Resources

About The Industry

The Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation Is Remaking Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the Way We Tell Stories
by Frank Rose

Audition
By Michael Shurtleff

The Big Picture Filmmaking Lessons From Life On The Set
by Tom Reilly

Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction
by Cathy Whitlock

Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven’s Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists
by Steven Bach

The Fixers: Eddie Mannix, Howard Strickling and the MGM Publicity Machine
by E.J. Fleming

The Gross: The Hits, The Flops: The Summer That Ate Hollywood
by Peter Bart

Making Movies
by Sidney Lumet

The Producer’s Guide to Transmedia: How to Develop, Fund, Produce and Distribute Compelling Stories Across Multiple Platforms
by Nuno Bernardo

Sidney Lumet: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers)
by Joanna E. Rapf

Animation

Animation Methods: The Only Book You’ll Ever Need
by David Rodriguez

Animation Unleashed: 100 Principles Every Animator, Comic Book Writer, Filmmaker, Video Artist, and Game Developer…
by Ellen Besen and Bryce Hallett

Out of the Inkwell: Max Fleischer and the Animation Revolution
by Richard Fleischer

Autobiography/Biography

Act One: An Autobiography
by Moss Hart

All His Jazz: The Life And Death Of Bob Fosse
by Martin Gottfried

Fatal Subtraction: The Inside Story of Buchwald V. Paramount
by Pierce O’Donnell and Dennis McDougal

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
By Robert M. Edsel

Somebody: The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando
by Stefan Kamfer

Costume Design

Costume Designer’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers
by Rosemary Ingham and Liz Covey

Filmcraft: Costume Design
by Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Film Editing

In the Blink of an Eye Revised 2nd Edition
by Walter Murch

On Film Editing: An Introduction to the Art of Film Construction
by Edward Dmytryk

Games

The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect
by Chris Melissinos (Author) , Patrick O’Rourke (Author) , Mike Mika (Introduction) & 1 more

Gender Inclusive Game Design: Expanding The Market
by Sheri Graner Ray

Motivational

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Jump Start Your Brain V.2.0: How Everyone at Every Age Can Be Smarter and More Creative
By Doug Hall

Platform
by Michael Hyatt

The Charge: Activating the 10 Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive
by Brendon Burchard

Think and Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill

Theater

Joseph Urban
By John Loring

The Theatre Art of Boris Aronson
By Frank Rich and Boris Aronson

Theater in America: 200 Years of Plays, Players, and Productions
By Mary C. Henderson

Screenwriting

The Screenwriter’s Bible: A Complete Guide to Writing, Formatting, and Selling Your Script
by Dave Trottier

 Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting
By William Goldman 

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