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New and Published Books

  1. Music Editing for Film and Television

    The Art and the Process

    By Steven Saltzman

    Making music for the movies is a complicated, involved, and challenging process. Music Editing for Film and Television covers the practical skills needed to successfully hone your craft. Through an overview of the music editing process, this book will equip you with detailed techniques to solve...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Focal Press

  2. The Art Direction Handbook for Film & Television

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Rizzo

    In this new and expanded edition of The Art Direction Handbook, author Michael Rizzo now covers art direction for television, in addition to updated coverage of film design. This comprehensive, professional manual details the set-up of the art department and the day-to-day job duties: scouting for...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Focal Press

  3. The VES Handbook of Visual Effects

    Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Susan Zwerman, Jeffrey A. Okun

    The award-winning VES Handbook of Visual Effects remains the most complete guide to visual effects techniques and best practices available today. This new edition has been updated to include the latest, industry-standard techniques, technologies, and workflows that are ever-evolving in the fast...

    Published August 24th 2014 by Focal Press

  4. Directing the Documentary

    6th Edition

    By Michael Rabiger

    Directing the Documentary, Sixth Edition is the definitive book on the form, offering time-tested principles to help you master the craft. Ideal for documentary courses as well as aspiring and established documentary filmmakers, this book has it all, with in-depth lessons and insider perspectives...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Focal Press

  5. Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect

    4th Edition

    By Claudia H Johnson

    Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect, Fourth Edition stands alone among screenwriting books by emphasizing that human connection, though often overlooked, is as essential to writing effective screenplays as conflict. This groundbreaking book will show you how to advance and deepen your...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Focal Press

  6. Location Audio Simplified

    Capturing Your Audio... and Your Audience

    By Dean Miles

    From the basics of using camera, handheld, lavalier, and shotgun microphones to camera calibration and mixer set-ups, Location Audio Simplified unlocks the secrets to clean and clear broadcast quality audio no matter what challenges you face. Author Dean Miles applies his twenty-plus years of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Focal Press

  7. Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics

    Advanced Techniques for Editors

    By Tom Wolsky

    Interested in taking your Final Cut skills to the next level? Ready to hook your clients and keep them coming back for more? Then look no further than the latest from Final Cut guru Tom Wolsky. Picking up where the intro-level books leave off, Final Cut Pro X Beyond the Basics is brimming with...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Focal Press

  8. Film Genre for the Screenwriter

    By Jule Selbo

    Film Genre for the Screenwriter is a practical study of how classic film genre components can be used in the construction of a screenplay. Based on Jule Selbo’s popular course, this accessible guide includes an examination of the historical origins of specific film genres, how and why these genres...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Producing Great Sound for Film and Video

    Expert Tips from Preproduction to Final Mix, 4th Edition

    By Jay Rose

    In Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, Fourth Edition audio guru Jay Rose revises his popular text for a new generation of filmmakers. You’ll learn practical, time-saving ways to get better recordings, solve problems with existing audio, create compelling tracks, and boost your filmmaking to...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Focal Press

  10. Book of Sides

    Original, Short Scenes for Actors and Directors

    By Dave Kost

    Looking for fresh, original scenes for your fast-paced acting or directing class? Tired of the same old material everyone recognizes? Want the flexibility to play any character in any scene? Book of Sides: Original, Short Scenes for Actors and Directors offers scenes that are considerably shorter...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Focal Press