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Production Publications


The Electronic Mailbox's Desktop Video Handbook Online
Information about getting started in the world of Desk Top Video (DTV). The info is in a Question and Answer dialog format and the page provides a list of DTV jumps for additional pages.
Digital Cinematography
by Ben de Leeuw
Directing Television and Film
by Alan Armer.
Film Production Technique
Bruce Mamer, Minneapolis Community College
Getting Started in Film
Information about American Film Institute book of interviews with people in the business of making films.
Hollywood Film Institute Bookstore
HFI's Online Bookstore carries books on all aspects of film and television production.
Independent Feature Film Production
by Gregory Goodell
Lone Eagle Publishing's Film Production Books
Information about several books concerned with various aspects of film production.
Marketing with Video
by Hal Landen.
The Megahit Screenplays
by Richard Michaels.
Presents principles of story construction that can be used in the development of popular movies. It analyzes techniques and offers stimulating ideas that will be helpful in the creative process. It is written for the writers, directors and producers who want to create commercially successful films. The fundamentals of dramatic structure, the human emotions, and the construction of humorous characters and situations are explained, with examples drawn from some of the most popular motion pictures ever produced.
Michael Wiese Productions
Books to help film and video professionals find success with their productions.
NUTZ & BOLTZ
NUTZ & BOLTZ details all aspects of 16 & 35mm Film Editing and Sound Editing, plus a section on Offline Video Editing.
Producer's Masterguide
Info about the International Production Manual for Motion Picture, Broadcast -Television, Commercials, Cable and Videotape Industries. Published & Updated Annually since 1979.
Publishing Digital Video, 2nd Edition
by Jan Ozer
Samuel French Theater and Film Bookshops
A division of Samuel French, Inc., the world's oldest play publisher and authors' agent. Caters to the film and theatre professional, students, and enthusiasts; Offers books on film, screenwriting, the motion picture industry, and other performing art s, as well as the largest selection of plays in the world.
Screenwriters and Playwrights Home Page
This page, maintained by Charlie Deemer, is frequently updated and designed to meet the special needs of screenwriters and playwrights.
Screen Writings: Texts and Scripts from Independent Films
Information about Scott MacDonald's book which contains scripts by Hollis Frampton, Morgan Fisher, William Greaves, Michael Snow, Peter Rose, Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen, Su Friedrich, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and Yvonne Rainer. MacDonald introduces and contextualizes each text while also providing bibliographies and filmographies.
Videomaker's Online Camcorder and Desktop Video Site
Videomaker's mission is to "democratize and enrich television by educating, inspiring, and informing." Topics covered: video production, distribution and viewing to users and providers of video technology; they publish magazines, newsletters and books; produce television programs, videotapes and compact disks; conduct expositions; and administer on-line services.
Video Basics
by Herbert Zettl, San Francisco State.
Writing the Screenplay: TV and Film
by Alan Armer.


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