An illustrated, accessible introduction to filmmaking from a Hollywood screenwriter, producer, script consultant, and film school professor
Bringing a film to life requires skills in storytelling, the visual arts, logistics, and more. This book presents many critical principles of filmmaking, including-
. How to structure and pitch a screenplay
. How to make visible the invisible, such as backstory, motivation, and inner psychology
. Why it's best to keep your characters plunging
Featuring 666 standout metal songs from 1960 to the present day and illustrated with sleeves, flyers, posters and magazine ads, this is a feast for fans who love it loud.
666 Songs to Make You Bang Your Head Until You Die delves into the dark corners of hard rock and metal, unearthing hidden treasures and shining fresh light on old favourites.
From pioneers like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, through million-sellers like Van Halen and AC/DC, to skull-crushers like Pantera and The Prodigy, an
The Jonas Brothers are the hottest band in the world right now!
Since announcing their comeback in 2019, the boys have released their best-selling album Happiness Begins, featured in their very own Amazon documentary by the same name and been on a worldwide tour!
Most Batman fans have enjoyed the Dark Knight in comics or on the big screen and are eagerly anticipating the release of the new Justice League movie. But only real fans know the other characters who have donned the cowl in place of Bruce Wayne, or know the full origin stories of those who make up the rogues gallery. 100 Things Batman Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans, whether you're a comic book collector, an aficionado of Christopher Nolan's films, or
Every Spider-Man fan knows Peter Parker's origin story, knows about his clashes with the Green Goblin, and is eager to see actor Tom Holland don the red and blue suit on the big screen. But do you know the genesis of Venom or the Sinister Six? Have you ever tried Aunt May's famous wheatcakes? 100 Things Spider-Man Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the character. Whether you re a die-hard comic book reader from the Silver Age or a new follower of the
Helping graphic designers expand their 2D skills into the 3D space The trend in graphic design is towards 3D, with the demand for motion graphics, animation, photorealism, and interactivity rapidly increasing. And with the meteoric rise of iPads, smartphones, and other interactive devices, the design landscape is changing faster than ever.