The Structure of American Industry

Thirteenth Edition

Author: James W. Brock

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 147863104X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 391

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The major American industries—agriculture, petroleum, electricity, banking, telecommunications, movies, college sports, airlines, health care, and the beer, cigarette, and automotive industries—intersect our lives every day. Studying these industries raises a number of economic questions: How are the individual industries organized and structured? What is their history? What are the dominant organizations in each field, and what share of their market do they represent? What is the nature of competition in these fields, and how effectively does it govern economic decision making? The nature of these industries also raises a host of public policy challenges: What significant policy issues do they pose, what options are available for addressing them, and what role can and should the government play? Unlike other books that offer economic treatments focused on theoretical expositions and analyses, the thirteenth edition addresses all these questions in a manner that treats each industry in a comprehensive, holistic way. Brock’s approach focuses on everyday experience, enhancing readers’ understanding through examples that emphasize incident and detail. Each chapter, written by an expert in the field, has been updated or rewritten for this edition. A new chapter on the movie industry has been added as well. This outstanding overview of American industry offers the reader a live laboratory of clinical examination and comparative analysis.
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The SHORT! Guide to Producing

The Practical Essentials of Producing Short Films

Author: Charles Merzbacher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351186531

Category: Art

Page: 300

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In this book, Charles Merzbacher offers a concise, definitive guide to the essential skills, techniques and logistics of producing short films, focusing on the practical knowledge needed for line producing and overseeing smaller-scale productions. Drawing on insights from real-life production scenarios, veteran filmmaker and instructor Charles Merzbacher takes producers through every stage of the production process, from fundraising, preproduction and planning to the producer’s role in postproduction and distribution. Key topics include: Finding a worthy project; Schedules and budgets; Managing the casting process; Recruiting and managing crew; Location scouting; Legal and safety issues; Running a production; Negotiating music rights; And much more! An accompanying website—available at theshortseries.com—offers document templates for contracts, call sheets, budgets and other production forms, as well as sample production documents and short video guides featuring top industry professionals.
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Contracts for the Film & Television Industry

Author: Mark Litwak

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781935247074

Category: Law

Page: 483

View: 573

Contracts for the Film and Television Industry is an invaluable collection of sample entertainment contracts accompanied by legalese-free discussions of their key concepts and terms. The third edition of this popular handbook is revised and expanded (adding 18 new contracts) making it the ultimate entertainment-law guide for all independent filmmakers, who, armed with it, can save themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees. Contracts for the Film and Television Industry contains 80 contracts covering: Basic provisions of entertainment contracts; Depiction and copyright releases; Literary submissions and sales; Artist employment; Collaborations; Music; Financing; Production; Distribution and exhibition; Merchandising; Retainers; and much more, including a glossary of relevant terms.
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Own Your Lemons

How To Make Your IP Profitable

Author: th Digital Books

Publisher: th Digital Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 100

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The Second Edition of Own Your Lemons is currently in production and will be available this Fall! ************************ A lemon can be many things from a delicious citrus fruit to a dud of a car but most importantly it is something you can own. The idea for Own Your Lemons came to me when I was a freshly faced law student learning the basic of contracts, property law, and family law. As the daughter of Dr. Mary Lemon Brooks nephew I have always been interested in the fundamentals of law and how law connects the world. My first legal fellowship after graduating law school focused on art and entertainment law it was there I learned the fundamentals of intellectual property from renowned entertainment attorney John Renaud of Turner/Time Warner. In this second edition of Own Your Lemons I am delighted to share some of these internal secrets with you. When you first think of intellectual property (IP) what comes to mind? Is it the last commercial you watched on YouTube or the last item you bought in the grocery store? IP plays a large part in the branding and marketing we all see on a daily basis from slogans like “Where's the beef?” and “We have the meats” to characters like “Flo” and “Jake” promoting car insurance and even logos like the Adidas apparel three stripes and Nike’s coveted swish mark. Characters, slogans, and logos are the main elements of promotional IP but only a small part of the IP market. The great thing about America’s IP market system is owning the product and owning the promotion. Here in the US there are two federal offices which grant intellectual property rights. The US Copyright Office grants a copyright under specific circumstances. A grant of right allows you as the owner to protect your work from being copied and used without your permission. The US Patent and Trademark Office grants patents and trademarks under certain circumstances. Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights are the only types of intellectual property. Now it gets complicated, think of those Flo and Jake characters from your favorite car insurance ad they are people too! State laws in the United States of America grant publicity rights to individuals promoting products. You may be thinking this doesn’t make any sense and you are right it doesn’t make sense it makes cents. Literally every time your likeness is shown in association with a product or brand someone is making a royalty. Chang ching! As someone interested in owning lemons the cost of manufacturing and marketing can be steep if you don’t do your homework first. Building brand quality can take years whereas ideas are one in a million unlike those complicated combinations of slogans, logos, characters, products, and people. For more on IP purchase the digital copy of Own Your Lemons in Google Play Books. *****************COMING SOON*************************** Mind Your Lemons Give Your Lemons
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The Creative Artist's Legal Guide

