Movie Making Manual
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
Filmmaking is the process of making a film. The nature of the film determines the size and type of crew required during filmmaking. This manual is intended as a complete guide to filmmaking, the emphasis is on the practical.
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by Thomas Elsaesser - Amsterdam University Press
In the face of renewed competition from Hollywood since the early 1980s, independent filmmaking in Europe has begun to re-invent itself. This book presents a broader framework for understanding the forces at work since the 1960s.
by Michael Walker - Amsterdam University Press
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by Roland Reiter - Transcript-Verlag
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by Thomas Elsaesser et al. - Amsterdam University Press
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