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Our film and TV production books will show you how films and TV series are made and focus on the techniques and technology they use to entertain so many viewers.

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Production & Technology Books

  • The Movie Making Book

    Dan Farrell & Donna Bamford

    Product Code: MVMK
    Paperback
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    Aspiring Spielbergs have never had it better. With smartphones and tablets getting ever more powerful, movie making is more accessible than ever before.

    The Movie Making Book will teach you all the skills you need to get started in film-making and is bursting with mini projects and enjoyable games.

    It also has advanced projects so that you can put all your skills to the test and advice on the best ways to share your creations online so that they will get the most views.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Adaptation for Screenwriters

    Robert Edgar (Senior Lecturer

    Product Code: CBPZC
    Paperback
    Develop the critical and creative skills to `translate' a story from page to screen with this step-by-step guide to the process of screen adaptation you'll learn to: - interrogate a novel or short story to release its `inner film' - convert fictional prose into visual drama - overcome the obstacles presented by different media `languages' - approach key strategic decisions - both technical and interpretive - draft and re-draft your plot, characters and dialogue - professionally format and submit your finished script In addition to examples taken from `literary classics', contemporary novels, genre fiction, short stories, and biographical material, Marland and Edgar embrace the wider phenomenon of re-telling and updating existing stories, such as the `appropriation' of popular figures, inter-film adaptation (sequels and `reboots'), and development into other visual forms including graphic fiction and video games. Whether you are producing a faithful adaptation of Tolstoy's War and Peace, or planning to pair up the crime-fighting duo of Sherlock Holmes and Batman, Adaptation for Screenwriters will be your guide.
  • Game of Thrones: The Costumes

    Michele Clapton

    Product Code: CBPRB
    Hardback
    Discover the secrets behind creating the costumes for HBO's Game of Thrones in this definitive guide. From the practical layered fabrics of Winterfell to the finery of King's Landing, the costumes of Game of Thrones play an integral part in transporting viewers to the land of Westeros and beyond. This deluxe book celebrates the incredible artistry involved in creating each outfit, with beautifully detailed photographs of the costumes and behind-the-scenes details. Revealing the intricate detail and boundless imagination behind the costumes in HBO's hit original series, this book is the definitive guide to one of the most breathtaking elements of the show.
    • £48.00
    • RRP £60.00
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