Copyright, Trademark and Contracts in Film and Digital Media Production

Author: William J. Seiter,Ellen Seiter

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300161190

Category: Law

Page: 244

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Demystifying the fundamental principles of intellectual property, this practical resource, essential for anyone trying to navigate today's rapidly changing media environment, provides creative artists with the legal concepts needed to deal safely with lawyers, agents, executives and others. Original.
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Media Law for Producers

Author: Philip Miller

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136046011

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 399

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Media Law for Producers is a comprehensive handbook that explains, in lay terms, the myriad legal issues that the producer will face on a regular basis - contracts, permits, defamation, patents, releases and insurance, libel, royalties and residuals, as well as protecting the finished production. This revised and expanded edition includes such Internet-related topics as Internet music law, online registration, and online privacy. Other new topics covered include: · Implied and express contracts in the project/idea submission process · Assignment/transfer of copyright · Music clip licensing · Use of other people's trademarks in media production · Parody as a defense to copyright infringement Clear explanations examine the how and why of different types of production contracts, and checklists provide a quick means for producers to determine when their productions might be at greatest risk to legal challenges. Media Law for Producers also examines the substantial changes in copyright term resulting from recent copyright legislation. Legal problems can be very costly to media producers. Lawyers and court fees, coupled with the loss of work time, can lead to bankruptcy. Media Law for Producers cuts through the legalese and illustrates legal issues to help producers recognize the legal questions that can arise during production.
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Dealmaking in the Film & Television Industry

From Negotiations to Final Contracts

Author: Mark Litwak

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 468

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Dealmaking—the popular, award-winning “self-defense” book for everyone working in the film and television industry—is now updated to include the latest legal rulings and entertainment technology developments. Addressing a general, non-attorney readership, it is a fascinating, highly accessible guide to current entertainment law's peculiarities, “creative” practices, and practical applications. Armed with Dealmaking, filmmakers can save themselves thousands of dollars in legal fees as they navigate the shark-infested waters of the entertainment business. Whether you're a producer, writer, director, or actor, Mark Litwak will help you make the most of your business dealings while steering you clear of the many contractual traps that may await you.
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Audio Post Production for Television and Film

An Introduction to Technology and Techniques

Author: Hilary Wyatt,Tim Amyes

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136120068

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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Previously titled Audio Post-production in Video and Film, this third edition has been completely revised and restructured to provide a step-by-step guide to the professional techniques used to shape a soundtrack through the production process. Covering sound for both film and television, this edition includes many of the practical techniques and shortcuts used by experienced editors and mixers. Part one explains the basics of audio post production - how audio is recorded, how sound and picture stay in sync, how audio can be exported from system to system, and how film and video technology works. Part two follows the path of production sound from its original recording right through to the final mix, and includes sections on editing sound with picture, dialogue, sound effects and music editing, how to run ADR and Foley record sessions, and mixing, using many practical examples. Audio Post Production for Television and Film is aimed at professionals already working in the industry, newcomers, students and those considering sound for film and television as a career - in fact anyone who wants an insight into current professional practices and a comprehensive overview of the sound post production process.
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Das Geheimnis guter Drehbücher

Making a Good Script Great

Author: Linda Seger

Publisher: Alexander Verlag Berlin

ISBN: 3895812390

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 280

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Das Geheimnis des guten Drehbuchs liegt nicht allein in der guten Idee, sondern im Analysieren von Problemen und dem professionellen Bearbeiten, im Neu- und Umschreiben. Das Buch vermittelt Methoden und Techniken des Drehbuchschreibens, bietet Lösungen bei häufig auftretenden Problemen an, wie das ungewollte Entfernen von der eigentlichen Story, es lehrt, subtilste Situationen in kurzen Sequenzen einzufangen und auf die Realisierbarkeit zu achten.
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The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge

Author: Norman Don

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
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An Introduction to World Cinema, 2d ed.

