Movie Speak

From why the Assistant Director calls “wrap” to the real reason Hollywood stars began wearing sunglasses, Movie Speak offers tricks of the trade learned over decades in Hollywood—to help you crack the code of the movie business.

Movie Speak

Movie Speak

“Movie Speak won’t guarantee you a job, but having a knowledge of the industry terms will fool everyone into thinking you own the place.” — Steven Spielberg “Finally a book that celebrates the process—the dynamic web of people, technique, and artistry—underneath every foot of celluloid.” —Jodie Foster Uncover the secret language of movie-making in a handbook for film buffs and language-lovers, as well as anyone who aspires to break into the business, with hundreds of essential terms, explained. Opening a window into the fascinatingly technical, odd, colorful, and mysterious working language of movies, Oscar-winning producer, actor, and director Tony Bill sheds light on the hugely complex process of making a film, as well as on the hierarchies between the cast and crew and the on-set etiquette of any movie production. From why the Assistant Director calls “wrap” to the real reason Hollywood stars began wearing sunglasses, Movie Speak offers tricks of the trade learned over decades in Hollywood—to help you crack the code of the movie business.

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Movie Speak
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Tony Bill
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-08 - Publisher: Workman Publishing

“Movie Speak won’t guarantee you a job, but having a knowledge of the industry terms will fool everyone into thinking you own the place.” — Steven Spielberg “Finally a book that celebrates the process—the dynamic web of people, technique, and artistry—underneath every foot of celluloid.” —Jodie Foster Uncover the secret
Movie Moguls Speak
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Steven Priggé
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: McFarland

In the film world today, there is extraordinary attention paid to actors, actresses and directors, yet the producers who gave many of them their first breaks and helped mold their careers have managed to remain outside the limelight. This work covers producers who gave early breaks to actors and actresses
Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2004
Language: en
Pages: 962
Authors: Roger Ebert
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

A collection of every movie review the popular, Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic has done from January 2001 to mid-June 2003 includes the past year's interviews and essays, as well as reviews from all the major film festivals, his biweekly "Questions for the Movie Answer Man," and more. Original.
The Message Behind the Movie
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Douglas M. Beaumont
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-01 - Publisher: Moody Publishers

Some Christians denounce nearly every move that Hollywood produces; others celebrate even the most morally and artistically questionable. While most Christians can agree on the cultural importance of films, very few are able to interpret movies with insight and understanding. Apologetics professor and film lover Doug Beaumont wants moviegoers to
Orson Welles's Last Movie
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Josh Karp
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-21 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Journalist Josh Karp shines a spotlight on the making of The Other Side of the Wind—the final unfinished film from the auteur of Citizen Kane in Orson Welles’s Last Movie, the basis of Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville’s Netflix Original Documentary, They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead. In the summer of

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