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Projections 12: Filmmakers on Film Schools

By John Boorman & Walter Donohue (Editors)

In the 1960s film schools sprang up around the globe and since then one-time student film-makers such as Milos Forman and Martin Scorsese have enriched world cinema. Yet when young upstarts such as Qu...

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Action/Cut Filmmaking Deluxe Video & DVD Pro Collection

By Action/Cut Filmmaking Seminars

Action/Cut Filmmaking Industry Seminars has produced its acclaimed seminar experience as a 12-hour intensive workshop on VHS tapes and DVDs available to everyone wishing for a comprehensive study of t...

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

By Karin Kelly, Tom Edgar

Thinking about going to film school? Don't send in that application just yet--first read this book, the definitive guide to film schools around the country. The 26 institutions reviewed are rated acco...

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Breaking In : How 20 Film Directors Got Their Start

By Nicholas Jarecki

A collection with a broad group of directors on just how they get their first films made. The mix of directors includes Hollywood heavy-weights like Barry Sonnenfeld and John Carpenter, as well as ind...

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Breaking & Entering: Land Your First Job in Film Production

By April Fitzsimmons

April Fitzsimmons' Breaking & Entering: Land Your First Job in Film Productionis a useful, informative and practical career guide to breaking into film or television production and having a good time ...

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The Complete Guide to American Film Schools and Cinema and Television Courses

By Ernest Pintoff

This book lists all Film/TV schools and colleges by state. It has many-many different options listed: from community colleges to the grad schools. However, it does not provide more specific info about...

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How to Make it in Hollywood : Second Edition

By Linda Buzzell

Renowned psychotherapist and career counselor Linda Buzzell is the expert in knowing how to create and develop a career in Hollywood. With this book, she shows you how to look at your personality, you...

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All You Need to Know About the Movie and TV Business

By Gail Resnik & Scott Trost

From getting the necessary training and understanding the intricate responsibilities of everyone behind or in front of the camera to getting your first break and avoiding career-specific pitfalls, All...

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