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Encyclopedia of Television Film DirectorsFrom live productions of the 1950s like Requiem for a Heavyweight to big budget mini-series like Band of Brothers, long-form television programs have been helmed by some of the most creative and accomplished names in directing. Encyclopedia of Television Film Directors brings attention to the directors of these productions, citing every director of stand alone long-form television programs: made for TV movies, movie-length pilots, mini-series, and feature-length anthology programs, as well as dr…

Encyclopedia of Indian CinemaCovering the full range of Indian cinema, from Hindi musicals to the impressive diversity of regional Indian Art Cinemas, this edition of the reference text includes expanded coverage of mainstream productions from the 1970s to the 1990s….

The Encyclopedia of Film ComposersFor more than a century, original music has been composed for the cinema. From the early days when live music accompanied silent films to the present in which a composer can draw upon a full orchestra or a lone synthesizer to embody a composition, music has been an integral element of most films. By the late 1930s, movie studios had established music departments, and some of the greatest names in film music emerged during Hollywood’s Golden Age, including Alfred Newman, Max Steiner, Dimitri Ti…

Storyboarding Essentials: SCAD Creative Essentials (How to Translate Your Story to the Screen for Film, TV, and Other Media)A comprehensive guide to visual storytelling from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), one of the world’s leaders in sequential arts instruction. Storyboarding is the process of graphically organizing a project–a motion picture, animation, motion graphic, or interactive media sequence–in order to translate artists’ ideas from story to screen. Whether you’re a filmmaker, animator, ad director, writer, or video-game artist–storyboarding is a skill that is absolutely critical. Storyboardin…

Slang: A must for Television Viewers, Film Directors and Script Writerson one rare occasion when Reg and his best friend Steve Tully did watch television they both noticed a lot of slang had crept into the English and American scripts. This gave them the idea to write this book “SLANG”, so ordinary English and American people could understand the slang phrases used by the underworld characters in television programmes, i.e. ‘Minder’, ‘The Professionals’ and American gangster films etc. This book will be invaluable to directors and scriptwriters, on both…

The Laurel & Hardy EncyclopediaReissued in a more accessible format, this thorough reference includes synopses and critiques of all Laurel & Hardy films as well as comprehensive biographical information on both funny men. It also covers their influences, from Valentino to music hall; details of the duo’s solo film careers; stage, radio, and television appearances; and the co-stars, directors, and gagmen behind the partnership. Illustrated with stills and promotional artwork, more than 600 entries provide the opportunity for…

The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth editionWith well over 6,300 articles, including over 500 new entries, this fourth edition of The Encyclopedia of British Film is a fully updated invaluable reference guide to the British film industry. It is the most authoritative volume yet, stretching from the inception of the industry to the present day, with detailed listings of the producers, directors, actors and studios behind a century or so of great British cinema. Brian McFarlane’s meticulously researched guide is the definitive companion for…

The Queer Encyclopedia of Film and TelevisionFrom Hollywood films to TV soap operas, from Vegas extravaganzas to Broadway theater to haute couture, this comprehensive encyclopedia contains over 200 entries and 200 photos that document the irrepressible impact of queer creative artists on popular culture.How did Liberace’s costumes almost kill him? Which lesbian comedian spent her high school years as “the best white cheerleader in Detroit?” For these answers and more, fans can dip into The Queer Encyclopedia of Film, Theater, and Pop…

Encyclopedia of  Arab Women FilmakersArab women filmmakers: Who are they? What drives them? What are their experiences in a male-dominated profession? How do they function within the contexts – and constraints – of patriarchal societies? The answers are complex and sometimes surprising, as complex and surprising as the vastly different films these women direct. In this unprecedented book, Rebecca Hillauer assembles a comprehensive and penetrating look into the history of Arab women’s filmmaking, as well as the political and socia…