Tales from the Front lines of Indie Film and other assorted tips for the beginning moviemaker has 19 articles, cautionary tales, and Making Of chronicles from award winning filmmaker Peter John Ross,... More > director of "Horrors of War" and several Sonnyboo Productions. A perfect book for the aspiring Camcorder Kubricks and Backyard Spielbergs just starting out.< Less
A STRATEGIC GUIDE TO INDEPENDENT FILMMAKING and all the INSIDER TRICKS you can't possibly learn anywhere else.
**All from prominent indie filmmakers and festival staff.**
This book... More > is designed to help the inexperienced (and experienced) filmmaker go from zero to Park City while optimizing their chances of succeeding in the world of truly independent film.
+ EMAIL ACCESS and help for your specific film!
+ INTERVIEWS WITH YOUR HERO FILMMAKERS and FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS…
Including CHRIS MCQUARRIE (The Usual Suspects/Way of the Gun/Valkyrie), DAVID HAYTER (X-Men/X-Men2/Watchmen), HENRIETTE MANTEL (An Unreasonable Man: The Ralph Nader Story/Producer/Director), MARK PELLINGTON (Going All The Way/Cold Case/Henry Poole Is Here), DAN MIRVISH (Slamdance Co-Founder/Writer/Director), PETER BAXTER (Slamdance Co-Founder/Producer), AMY DOTSON (IFP New York), and MORE! ----
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[Note: This book is neither authorized nor endorsed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.]
"AND THE OSCAR® GOES TO..." (How does a filmmaker become an Academy... More > Award® winner?) is a unique book that offers aspiring and seasoned filmmakers essential facts to be considered when competing for an Academy Award® nomination for Best Picture, Best Director, and/or Best Screenplay. Film enthusiast and author Adrian Robbe gives an honest and illuminating overview of the Oscar® competition and the role that filmmakers have in it.
Divulging the winning trends of how to successfully posture a film to be a serious competitor at the Academy Awards®, the author discusses how each variable contributes to being nominated for and/or winning an Oscar®. Analysis of changes in the historical, cultural, and political contexts of the Hollywood film industry and how they influence Academy membership voting for winning an Oscar® are also analyzed.< Less
A collection of original compositions for Scottish snare drum by champion drummer and professional educator Andrew Hoinacki. This volume includes drum scores for the most ubiquitous marching music... More > composed for highland bagpipes and played by a majority of bands. These scores can be played by almost any Scottish-style snare drummer who possesses the most basic level of skill and fundamental knowledge. The pieces that are so literal to the melodic rhythm of each tune that simply playing the score correctly from the page will automatically improve ensemble integration.< Less