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How the Essay Film Thinks

Paperback, 02/06/2017, £29.49
£26.54
Today, the essay film has become a key cultural reference point. This book shows how the essay film's disjunctive method comes to be realized at the level of medium, montage, genre, temporality, sound, narration, and framing. It situates the essayistic urge within processes of filmic thinking that thrive in gaps.

Place of Artists' Cinema Space, Site and Screen

Paperback, 01/05/2009, £30.00
£27.00
Contemporary art practice has been marked by a renewed emphasis on both the moving image and the politics of place. This book identifies a recurrent concern with site and space in artists' film and video, extending from the avant-garde revivals of the 1960s. It provides an analysis of changing exhibition structures and readings of many works.

Avid Handbook: Advanced Techniques, Strategies, and Survival Information for Avid Editing Systems

Paperback, 01/09/2008, £38.99
£35.09
Offering workflow efficiencies for the experienced editor, this title teaches you the hows and whys of operating the system in order to reach streamlined, creative end solutions. It includes information on HD formats and workflows, color-correction and grading capability enhancements, and MXF media standardization.

Chambers Film Fact Finder

Paperback, 19/06/2006, £9.99
£6.99
An essential guide to the world of movies

Story Sense

7, 01/01/1996, £38.99
£27.29
Suitable for a course in screenwriting. This book provides specific strategies for writing story, character, and script. It is useful as a working manual for screenwriters and offers hands-on advice for solving the many problems that crop up as the work progresses. It also includes examples of script format, a glossary of film terms, and more.

Sleazoid Express: A Mind-Twisting Tour Through the Grindhouse Cinema of Times Square

Paperback, 01/12/2002, £16.99
£11.89
Synopsis coming soon.......

Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

Paperback, 01/07/2008, £14.99
£13.49
Helps to learn the secrets of successfully marketing and selling your film at more than 1,000 film festivals around the world, including the best ones for indie, documentary, short, student, digital, animation and more. This title reveals how to get a film accepted and what to do after acceptance.

Cinema's Illusions, Opera's Allure

Paperback, 01/10/2003, £17.99
£16.19
From Richard Wagner and George Lucas to Alfred Hitchcock and Maria Callas, Schroeder provides a fascinating account of one medium on another and demonstrates that opera can be found lurking in the background of a wide range of films.

White Zombie: Anatomy of a Horror Film

Paperback, 01/03/2006, £31.50
£28.35
The 1932 horror film "White Zombie" starring Bela Lugosi has received controversial attention from film reviewers and scholars - but it is unarguably a cult classic worthy of study. This book analyzes the film text from nearly every possible viewpoint, using both academic and popular film theories.

Hitler and Film: The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion

Hardback, 02/03/2018, £25.00
£22.50
An expose of Hitler's relationship with film and his influence on the film industry

Real Gaze: Film Theory after Lacan

Paperback, 03/01/2008, £24.05
£21.65

Looking Machine: Essays on Cinema, Anthropology and Documentary Filmmaking

Paperback, 11/01/2019, £19.99
£17.99
This book of essays brings together his latest ideas on filming, documentary, anthropology and the art of cinema, based on his practice as an award-winning maker of ethnographic films. -- .

Media Labs: what you need to know

Paperback, 01/10/2018, £14.99
£13.49
A unique and essential guide to Media Labs, spaces where new media, art and technology often come together. Gives advice on where they are, what they offer for digital media production and training and how to apply. Includes history and discussion of Media Labs and how they will play a key part in the digital world now and in the future.

George Clooney

Paperback, 02/05/2019, £21.99
£19.79
"First published in Great Britain 2019 by Bloomsbury on behalf of the British Film Institute."

Introduction to Film

Paperback, 21/04/2016, £32.99
£29.69
This core textbook offers a concise yet complete introduction to film, responding to shifts in the medium while addressing all of the main approaches that inform film studies.

