book is designed to get your students excited about making movies. Students will not only learn how to analyze and appreciate motion pictures, but they will also study the fundamental skills needed to create and produce their own movies. With an included interactive DVD students will also be able to view short films, as well as use a selection of film files to enhance their editing skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Book Making Movies
The Author Andrew Wreggitt
The Publisher Saskatoon : Thistledown Press
Release Date1989
Genre Canadian poetry
Pages 78
ISBN UOM:39015016956107
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Making Movies on Your Own
The Author Kevin J. Lindenmuth
The Publisher McFarland
Release Date1998-07-01
Genre Performing Arts
Pages 200
ISBN 0786405171
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: You see them on the video shelves, with titles such as Domestic Strangers, The Bride of Frank, The Blood Between Us, Strawberry Estates and Sandman. Skeptically, perhaps, you rent one and slip it into the VCR. Hey, you think, this isn't so bad--sometimes actually quite good. Suddenly, you discover that there is a whole range of movies from filmmakers operating outside the studio system that have their own attractions that the big budget fare can't match. You have, of course, discovered the world of independent filmmaking. Intrigued, you begin thinking that maybe you could do this, maybe you could make an independent feature film. In this work, J.R. Bookwalter, Ronnie Cramer, Mike Gingold, Eric Stanze, Steve Ballot, and 20 others tell what it is really like to make an independent feature. Covering such topics as the script, equipment, actors, publicity, distribution, all facets of production, and budgeting, these indie filmmakers give a virtual how-to for those interested in joining them or just learning more about how those interesting titles end up on video store shelves.

The Book I Thought We Were Making Movies Not History
The Author Walter Mirisch
The Publisher Univ of Wisconsin Press
Release Date2008-04-10
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 476
ISBN 0299226433
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This is a moving, star-filled account of one of Hollywood’s true golden ages as told by a man in the middle of it all. Walter Mirisch’s company has produced some of the most entertaining and enduring classics in film history, including West Side Story, Some Like It Hot, In the Heat of the Night, and The Magnificent Seven. His work has led to 87 Academy Award nominations and 28 Oscars. Richly illustrated with rare photographs from his personal collection, I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History reveals Mirisch’s own experience of Hollywood and tells the stories of the stars—emerging and established—who appeared in his films, including Natalie Wood, John Wayne, Peter Sellers, Sidney Poitier, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, and many others. With hard-won insight and gentle humor, Mirisch recounts how he witnessed the end of the studio system, the development of independent production, and the rise and fall of some of Hollywood’s most gifted (and notorious) cultural icons. A producer with a passion for creative excellence, he offers insights into his innovative filmmaking process, revealing a rare ingenuity for placating the demands of auteur directors, weak-kneed studio executives, and troubled screen sirens. From his early start as a movie theater usher to the presentation of such masterpieces as The Apartment, Fiddler on the Roof, and The Great Escape, Mirisch tells the inspiring life story of his climb to the highest echelon of the American film industry. This book assures Mirisch’s legacy—as Elmore Leonard puts it—as “one of the good guys.” Best Books for Special Interests, selected by the American Association of School Librarians, and Best Books for General Audiences, selected by the Public Library Association

The Book Making Movies
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date2011
ISBN OCLC:982290574
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Action Making Movies
The Author Sarah Garza
The Publisher Triangle Interactive, Inc.
Release Date2018-03-29
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 9781684449965
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Action! It's time to enter the world of movie magic! Readers are taken behind the scenes to find out what is needed to make a film. From the director to the actor, the director of photography to the costume designer, children will be fascinated to learn about the various aspects that go into motion pictures. With its vivid images, informational text, and impressive facts, this nonfiction title will have readers engaged through the entire book as they discover amazing facts about their favorite genre--whether it be comedy, drama, action, or horror!

