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20 Best Filmmaking Books to Read in 2020 | Book List

After an entertaining book to read? Looking for the perfect book to gift to your dad/mother/sister/anyone. This article showcases our top picks for the best Filmmaking books. 

Best Filmmaking Books

Looking for a book to read in 2020? Explore this list of the best books. This list was curated with thanks to ISBNdb and images partially provided by Unsplash.

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Book Title: Live To Your Local Cinema: The Remarkable Rise of Livecasting

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Live To Your Local Cinema: The Remarkable Rise of Livecasting

Live To Your Local Cinema: The Remarkable Rise of Livecasting by Martin Barker was published in 10/30/2012. It was officially published by Palgrave Macmillan and has the ISBN: 113728868X.


Book Title: The Oliver Stone Encyclopedia

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The Oliver Stone Encyclopedia

The Oliver Stone Encyclopedia by James M. Welsh, Donald M. Whaley was published in 11/16/2012. It was officially published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. and has the ISBN: 081088352X.


Book Title: A History of Pre-Cinema

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A History of Pre-Cinema

A History of Pre-Cinema by Stephen Herbert was published in 11/11/2004. It was officially published by Routledge and has the ISBN: 0415211506.


Book Title: A Pound of Flesh: Perilous Tales of How to Produce Movies in Hollywood

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A Pound of Flesh: Perilous Tales of How to Produce Movies in Hollywood

A Pound of Flesh: Perilous Tales of How to Produce Movies in Hollywood by Linson, Art was published in 1998-01-07T00:00:01Z. It was officially published by Grove Press and has the ISBN: 080213551X.


Book Title: Writing in Pictures: Screenwriting Made (Mostly) Painless

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Writing in Pictures: Screenwriting Made (Mostly) Painless

Writing in Pictures: Screenwriting Made (Mostly) Painless by Joseph McBride was published in 2/28/2012. It was officially published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group and has the ISBN: 030774292X.


Book Title: Dream That Kicks

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Dream That Kicks

Dream That Kicks by Michael Chanan, Professo Chanan was published in December 1995. It was officially published by Taylor & Francis, Inc. and has the ISBN: 041511750X.


Book Title: A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting on (Almost) No Budget

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A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting on (Almost) No Budget

A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting on (Almost) No Budget by Holben, Jay was published in 1/21/2011. It was officially published by Cengage Learning and has the ISBN: 143545863X.


Book Title: Directing Films

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Directing Films

Directing Films by Ken Russell was published in 2001/01/31. It was officially published by Batsford Ltd and has the ISBN: 071348554X.


Book Title: Cinematic Storytelling: The 100 Most Powerful Film Conventions Every Filmmaker Must Know

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Cinematic Storytelling: The 100 Most Powerful Film Conventions Every Filmmaker Must Know

Cinematic Storytelling: The 100 Most Powerful Film Conventions Every Filmmaker Must Know by Jennifer Van Sijll was published in 2005-08-01T00:00:01Z. It was officially published by Michael Wiese Productions and has the ISBN: 193290705X.


Book Title: Prince of Media: The Anime Cartoon Attack

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Prince of Media: The Anime Cartoon Attack

Prince of Media: The Anime Cartoon Attack by D. J. Harris was published in 2/27/2012. It was officially published by CrossBooks Publishing and has the ISBN: 146271417X.


Book Title: Filmmaking

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking by Jason Tomaric was published in 2013. It was officially published by Taylor & Francis and has the ISBN: 1136039147.


Book Title: Filmmaking

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking by Jason Tomaric was published in 20130502. It was officially published by Taylor & Francis and has the ISBN: 1136039139.


Book Title: Screenwriting with a Conscience: Ethics for Screenwriters

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Screenwriting with a Conscience: Ethics for Screenwriters

Screenwriting with a Conscience: Ethics for Screenwriters by Marilyn Beker was published in August 2003. It was officially published by Taylor & Francis, Inc. and has the ISBN: 080584127X.


Book Title: Writing the Comedy Blockbuster: The Inappropriate Goal

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Writing the Comedy Blockbuster: The Inappropriate Goal

Writing the Comedy Blockbuster: The Inappropriate Goal by Keith Giglio was published in 2/1/2012. It was officially published by Wiese, Michael Productions and has the ISBN: 161593085X.


Book Title: Adobe Premiere 6 Bible

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Adobe Premiere 6 Bible

Adobe Premiere 6 Bible by Seth Greenberg, Adele Droblas was published in 2001/05/15. It was officially published by John Wiley & Sons and has the ISBN: 0764534564.


Book Title: Filmmaking

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking by Miller, Frederic P., Vandome, Agnes F., McBrewster, John was published in 2010. It was officially published by and has the ISBN: 6130604874.


Book Title: Filmmaking

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking by Denyse Du Roi was published in 1992. It was officially published by Pantograph Press and has the ISBN: 1880766019.


Book Title: Filmmaking

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking by Vendetti, James A. was published in 1978. It was officially published by Richards Rosen Press and has the ISBN: 0823903869.


Book Title: On Set Of The Israeli Film Chacham Gamliel

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On Set Of The Israeli Film Chacham Gamliel

On Set Of The Israeli Film Chacham Gamliel by was published in . It was officially published by and has the ISBN: 11772875.


Book Title: Cartoon Animation By Preston Blair & The Animator’s Survival Kit By Richard E. Williams 2 Books Collection Set

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Cartoon Animation By Preston Blair & The Animator's Survival Kit By Richard E. Williams 2 Books Collection Set

Cartoon Animation By Preston Blair & The Animator’s Survival Kit By Richard E. Williams 2 Books Collection Set by Preston Blair, Richard E. Williams was published in 2020T. It was officially published by Walter Foster Publishing/Faber & Faber and has the ISBN: 086547897X.

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