The Filmmaker's Handbook
An authoritative guide to producing, directing, shooting, editing, and distributing your video or film.
On Directing Film
A masterclass on the art of directing from the Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar nominated writer David Mamet.
Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics
The methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use throughout process of filmmaking.
How to Shoot a Feature Film for Under $10,000
Filmmaking is a war, and this book will lead you through it like no other. These pages contain information learned from years.
Cinematography: Theory and Practice covers both the artistry and craftsmanship of cinematography.
Shooting great dialogue scenes by Christopher Kenworthy. Whatever your budget, there is an exciting way to capture dialogue.
Film Directing Shot by Shot
A complete catalogue of motion picture techniques for filmmakers. It concentrates on the 'storytelling' school of filmmaking.
Sight, Sound, Motion
Describing the major aesthetic image elements, light and color, space, time-motion, sound and how they are creatively used.
Sculpting in Time
Tarkovsky sets down his thoughts and his memories, revealing the original inspirations for his extraordinary films.
Interviews of Alfred Hitchcock by film critic François Truffaut—providing insight into the cinematic method, the history of film.
Kazan on Directing
Elia Kazan was the most celebrated director of both stage and screen, and this monumental, revelatory book shows us the master at work.
Hello, He Lied
Lynda Obst offers real, practical advice to would-be professionals and reveals what she's learned in more than twenty years.