The Book Making Movies
The Author Roy Severin
The Publisher Author House
Release Date2014
Genre Fiction
Pages 114
ISBN 9781491854624
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Chad Sparks is a twelve-year-old boy living an ordinary life when a friend shows him a newspaper advertisement. Its words call out to him: Movie Tryouts Boys and girls ages 10 to 15 wanted. Now casting for extras in a new Ninja movie. Chad isn t just obsessed with movies, he loves ninjas in particular, and so he heads to the Oregon community college where the tryouts are being held. To his surprise, he s picked to be in the movie, and he heads to Hollywood where he ll earn $4,000 a week. He experiences every aspect of movie making learning lines, participating in fight scenes, and seeing what goes on behind the scenes. Working with producers, directors, choreographers, cameramen, agents, other actors, and stunt doubles, he makes mistakes but also enjoys triumphs. Nothing can prepare him for a behind-the-scenes plot that could destroy the movie studio. Join Chad as he embarks on an exciting adventure and learns important life lessons in Making Movies. "

The Book Making Movies
The Author Lee R. Bobker
The Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
Release Date1973
Genre Photography
Pages 304
ISBN UOM:39015011967273
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Text and illustrations describe the equipment, budgeting, directing, and editing techniques, and other aspects of film production for beginners.

The Book Making Movies A Guide for Serious Amateurs
The Author Maria Langer
The Publisher Flying M Productions
Release Date2011-10
Genre Art
Pages 66
ISBN 9781886637030
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Tired of turning raw video footage into ho-hum productions that make people yawn? Or, worse yet, just putting raw video out there and hoping for the best? If so, this guide is for you. It clearly explains how to research, plan, shoot, assemble, edit, and fine-tune video productions for just about any purpose. Richly illustrated with stills from an example movie, it'll get you on the right track to making movies that'll inform, entertain, and impress your audience.

The Book Making Movies in Technicolor
The Author Lisa Holewa
The Publisher Teacher Created Materials
Release Date2018-10-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Pages 32
ISBN 9781493866984
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: It's hard to imagine the film The Wizard of Oz without the "yellow" brick road or the "ruby" slippers. The memorable and distinctive use of color was made possible by a new technology called Technicolor. The vibrant colors showed that Oz was a very different place from Dorothy's home in Kansas. Learn the technology behind Technicolor along with the history of film with this high-interest informational text! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds reading skills while engaging students' curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. Packed with factoids and informative sidebars, it features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for use in a makerspace and teaches students every step of the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from actual Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with content that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

The Book Making movies work
The Author Jon Boorstin
The Publisher Silman-James Pr
Release Date1995-12
Genre Photography
Pages 224
ISBN STANFORD:36105017522371
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: MAKING MOVIES WORK is a fascinating and accessible guide for both filmmakers and serious film fans. It is about how filmmakers think about film. "Through thoughtful examination of the filmmaker's art, Jon Boorstin enhances our sense of enjoyment and appreciation of the results.--Robert Redford.

The Book Shooting in the Wild
The Author Chris Palmer
The Publisher Counterpoint
Release Date2010-05-05
Genre Nature
Pages 264
ISBN 9781578051809
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Wildlife and nature films are a hugely popular entertainment genre: networks such as Animal Planet and Discovery are stars in the cable television universe, viewers flock to IMAX theaters to see jaw-dropping footage from the wild, and the venerable BBC still scores triumphs with series such as Planet Earth. As cinematic technology brings ever more breathtaking images to the screen, and as our direct contact with nature diminishes, an ever-expanding audience craves the indirect experience of wild nature that these films provide. But this success has a dark side, as Chris Palmer reveals in his authoritative and engrossing report on the wildlife film business. A veteran producer and film educator, Palmer looks past the headlines about TV host Steve Irwin’s death by stingray and filmmaker Timothy Treadwell falling prey to his beloved grizzlies, to uncover a more pervasive and troubling trend toward sensationalism, extreme risk-taking, and even abuse in wildlife films. He tracks the roots of this trend to the early days of the genre, and he profiles a new breed of skilled, ethical filmmakers whose work enlightens as well as entertains, and who represent the future that Palmer envisions for the industry he loves.