Filmmaking

Filmmaking books covering Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing, Screenwriting, Postproduction, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and all aspects of the filmmaking process. Focal Press is an imprint of Routledge

Our filmmaking books are filled with practical hands-on information, dealing with cutting-edge and converging technologies and written by the best in the business. No matter what your filmmaking interest is or your skill level, we have the tools to help you master your craft.

 

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  • Accessible Filmmaking: Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process book cover

    Accessible Filmmaking

    Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Romero-Fresco

    Translation, accessibility and the viewing experience of foreign, deaf and blind audiences has long been a neglected area of research within film studies. The same applies to the film industry, where current distribution strategies and exhibition platforms severely underestimate the audience that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera: An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers book cover

    Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera

    An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Joel Schlemowitz

    Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera is an introductory guide to experimental filmmaking, surveying the practical methods of experimental film production as well as the history, theory, and aesthetics of experimental approaches. Author Joel Schlemowitz explains the basic mechanism…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Film on Video: A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film book cover

    Film on Video

    A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Kemp

    Film on Video: A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film is an accessible guide to making video captured on a camcorder, DSLR camera, smartphone, action camera or cinema camera look like it was shot on motion-picture celluloid film.  Chapter by chapter, Jonathan Kemp introduces the reader…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

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  • Sheni Kruger, Editor, Filmmaking

    Sheni Kruger is a commissioning editor on the Focal Press/Routledge Filmmaking list. She commissions globally in the areas of production, cinematography, directing, and screenwriting and outside the US in the areas of documentary, producing, business/law, marketing/distribution, and television. Sheni welcomes proposals for academic textbooks in these areas, as well as books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.

  • Emma Tyce, Editor, Filmmaking

    Emma Tyce is a commissioning editor on the Focal Press/Routledge filmmaking and video list. She commissions globally in the areas of postproduction, editing, motion graphics, visual effects, 3D/VR, and sound, and in the US in the areas of documentary, producing, business/law, marketing/distribution, and television. Emma welcomes proposals for academic textbooks in these areas, as well as proposals for books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.

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