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AC/E Digital Culture Annual Report 2014

by Ac/E

The AC/E Digital Culture Annual Report aims to become an annual document of reference that analyses the evolution of digital trends in the cultural sector (museums, libraries, publishing companies, booksellers,...

The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

by John Seabrook

There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure—they're designed that way.

Over the last two decades a new type of hit song has emerged, one that is almost inescapably catchy. Pop songs have always had a...

The King and I: The Uncensored Tale of Luciano Pavarotti's Rise to Fame by His Manager, Friend and Sometime Adversary

by Herbert Breslin & Anne Midgette

Luciano Pavarotti’s longtime manager and friend tells all. All.

The King and I is the story of the thirty-six-year-old business relationship between Luciano Pavarotti and his manager, Herbert Breslin, during...

Open Book Theater Management: Ethical Theater Production

by Rafe Beckley

How to run a low/no budget theatre company or production, without losing either your integrity or your shirt.

Insights and Essays on the Music Performance Library

by Russ Girsberger & Laurie Lake

(Meredith Music Resource). The music performance library is the heart of a musical ensemble, supplying music to performers and information to an entire organization. This essential resource provides step-by-step...

Acting as a Business

by Brian O'Neil

An essential handbook for actors–a modern classic–in a newly updated edition.

Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a reputation as an indispensable tool for working and aspiring...

The 16th Minute of Fame: An Insider's Guide for Maintaining Success Beyond 15 Minutes of Fame

by Darrell Miller

In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes. Andy Warhol coined that prophetic line in 1968. Ironically, in today's modern society, Warhol's statement is arguably more famous than its author....

Safe Stardom: How to Protect Your Children on Their Road to Fame

by Robert Pafundi & Caitlin Sanchez

Safe Stardom is the perfect insiders guide for every parent with a child pursuing a career in the entertainment Industry, and can be read on many levels. It starts with the story of one mother and son, how they...

The New Business of Acting: How to Build a Career in a Changing Landscape

by Brad Lemack & Isabel Sanford

In an expanded and updated follow up to his popular first book, The Business of Acting: Learn the Skills You Need to Build the Career You Want, talent manager Brad Lemack offers both young, new-to-the-business...

To Create: Black Writers, Filmmakers, Storytellers, Artists, and Media-Makers Riff on Art, Careers, Life, and the Beautiful Mess in Between

by Felicia Pride

To Create is a collection of illuminating interviews with an eclectic set of black artists—including Harry Belafonte, Method Man, Nikki Giovanni, Edwidge Danticat, Edward P. Jones, Booker T. Mattison, and more—as...

Finding Funds for Your Film or TV Project

Keeping Up the Kardashian Brand: Celebrity, Materialism, and Sexuality

by Amanda Scheiner McClain

The Kardashian family is a contemporary cultural touchstone, recognizable throughout the world, connoting warrantless celebrity, voluptuous beauty, and social media savviness. This book explores the Kardashians’...

Showtime in Cleveland: The Rise of a Regional Theater Center

by John Vacha

This work takes the reader from the city's first professional theatrical presentation in 1820, through the heyday of vaudeville, to the grand reopening of the newly renovated Allen Theater in 1999 and the return...

The Art of Governance

by Nancy Roche & Jaan Whitehead

A practical guide for nonprofit organizations.

There's Money Where Your Mouth Is: A Complete Insider's Guide to Earning Income and Building a Career in Voice-Overs

by Elaine A. Clark

Voices are increasingly in demand for commercials, cartoon characters, announcements, and other spots. This outstanding handbook explains how to launch a career and ?nd work. Along with sample commercials and...

Act Like It's Your Business: Branding and Marketing Strategies for Actors

by Jonathan Flom

In Act Like It’s Your Business:Branding and Marketing Strategies for Actors, Jonathan Flom helps actors and others in the arts understand the power of branding. This guide walks the reader through the process...

The Business of Theatrical Design, Second Edition

by James L. Moody

The ultimate guide to making it as a set, lighting, costume, or scenic designer, now in its second edition. Written by a leading design consultant and carefully updated with the latest information on the industry,...

The $11 Billion Year

by Anne Thompson

"This chronicle of 2012 is a slice of what happened during a watershed year for the Hollywood movie industry. It's not the whole story, but it's a mosaic of what went on, and why, and of where things are heading."...

Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the New Abnormal in the Movie Business

by Lynda Obst

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...

Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait

by William Littler & John Terauds

Roy Thomson Hall commemorates its 30th anniversary with this lavishly illustrated book tracing its history from Arthur Erickson's iconic design, to the artists, audiences, volunteers, and staff who have enriched...