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The Movie Business Book Third Edition

Author : Jason E. Squire
ISBN : 9780743293402
Genre : Performing Arts
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Drawing from a variety of experts in an industry that has seen major technological advances since the second edition, The Movie Business Book, Third Edition, offers the most comprehensive, authoritative overview of this fascinating, global business. A must-read for industry newcomers, film students and movie buffs, this new edition features key movers and shakers, such as Tom Rothman, chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment; Michael Grillo, head of Feature Film Production at DreamWorks SKG; Sydney Pollack; Mel Brooks; and many others. A definitive sourcebook, it covers nuts-and-bolts details about financing, revenue streams, marketing, DVDs, globalization, the Internet and new technologies. All of this -- and more -- is detailed in this new edition of the classic Movie Business Book.

The Movie Business Book

Author : Jason E. Squire
ISBN : 9780743219358
Genre : Performing Arts
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Behind the glitter of Hollywood lies a high-powered, multibillion-dollar business whose workings are known only to industry insiders.InThe Movie Business Book,forty of Hollywood's most celebrated producers, directors, screenwriters, agents, lawyers, marketers, distributors, exhibitors, and deal makers reveal the secrets of their trade in personal accounts that are both highly informative and wonderfully entertaining.This new edition -- fully revised and updated for the movie industry of the '90s -- includes such unique perspectives as David Puttnam on producers, Sydney Pollack on directors, Henry Jaglom on independent filmmaking, Mike Medavoy on studio management, Richard Childs on home video, Martin Polon on new technology, and thirty-four more.

The Movie Business Book

Author : Squire, Jason E.
ISBN : 9780335220021
Genre : Performing Arts
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Drawing on the knowledge of a full spectrum of industry experts including producers, independent filmmakers, managers and financiers, the third international edition ofThe Movie Business Bookoffers a comprehensive, authoritative overview of the film industry. It features a preface written especially for the international edition, which contextualizes this definitive, state-of-the-art sourcebook for readers in the expanding global entertainment business. A must-read for anyone working in the film and entertainment industry, it covers the nuts-and-bolts of financing, revenue streams, marketing, DVDs, globalization, the Internet and new technologies. Using actual examples and advice from practitioners, this edition includes contributions from key industry players such as David Puttnam; Tom Rothman, chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment; Benjamin S. Feingold, President, Business & Operations, Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group (a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment); Sydney Pollack; and Mel Brooks. The Movie Business Book: International Third Editionis an essential guide for anyone wanting to launch or advance a career in the growing media marketplace.

The Movie Business Book

Author : Jason E Squire
ISBN : 9781317221586
Genre : Art
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Drawing from a variety of experts in an industry that has seen major disruptions and technology advancements since the third edition, The Movie Business Book offers a comprehensive, authoritative overview of this fascinating, global business. A must-read for film students and industry newcomers, this new edition features key movers and shakers, such as filmmaker-actor Jay Duplass, (The Puffy Chair, Cyrus), Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn, director Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Bourne Identity), National Amusements President Shari E. Redstone, Warner Bros. Pictures Worldwide Marketing Executive Vice President Blair Rich, and many others. A definitive sourcebook, it covers the nuts-and-bolts details about financing, revenue streams, marketing, globalization, micro-budgets and much more.

The Movie Business

Author : Kelly Crabb
ISBN : 9780743284622
Genre : Performing Arts
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Making a movie may be part art and part science, but it's 100 percent business. In this comprehensive and accessible guide, Kelly Charles Crabb shares the information necessary to understand the legal and financial challenges involved in getting a film from story to the silver screen and beyond. Drawing on over twenty years of experience in the entertainment industry, as both lawyer and producer, Crabb reveals his insider's knowledge on: Understanding copyright and intellectual property law Obtaining financial backing Selecting and hiring the key players Overseeing the filming Locking in the theatrical, home video, and TV distribution Understanding merchandise licensing and everything else you need to know to make a serious run at producing and exploiting a movie. Offering hands-on illustrations from actual movie contracts to show how the basic deals for each of the many stages are assembled, the author explains in plain and simple terms what the contracts contain and why. It gives the big picture and the finer points of movie making -- from concept to raking in the last dollar after the film is completed. While it may not transform you into a lawyer or an industry accountant -- and that's not what you want anyway -- it will take you through all the business and legal principles you need to know to be a successful and knowledgeable professional producer.