Understanding Film Theory

Paperback, 04/09/2017, £29.99
£26.99

Transnational Cinema: An Introduction

Paperback, 09/02/2018, £27.99
£25.19

Inside Track for Independent Filmmakers: Get Your Movie Made, Get Your Movie Seen

Paperback, 07/01/2015, £20.99
£18.89
Leipzig, past president of National Geographic Films and a former senior executive at Disney, reveals insider secrets, step-by-step instructions, and timesaving shortcutsNeverything one needs to approach financiers, actors, agents, and distributors like a savvy professional.

Film Experience

Paperback, 21/12/2017, £50.99
£45.89

Film Art: An Introduction 12ed

Paperback, 08/01/2019, £59.99
£53.99

Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer

Paperback, 29/06/2018, £24.00
£18.00
"With a new introduction: Rethinking trancendental style"--Title page.

Schrader on Schrader

Paperback, 04/03/2004, £18.99
£15.00
Provides a set of dialogues with one of the writer-directors in American film.

Film Studies: The Basics

Paperback, 11/07/2013, £18.99
£17.09
Now in its second edition, Film Studies: The Basics continues to provide a concise but complete introduction to the study of film. Every chapter has been revised and new illustrations and examples are included to bring the book up-to-date ensuring that Film Studies: the Basics remains the ideal starting point for anyone interested in the way we think about cinema and film.

Thunderbook: The World of Bond According to Smersh Pod

Hardback, 07/11/2019, £16.99
£15.29
Thunderbook: The World of Bond According to Smersh Pod affectionately examines Bond with tongue firmly in cheek and elbow dug in ribs. Join John Rain as he goes film-by-film through the Bond saga as he points out all the good, the bad, and the double-taking pigeons contained within Bond's half-century of world domination.

Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood

Paperback, 06/02/2020, £18.99
£17.09
Here is director Roman Polanski, both predator and prey, haunted by the savage murder of his wife, returning to Los Angeles, where the seeds of his own self-destruction are quickly planted. Here too is Robert Towne's fabled script, widely considered the greatest original screenplay ever written.

Spirited Away

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

FILM STUDIES: AN INTRODUCTION: TEACH YOURSELF

Paperback, 30/07/2015, £12.99
£11.69
'A perfect balance between clarity and intellectual complexity' Sight and Sound. Written by a leading expert and practising university teacher, Film Studies gives you all the key knowledge and information you need to understand film studies quickly and easily.

The Big Lebowski

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Memoirs and Misinformation

Hardback, 07/07/2020, £20.00
£18.00

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Thelma & Louise

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Cleo de 5 a 7

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Performance

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Ratcatcher

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Mother India

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

La dolce vita

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Do the Right Thing

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Touch of Evil

Paperback, 28/05/2020, £11.99
£10.79
A study of Orson Welles' classic 1958 noir movie Touch of Evil in the BFI Film Classics series.

Movie Posters: The History of Cinema from the Origins to the Present

Hardback, 01/10/2020, £30.00
£27.00
This book focuses on some of the finest movie posters ever produced - some because of the originality of their design, others because of their success to withdraw attention and making a film seem unmissable.

Cars on Film: A Celebration of Cars at the Movies

Paperback, 16/10/2020, £14.99
£13.49
Celebrating the cars that took starring roles cars at the movies

Hollywood Wants to Kill You: The Peculiar Science of Death in the Movies

Paperback, 01/08/2020, £8.99
£8.09
The hilarious new popular science book from the bestselling authors of the Sunday Times Book of the Year Science(ish)

The Big Sleep

Paperback, 12/11/2020, £11.99
£10.79

Terminator

Paperback, 06/05/2021, £11.99
£10.79

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Paperback, 02/04/2015, £41.99
£37.79
Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory analyzes all aural aspects of cinema using several approaches: feminism, genre studies, post-colonialism, psychoanalysis, and queer theory. In her analysis of each sound track, Walker brings together film studies, musicology, history, politics, and culture in an accessible yet rigorous way.

Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity

Paperback, 08/12/2016, £25.99
£23.39

Jazz Noir: Listening to Music from "Phantom Lady" to "The Last Seduction"

Hardback, 30/03/2002, £52.00
£46.80
The film noir of the 1940s are as different from the film noir of the 1950s as the jazz of the 1940s is from the jazz of the 1950s, and Jazz Noir provides a unique and valuable study of a rich aesthetic synergy.

 

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