A deeply textured and compelling biography of comedy giant Mel Brooks, covering his rags-to-riches life and triumphant career in television, films, and theater, from Patrick McGilligan, the acclaimed author of Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane and Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light.
Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy award-winner Mel Brooks was behind (and sometimes in front the camera too) of some of the most influential comedy hits of our time, incl
The toys are back in town! Disney*Pixar's Toy Story 4 opens a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the Toy Story gang. Catch up with much-loved toys, including Jessie, Bo Peep, Buzz, Woody, Trixie, Rex, Hamm and Slinky Dog. The ultimate companion to Disney*Pixar's highly anticipated fourth instalment in the Toy Story franchise, DK's Official Guide will cover all Toy Story 4's memorable and popular characters, plus key locations, themes and iconic moments from the movie. Directed
Do you know your Mike from your Mater? Or your Evelyn from your EVE? Dive into the wonderful world of Disney.Pixar with this colourful, fact-filled guide to your favourite Pixar characters. Find out more about the greatest and funniest heroes, villains, sidekicks and oddballs from across all 21 movies - including the newest characters from Toy Story 4.
Whether your favourite character is Woody, Dory, Lightning McQueen, Edna, Bing Bong or Dante, the Disney.Pixar Character Encyclopedia l
Gaze regimes is a bricolage of essays and interviews showcasing the experiences of women working in film, either directly as practitioners or in other areas such as curators, festival programme directors or fundraisers.
We can't shoot good pictures without good lighting, no matter how good the newest cameras are. Shooting under available light gives exposure, but lacks depth, contrast, contour, atmosphere and often separation. The story could be the greatest in the world, but if the lighting is poor viewers will assume it's amateurish and not take it seriously. Feature films and TV shows, commercials and industrial videos, reality TV and documentaries, even event and wedding videos tell stories. Good lighting c
In August 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days into the strike, the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring many more. The police insisted that they shot in self-defence.
Offers coverage ranging from basic facial makeup styles, and simple scars and gashes, to masks, molds and cast-making: the information you need to know to create vampires, zombies and other fantastical characters.
Using hundreds of drawings, this book distills the secrets of the masters into a working system in order to create a book that has become the standard work on all forms of animation for professionals, students and fans. It also includes more on animal action, invention and realism with sophisticated animation examples.