Sleepless In Hollywood

Author : Lynda Obst
ISBN : 9781476727769
Genre : Business & Economics
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The veteran producer and author of the bestseller Hello, He Lied takes a witty and critical look at the new Hollywood. Over the past decade, producer Lynda Obst gradually realized she was working in a Hollywood that was undergoing a drastic transformation. The industry where everything had once been familiar to her was suddenly disturbingly strange. Combining her own industry experience and interviews with the brightest minds in the business, Obst explains what has stalled the vast moviemaking machine. The calamitous DVD collapse helped usher in what she calls the New Abnormal (because Hollywood was never normal to begin with), where studios are now heavily dependent on foreign markets for profit, a situation which directly impacts the kind of entertainment we get to see. Can comedy survive if they don’t get our jokes in Seoul or allow them in China? Why are studios making fewer movies than ever—and why are they bigger, more expensive and nearly always sequels or recycled ideas? Obst writes with affection, regret, humor and hope, and her behind-the-scenes vantage point allows her to explore what has changed in Hollywood like no one else has. This candid, insightful account explains what has happened to the movie business and explores whether it’ll ever return to making the movies we love—the classics that make us laugh or cry, or that we just can’t stop talking about.

Produced By

Author : Paul N. Lazarus
ISBN : UOM:39015062893147
Genre : Performing Arts
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This is a well-written, A-to-Z guide to producing movies, whether they are large-budget studio-backed productions or low-budget and mid-budget independents. Logically organised to follow a film's usual timeline from conception to birth, this completely revised and updated edition of Lazarus's 'The Film Producer' includes thorough discussions of: DEVELOPMENT -- Acquisition of materials, choosing and working with writers, working with agents, working with studios, financing outside the studio system; PRE-PRODUCTION -- Roles and duties of the film crew and the producer's team, budgeting, casting, shootings schedules; PRODUCTION -- Managing the movie and its budget, choosing and working with a director, production politics; POST-PRODUCTION Post-production process, post-production budget and schedule, editor's cut, director's cut, resolving creative disagreements; MARKETING -- Understanding the many facets of domestic and foreign distribution, developing and implementing marketing strategies, doing market research, previews, advertising, using the Internet and many, many other essential topics.

The Movie Game

Author : Martin Dale
ISBN : 0304333867
Genre : Performing Arts
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This text seeks to explain exactly how successful film projects are put together, from their development through to their release and beyond. It focuses on how to assemble budgets from the maze of regional, state, European, private and corporate finance. The volume also includes facts, figures and advice from producers, who explain how their films were put together.

The American Film Industry

Author : Tino Balio
ISBN : 0299098737
Genre : Performing Arts
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Upon its original publication in 1976, The American Film Industry was welcomed by film students, scholars, and fans as the first systematic and unified history of the American movie industry. Now this indispensible anthology has been expanded and revised to include a fresh introductory overview by editor Tino Balio and ten new chapters that explore such topics as the growth of exhibition as big business, the mode of production for feature films, the star as market strategy, and the changing economics and structure of contemporary entertainment companies. The result is a unique collection of essays, more comprehensive and current than ever, that reveals how the American movie industry really worked in a century of constant change-from kinetoscopes and the coming of sound to the star system, 1950s blacklisting, and today's corporate empires.

Hollywood Economics

Author : Arthur S. De Vany
ISBN : 0415312604
Genre : Business & Economics
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Just how risky is the movie industry? Is screenwriter William Goldman's claim that "nobody knows anything" really true? Can a star and a big opening change a movie's risks and return? Do studio executives really earn their huge paychecks? These and many other questions are answered in Hollywood Economics. The book uses powerful analytical models to uncover the wild uncertainty that shapes the industry. The centerpiece of the analysis is the unpredictable and often chaotic dynamic behaviour of motion picture audiences. This unique and important book will be of interest to students and researchers involved in the economics of movies, industrial economics and business studies. The book will also be a real eye-opener for film writers, movie executives, finance and risk management professionals as well as more general movie fans.

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