Score: 3.5
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Lincoln: A Steven Spielberg Film - Discover the Story


  • Author: Disney Book Group
  • Release Date : 2012-11-13
  • Genre: General Nonfiction
  • File Size: 508398546 Bytes


***Nominated for 12 Academy Awards*** ***Exclusive David Rubel piece on the inspirational leadership of President Lincoln*** Go behind the scenes of Steven Spielberg's historical epic, 'Lincoln' with this exclusive interactive book. See how a crucial time in America's history was recreated and brought to the screen with beautiful photos, art, interviews, music, and compelling historical narrative. Created with Apple's unique iBooks Author app, the book will allow the audience to immerse themselves in Abraham Lincoln's most critical period as President of the United States. Download the book to view a clip from the film! Exclusive content includes a chapter by historian and author David Rubel and behind-the-scenes photos from the set of the film!...

Score: 4
From 243 Ratings

Les Misérables: The Musical Phenomenon


  • Author: NBCUniversal
  • Release Date : 2013-04-11
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • File Size: 612917518 Bytes


Universal Pictures is proud to release this free digital companion to the major motion picture, Les Misérables: The Musical Phenomenon.In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.This behind-the-scenes look of the artistry of the film celebrates the music, actors, photography, and cinematography of Les Misérables and features: · Exclusive interviews · Musical performances · Interactive timelines · Extensive portraiture · Screenplay excerpts · And much more! This multi-touch book, made with iBooks Author, is a must for moviegoers and provid...

Film Art  An Introduction

Film Art An Introduction


  • Author : Kristin Thompson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2012-07-06
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0073535109


Film Art An Introduction Book Description :

Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all its own. Since 1979, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson's Film Art has been the best-selling and most widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. Taking a skills-centered approach supported by examples from many periods and countries, the authors help students develop a core set of analytical skills that will enrich their understanding of any film, in any genre. In-depth examples deepen students' appreciation for how creative choices by filmmakers affect what viewers experience and how they respond. Film Art is generously illustrated with more than 1,000 frame enlargements taken directly from completed films, providing concrete illustrations of key concepts. Along with updated exa...

Film as Art

Film as Art


  • Author : Rudolf Arnheim
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1957
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520248376


Film as Art Book Description :

“More than half a century since its initial publication, this deceptively compact book remains among the most incisive analyses of the formal and perceptual dynamics of cinema. No one who cares about film can afford to remain ignorant of its insights and wisdom. As digital technology fundamentally alters motion pictures, the lessons of Film as Art commend themselves as excellent insurance against reinventing the wheel in the new media landscape and hailing it as progress.”—Edward Dimendberg author of Film Noir and the Spaces of Modernity “After more than eight decades, Rudolph Arnheim's small book of film theory remains one of the essential works in defining film art, understanding film less as reproducing the world than as opening up new pos...

Film Art

Film Art


  • Author : David Bordwell
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Motion pictures
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106010927611


Film Art Book Description :

This introduction to film art explains the techniques specific to film as a medium, discusses the principles by which entire films are constructed, and explores how these techniques and formal principles have changed over the history of moviemaking. Frame enlargements are used to illuminate concepts, and there is information on the latest film technology, such as the computer and special effects used in shooting "Jurassic Park". This edition includes a new chapter dealing with types of films and the concept of genre; and there is also a new section on "The New Hollywood" and independent film-making. In addition, there is a new appendix on selected Internet reference sites in film from the World Wide Web....

Film Art
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Film Art


  • Author : David Bordwell
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0071140735


Film Art Book Description :

This introduction to film art explains the techniques specific to film as a medium, discusses the principles by which entire films are constructed, and explores how these techniques and formal principles have changed over the history of moviemaking. Frame enlargements are used to illuminate concepts, and there is information on the latest film technology, such as the computer and special effects used in shooting Jurassic Park. This edition includes a new chapter dealing with types of films and the concept of genre; and there is also a new section on The New Hollywood and independent film-making. In addition, there is a new appendix on selected Internet reference sites in film from the World Wide Web....

The Japanese Film
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Japanese Film


  • Author : Joseph I. Anderson
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0691007926


The Japanese Film Book Description :

Tracing the development of the Japanese cinema from 1896 (when the first Kinetoscope was imported) through the golden ages of film in Japan up to today, this work reveals the once flourishing film industry and the continuing unique art of the Japanese film. Now back in print with updated sections, major revaluations, a comprehensive international bibliography, and an exceptional collection of 168 stills ranging over eight decades, this book remains the unchallenged reference for all who seek a broad understanding of the aesthetic, historical, and economic elements of motion pictures from Japan....

Film Art  An Introduction
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Film Art An Introduction


  • Author : David Bordwell
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release Date : 2009-11-25
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0073386162


Film Art An Introduction Book Description :

Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all its own. Since 1979, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson's Film Art has been the best-selling and widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. Taking a skills-centered approach supported by a wide range of examples from various periods and countries, the authors strive to help students develop a core set of analytical skills that will deepen their understanding of any film, in any genre. Frame enlargements throughout the text enable students to view images taken directly from completed films, while an optional, text-specific tutorial CD-ROM helps clarify and reinforce specific concepts addressed in the text with the use of film clips. Building on these strengths, the ninth edition a...

Film as Art

Film as Art


  • Author : Rudolf Arnheim
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1957-09
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520000358


Film as Art Book Description :

A theory of film...

The Art and Science of Cinema

The Art and Science of Cinema


  • Author : Anwar Huda
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8126903481


The Art and Science of Cinema Book Description :

The Art And Science Of Cinema Provides A Clear And Concise Study Of The Film World. The Book Deals With The Film Technology, Movie History, Great Filmmakers, Actors, Pictures & Aesthetics, Narrative, Genres, Plays And Documentaries.The Reader Will Find Exciting, Informative And Entertaining Study Of Everything Related To Film. It Also Deals With Still Photography, Production Works And Oscar Facts.Whatever Your Interest In Film, This Book Will Give You The Vital Informations And Critical Skills To Understand Films Better Than Before, As It Has Been Lavishly-Illustrated. Fact Filled Pages Make It The Most Comprehensive, Detailed And Explicit Book On The Subject.This Book Is Useful For Film Students, Actors As Well As Lovers Of World Cinema....

Dictionary of Film Terms

Dictionary of Film Terms


  • Author : Frank Eugene Beaver
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0820472980


Dictionary of Film Terms Book Description :

Textbook...

Film Art  An Introduction
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Film Art An Introduction


  • Author : Kristin Thompson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2016-01-15
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1259534952


Film Art An Introduction Book Description :

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective. Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all its own. Since 1979, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson's Film Art has been the best-selling and most widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. Taking a skills-centered approach supported by examples from many periods and countries, the authors help students develop a core set of analytical skills that will enrich their understanding of any film, in any genre. In-depth examples deepen students' appreciation for how creative choices by filmmakers affect w...