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Film Production Management 101 Management and Coordination in a Digital Age Film Production Management 101 Management and Coordination in a Digital Age
Second Edition
Deborah Patz
In effect, Film Production Management 101 is two books in one: a detailed insider's guide for production managers and another one for production coordinators. With an entertaining "nuts and bolts" approach, Deb Patz takes you on a journey from prep to post and even on to the audit with insider tips on budgets, cost reports, cash flows, interim financing, script revisions, location management, production insurance, completion bonds and much, much more! 36 in-depth chapters are complimented with more than 70 additional pages of essential forms. Softcover, $47.95. (www.debpatz.com/pm101.htm)

Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal DialogueFight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue

John Kreng
This book is instructional, informative and entertaining, and focuses on every important element involved in fight choreography, from basic philosophies, initial concept and planning, to filming, editing, adding special effects, and sound mixing the final product. The book is not only an indispensable resource for filmmakers, but will also interest film buffs who want to learn how great fight sequences are made so they can better appreciate the action. Softcover, 508 pp. $43.95.

The Full BurnThe Full Burn
Kevin Conley
In The Full Burn, acclaimed journalist Kevin Conley goes inside one of the coolest and most dangerous jobs in the world. With full access to legends of the field, he gives a passenger-seat view of the stuntman's life: the history, the culture, and the tricks of the trade, showing how - and why - stuntmen do what they do. Softcover, 218 pp. $20.00.


Kathryn McFarlane
Spanning all of Ontario, but with a focus on Toronto, the Fonebook is the premier directory for this city's film and television industry. Easy to navigate and compact in size, this is the perfect reference for the set and the office. No matter what aspect of film production you work in, you will definitely want the Fonebook in order to stay connected and employed. Coil-bound, $28.00.

Film School Confidential: The Insider's Guide to Film SchoolsFilm School Confidential: The Insider's Guide to Film Schools

Tom Edgar & Karin Kelly
Film school survivors Tom Edgar and Karin Kelly will provide readers with objective and ruthless evaluations of the twenty-nine best film school programs across the country. Learn where to find real hands-on filmmaking experience. Film School Confidential gives readers the scoop to get ahead of the game. Softcover, 308 pp. $18.50.

The Grip BookThe Grip Book

Third Edition
Michael G. Uva
The Grip Book has been widely used for years by beginners and experienced key grips alike as both a learning tool and a handly reference. It clearly details and illustrates all the equipment used by motion picture film technicians, on stage as well as on location. Uva shares many makeshift solutions developed over his 25+ years in the film and TV industry. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and restructured to include cranes, jibs, arms, and dollies as well as tips on rigging on stage or location. Also included is an instructional DVD. Softcover, 400 pp. $51.95.

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This Business of MusicThis Business of Music
10th Edition
M. William Kraxilovsky and Sydney Shemel
This new edition, brought right up-to-date to include new advances in digital technology, is the most comprehensive source of information on almost every aspect of today's evolving music industry. Essential reading for anyone working, or thinking about working in the music business. Hardcover, 526 pp. $37.50.

Uva's Guide to Cranes, Dollies, and Remote HeadsUva's Guide to Cranes, Dollies, and Remote Heads
Michael G. Uva & Sabrina Uva
Uva's Guide to Cranes, Dollies, and Remote Heads
offers the practicing grip a streamlined reference to all of the latest equipment -- what it is, where to find it, and how to use it. Directors, producers, and camerapersons, as well as a host of production personnel, will find this handy reference a "must-have." Softcover, 337 pp. $47.95.

Script Supervision & Film ContinuityScript Supervising and Film Continuity
Third Edition
Pat P. Miller
This definitive handbook explains how a script is transformed into a motion picture or television program. Readers will learn the methodology and craft of the script supervisor, who ensures that the continuity of a film, its logical progression, is coherent. $43.95.

Uva's Rigging GuideUva's Rigging Guide for Studio and Location
Michael G Uva
Sabrina Uva
Readers of Mike Uva's Grip Book who are interested in more detailed information on the work of the grip department will welcome his new rigging manual, clearly detailing all the ways to mount cameras and lights both on a set as well as on location. $73.50.

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