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Cinema industry books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Cinema industry category. Presented with a red border are the Cinema industry books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cinema industry books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


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Main Street Movies The History of Local Film in the United States by Martin Johnson Main Street Movies The History of Local Film in the United States

See yourself in the movies! Prior to the advent of the home movie camera and the ubiquitousness of the camera phone, there was the local film. This cultural phenomenon, produced across the country from the 1890s to the 1950s, gave...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/01/2018

Main Street Movies The History of Local Film in the United States by Martin Johnson Main Street Movies The History of Local Film in the United States

See yourself in the movies! Prior to the advent of the home movie camera and the ubiquitousness of the camera phone, there was the local film. This cultural phenomenon, produced across the country from the 1890s to the 1950s, gave...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/01/2018

Local Movie Supply in the German Motion Picture Industry An Industrial Organization Perspective by Florian Kumb Local Movie Supply in the German Motion Picture Industry An Industrial Organization Perspective

The author shows that the characteristics of local movies, public film funding, and the local film financing network are major reasons for the low international competitiveness of Germany's motion picture industry.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2018

The British Cinema Boom, 1909-1914 A Commercial History by Jon Burrows The British Cinema Boom, 1909-1914 A Commercial History

This book examines why thousands of cinemas opened in Britain in the space of a few years before the start of the First World War. This account also takes a new look at the development of film distribution, the emergence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction by Geoffrey (Honorary Professorial Fellow in the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London) Nowell-Smith The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction
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In this Very Short Introduction Geoffrey Nowell-Smith defines the field of cinema, and explores its fascinating history within the cultural and aesthetic sphere. Considering the influences of the other art forms from which it arose, he looks at how technological...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2017

The British Horror Film from the Silent to the Multiplex by Ian Fryer The British Horror Film from the Silent to the Multiplex

This is the story of the British horror film, with biographies of the stars, directors, and film studios, incisive reviews of key films, and a complete history of the genre. For everyone from beginners to film buffs, from silent movies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Cartoons in Hard Times The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932-1945 by Tracey (University of Leeds, UK) Mollet Cartoons in Hard Times The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932-1945
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Cartoons in Hard Times provides a comprehensive analysis of the short subject animation released by the Walt Disney and Warner Brothers from 1932 and 1945, one of the most turbulent periods in Unites States history. Through a combination of content...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Jews, Nazis and the Cinema of Hungary The Tragedy of Success, 1929-44 by David Frey Jews, Nazis and the Cinema of Hungary The Tragedy of Success, 1929-44

Demonstrates how the transnational process of forging an industry designed to define a national culture proved particularly contentious and surprisingly contradictory in the heyday of racial nationalism and antisemitism. This title details the interplay of Hungarian cultural and political elites,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Coming Soon

Hollywood Economist The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies by Edward Jay Epstein Hollywood Economist The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

A History of Film by Virginia Wright Wexman, Sara Hall A History of Film
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Columbia Pictures Portrait of a Studio by Bernard F. Dick Columbia Pictures Portrait of a Studio

The recent $3.4 billion purchase of Columbia Pictures by Sony Corporation focused attention on a studio that had survived one of Hollywood's worst scandals under David Begelman, as well as ownership by Coca-Cola and David Puttnam's misguided attempt to bring...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

MGM by Tino (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA) Balio MGM
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This is the first comprehensive history of MGM from its origins in 1905 to the present. Following a straightforward chronology corresponding to specific periods of film industry history, each chapter describes how successive managements adjusted their production strategies and business...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

MGM by Tino (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA) Balio MGM
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This is the first comprehensive history of MGM from its origins in 1905 to the present. Following a straightforward chronology corresponding to specific periods of film industry history, each chapter describes how successive managements adjusted their production strategies and business...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

Biz The Basic Business, Legal & Financial Aspects of the Film Industry by Schuyler M. Moore Biz The Basic Business, Legal & Financial Aspects of the Film Industry


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses A Cross-National Perspective by Eva Bakoy Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses A Cross-National Perspective

This edited collection focuses on successful small and medium-sized film and television companies in Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The contributors explore case studies of businesses that have prospered over a period of at least five years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

The Insider's Guide to Independent Film Distribution by Stacey Parks The Insider's Guide to Independent Film Distribution

Innovation in technology means that almost anyone can make an independent film these days. Although this may be good news for aspiring filmmakers, it also means that the oversupply of independent films on the market has caused acquisition prices to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers by Joseph N. Cohen Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers

Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/05/2017

Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers by Joseph N. Cohen Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers

Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Film Marketing by Finola (Kings College London, UK.) Kerrigan Film Marketing
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The role of the film marketer is both vital and challenging. Promotion is one of the industry's biggest costs, with the campaign of a large film costing up to half its production budget. Box office results, however, are wildly unpredictable:...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017

Film Marketing by Finola (Kings College London, UK.) Kerrigan Film Marketing
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The role of the film marketer is both vital and challenging. Promotion is one of the industry's biggest costs, with the campaign of a large film costing up to half its production budget. Box office results, however, are wildly unpredictable:...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2017

Voices of Labor Creativity, Craft, and Conflict in Global Hollywood by Dr. Michael, PhD Curtin Voices of Labor Creativity, Craft, and Conflict in Global Hollywood
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Motion pictures are made, not mass produced, requiring a remarkable collection of skills, self-discipline, and sociality-all of which are sources of enormous pride among Hollywood's craft and creative workers. The interviews collected here showcase the ingenuity, enthusiasm, and aesthetic pleasures...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2017

Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order by Jonathan Buchsbaum Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order

Jonathan Buchsbaum examines the movements that have emerged in opposition to the homogenizing force of Hollywood in global filmmaking. Exception Taken details how France sought to strengthen support for its film industry and designed strategies to protect the audiovisual industries...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2017

Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order by Jonathan Buchsbaum Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order

Jonathan Buchsbaum examines the movements that have emerged in opposition to the homogenizing force of Hollywood in global filmmaking. Exception Taken details how France sought to strengthen support for its film industry and designed strategies to protect the audiovisual industries...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/01/2017

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