My First Movie: Take Two

My First Movie: Take Two


  • Author: Stephen Lowenstein
  • Release Date : 2008-01-15
  • Genre: Film
  • File Size: 3053289 Bytes


A sequel to the critically acclaimed My First Movie, Stephen Lowenstein once again talks to some of our most celebrated filmmakers about their debut films. Lowenstein interviews ten directors about their career-launching film and how they got the movie off the ground: how they raised the finance, found actors, searched for locations, worked with the crew and saw the project through to completion. Filmmakers interviewed include Richard Linklater on Slacker; Alejandro González Iñárritu on Amores Perros; Terry Gilliam on Jabberwocky; and Sam Mendes on American Beauty. A wonderfully rich compendium that is lively, informative, funny, and often surprising....

Now Write! Nonfiction

Now Write! Nonfiction


  • Author: Sherry Ellis
  • Release Date : 2009-12-24
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • File Size: 1704029 Bytes


An essential handbook for nonfiction writers, featuring the trusted personal writing exercises of today's masters of creative non-fiction, including Gay Talese, Reza Aslan, John Matteson, Tilar Mazzeo, and many more! Beginners and seasoned writers alike will relish the opportunity to use the top-notch writing exercises collected in Now Write! Nonfiction culled from the personal stashes of bestselling and critically-acclaimed nonfiction authors like legendary essayist Gay Talese (Thy Neighbor's Wife), New York Times-bestselling authors Ishmael Beah (A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier) Reza Aslan (No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam), and Tilar Mazzeo (The Widow Clicquot), 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winner John Matteson (Eden's ...

A Short Guide to Writing about Art
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A Short Guide to Writing about Art


  • Author : Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015068818965


A Short Guide to Writing about Art Book Description :

Key Benefit: A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Eighth Edition,the best-selling book of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. Key Topics:This concise yet thorough guide to “seeing and saying†addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between description and analysis, writing a comparison, using peer review, documenting sources, and editing the final essay. Market:This book is a perfect complement to any art course where writing is involved...

A Short Guide to Writing about Art

A Short Guide to Writing about Art


  • Author : Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015055907722


A Short Guide to Writing about Art Book Description :

A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Seventh Edition, the best-selling text of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculpture, and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. This concise yet thorough guide to "seeing and saying" addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between description and analysis, writing a comparison, using peer review, documenting sources, and editing the final essay. This text is a perfect complement to any art course where writing is involved....

A Short Guide to Writing about Art
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A Short Guide to Writing about Art


  • Author : Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015042992373


A Short Guide to Writing about Art Book Description :

A Short Guide to Writing about Art offers invaluable advice for any art course where students write papers. It addresses a wealth of fundamental matters: description versus analysis som critical approaches to art (e.g., formal analysis, cultural materialism, gender studies) getting ideas for an essay engaging in peer review developing paragraphs organizing a comparison using bibliographic tools, including the Internet quoting sources writing captions for illustrations avoiding sexist and Eurocentric language editing the final draft documenting sources, using either The Chicago Manual of Style or The Art Bulletin style preparing for essay examinations Among the new features of the sixth edition are new guidelines for using the World Wide Web and the I...

A Short Guide to Writing about Art

A Short Guide to Writing about Art


  • Author : Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061182336


A Short Guide to Writing about Art Book Description :

This edition addresses such fundamental matters as: description versus analysis; critical approaches to art (e.g., formal analysis; cultural materialism; gender studies); getting ideas for an essay; developing paragraphs; organizing a comparison; using bibliographic tools, including the internet; writing a catalog entry; quoting sources; documenting sources, using either the Art Bulletin style or the Chicago Manual style; avoiding sexist and Eurocentric language; writing citations for illustrations; engaging in peer review; editing the final draft; writing essay examinations....

A Short Guide to Writing About Art  Global Edition
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A Short Guide to Writing About Art Global Edition


  • Author : Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781292066370


A Short Guide to Writing About Art Global Edition Book Description :

The best-selling guide to writing about art Sylvan Barnet’s A Short Guide to Writing About Art guides students through every aspect of writing about art. Students are shown how to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools they need to present their ideas through effective writing. Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, and essay examination. New to the 11th edition is a chapter on “Virtual Exhibitions: Writing Text Panels and Other Materials.”...

A Short Guide to Writing about Literature

A Short Guide to Writing about Literature


  • Author : Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106019967055


A Short Guide to Writing about Literature Book Description :

The tenth edition of A Short Guide to Writing about Literature continues to offer students sound advice on how to become critical thinkers and enrich their reading response through accessible, step-by-step instruction. This highly respected text is ideal as a supplement to any course where writing about literature or literary studies is emphasized. New to the Tenth Edition: A prefatory "Letter to Students" introduces students to the importance of writing about literature. New Chapter 1: What Is Literature, and Why Write About It? Chapter 2 features new material on critical thinking. Epigraphs have been added to the beginning of each chapter to engage the attention of students and instructors. Seventeen "Rules for Writers" have been addded to various ...

A Short Guide to Writing about Film

A Short Guide to Writing about Film


  • Author : Timothy Corrigan
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2014-07-10
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0321965248


A Short Guide to Writing about Film Book Description :

This best-selling text is a succinct guide to thinking critically and writing precisely about film. Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically. With numerous student and professional examples, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects. Moving from movie reviews to theoretical and critical essays, the text demonstrates how an analysis of a film can become more subtle and rigorous as part of a compositional process....

Writing about Art

Writing about Art


  • Author : Henry M. Sayre
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 020564578X


Writing about Art Book Description :

This straightforward guide prepares students to describe, interpret, and write about works of art in meaningful and lasting terms. Designed as a supplement to Art History survey and period texts, this efficient book features a step-by-step approach to writing–from choosing a work to write about, to essay organization, to research techniques, to footnote form, to preparing the final essay. For beginners as well as more advanced students....

A Short Guide to Writing about Literature

A Short Guide to Writing about Literature


  • Author : Sylvan Barnet
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2014-01-15
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780321971012


A Short Guide to Writing about Literature Book Description :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Part of Longman's successful Short Guide Series, A Short Guide to Writing about Literature emphasizes writing as a process and incorporates new critical approaches to writing about literature. The twelfth edition continues to offer students sound advice on how to become critical thinkers and enrich their reading response through accessible, step-by-step instruction....

How to Write About Contemporary Art

How to Write About Contemporary Art


  • Author : Gilda Williams
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780500772171


How to Write About Contemporary Art Book Description :

An essential handbook for students and professionals on writing eloquently, accurately, and originally about contemporary art How to Write About Contemporary Art is the definitive guide to writing engagingly about the art of our time. Invaluable for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, the book first navigates readers through the key elements of style and content, from the aims and structure of a piece to its tone and language. Brimming with practical tips that range across the complete spectrum of art-writing, the second part of the book is organized around its specific forms, including academic essays; press releases and news articles; texts for auction and exhibition catalogues, gallery guides and wall labels; op-ed journalism ...