Author: Aristides Gazetas

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786451241

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 378

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Motion pictures are more than just entertainment. In film studies courses in colleges and universities worldwide, students and professors explore the social, political, technological and historical implications of cinema. This textbook provides two things: the history of film as an art form and an analysis of its impact on society and politics. Chapters are arranged chronologically, covering the major developments in film, like the advent of talkies or the French New Wave. Each era is examined in the context of several exemplary films commonly viewed in film studies courses. Thus students can watch Birth of a Nation and Intolerance while studying the innovations made by D.W. Griffith from 1910 to 1919. The scope is global, embracing the cinematic traditions of Asia, Latin America and Africa, as well as the ever important American and European output. Thoughtful articles from film scholars are included. The flexible structure of the text allows a variety of options for classroom use or personal study. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
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Picture Composition for Film and Television

Author: Peter Ward

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240516818

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 261

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Composition is the bedrock of the camera operator's craft, yet it is seldom taught in training courses in the belief that it is an intuitive, personal skill. This book shows how composition can be learned, and includes the compositional implications of widescreen, DV cameras and virtual sets.
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Alle meine Freunde haben wen umgebracht

Stories

Author: Curtis Dawkins

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518757385

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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Curtis Dawkins schreibt aus ungewöhnlicher Perspektive. Den Weg des Schriftstellers hatte er eingeschlagen, in namhaften Magazinen veröffentlicht, geheiratet, drei Kinder bekommen. Dann tötete er auf Crack einen Mann. Jetzt sitzt er lebenslänglich im Knast. Und dort schreibt er Literatur, die taumeln lässt. Zwischen Härte und Schönheit, zwischen Gut und Böse, zwischen Liebe und Hass. Dieses Buch ist die kraftvolle literarische Anverwandlung eines Schicksals, es erzählt von Männern hinter Gittern und ihren Versuchen, etwas von dem zurückzugewinnen, was unwiderruflich verloren ist. Es spricht von Freiheit, Liebe und Familie aus der Sicht derer, die ihr Recht darauf verwirkt haben. Curtis Dawkins findet dafür eine massive Sprache, einen Sound voller Sehnsucht, Humor und Tragik. Alle meine Freunde haben wen umgebracht wird so zu einem neuen und streitbaren Meisterwerk amerikanischen Erzählens.
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Copyright

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Copyright

Page: N.A

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Picture Composition

Author: Peter Ward

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136045058

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

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Behind each shot there lies an idea or purpose. When setting up a shot, the camera operator can employ a range of visual techniques that will clearly communicate the idea to an audience. Composition is the bedrock of the operator's craft, yet is seldom taught in training courses in the belief that it is an intuitive, personal skill. Peter Ward shows how composition can be learned, to enhance the quality of your work. Based on the author's own practical experience, the book deals with the methods available for resolving practical production questions such as: Does the shot composition accurately reflect the idea that initiated the shot? Will the content and method of presenting the subject accurately convey the idea? Major innovations in television and film production since the previous edition have affected the styles of composition, such as wide-screen and the use of mini DV cameras. These new technologies and their implications for picture composition are addressed in this new edition. A new colour plate section is also being included to update the section on colour. If you are a practising camera operator, trainee camera operator, student or lecturer on a television or film production course, or simply a video enthusiast wishing to progress to a more professional standard you will find this book essential in enhancing the quality of your work.
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Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Single-Camera Video Production

Author: Robert B. Musburger, PhD

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136068228

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 232

View: 5320

Single-camera Video Production, Fourth Edition clearly explains the technology and the equipment of video production and details step-by-step the professional-level techniques that can be applied to any type of production or budget. In addition, this manual will train you to integrate technique, equipment, and creative concerns within the production process-from preproduction planning through final editing. This new edition contains more in-depth information about the transition from analog to digital video production and includes the latest information on digital video and HD. It includes expanded coverage of nonlinear editing techniques and features a new organization that follows the actual shooting process more closely. Single-camera Video Production, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive yet succinct guide to single-camera video production. Written as part of the Focal Press Media Manual series, each page of this helpful guide covers a specific issue in video production and is accompanied by at least one illustration or diagram to further develop the your understanding of the topic.
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