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

by Amanda Scheiner McClain Lexington Books (October 29, 2013)

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’...

The Art of Governance

by Nancy Roche & Jaan Whitehead Theatre Communications Group (August 18, 2013)

A practical guide for nonprofit organizations.

There's Money Where Your Mouth Is

by Elaine A. Clark Allworth (December 01, 2011)

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...

The Business of Theatrical Design, Second Edition

by James Moody Allworth (June 24, 2013)

Written by a leading design consultant and carefully updated with the latest information on the industry, this is the essential guide to earning a living, marketing skills, furthering a design career, and operating...

The $11 Billion Year

by Anne Thompson Newmarket for It Books (March 18, 2014)

"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 Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2013)

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...

Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History

by Aubrey Solomon Scarecrow Press (January 01, 1988)

Unlike any previous volume on a film studio, this in-depth history is told from a corporate viewpoint, covering the trends that influenced film-making, profit-making incentives, and the creative policies resulting...

Booking Performance Tours

by Tony Micocci Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Pack up the costumes and the instruments! It's time to take your show on the road. For anyone who manages, produces, represents, or works in a repertory theater, dance company, or next-hot-thing band, Booking...

Starting Your Career in Broadcasting

by Chris Schneider Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Starting Your Career in Broadcasting is the complete guide to breaking into this competitive field--and staying there. It's packed with advice from top personalities including Bob Costas, Chris Berman, Larry...

Starting Your Career as a Dancer

by Mande Dagenais Allworth (May 01, 2012)

In Starting Your Career as a Dancer, author Mande Dagenais explains what it really takes to get into the business, be in the business, and survive in the business. Based on more than twenty-five years of experience...

Hunting with Barracudas

by Chris Snyder Skyhorse (May 01, 2009)

Hollywood's famous child star agent Iris Burton launched the careers of the world's current movie stars and celebrities including Drew Barrymore, Tori Spelling, River and Joaquin Phoenix, Mary Kate and Ashley...

I Lie for Money

by Steve Spill Skyhorse (May 12, 2015)

In this funny, irreverent, unique, eccentric memoir, magician Steve Spill reveals how he managed to survive decades inside a rarely profitable, sometimes maddening, but often deliciously rewarding offbeat showbiz...

You Oughta Be Me

by Bud E. Luv St. Martin's Griffin (October 14, 1993)

You Oughta Be Me: How to Be a Lounge Singer and Live Like One is the hilarious guide to becoming a lounge singer, by none other than Bud E. Luv--lounge singer extraordinaire. Learn how to properly croon into...

Make It Rain!

by Donna Beech, Areva Martin & Dr. Phil McGraw Center Street (March 19, 2018)


What if you could get in front of millions of prospects with the avid endorsement of famous influencers--without spending a dime?

It's happening right in front of you every day. Guest experts...

Make It Rain!

by Donna Beech, Areva Martin & Phil MCGRAW Center Street (March 20, 2018)


What if you could get in front of millions of prospects with the avid endorsement of famous influencers--without spending a dime?

It's happening right in front of you every day. Guest experts...

Locating Migrating Media

by John McCullough, Janine Marchessault, Charles H. Davis & Greg Elmer et al. Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Locating Migrating Media details the extent to which media productions, both televisual and cinematic, have sought out new and cheaper shot locations, creative staff, and financing around the world. The book...

The Filmmaker's Guide to Production Design

by Vincent LoBrutto Allworth (May 01, 2002)

Learn to turn a simple screenplay into a visual masterpiece! Top production designers share their real-life experiences to explain the aesthetic, narrative, and technical aspects of the craft. Step by step,...

Digital Technical Theater Simplified

by Drew Campbell Allworth (September 13, 2011)

The theater is in the midst of a digital revolution! This book provides readers with an easy-to-understand overview of the digital technology currently available for the stage. In clear language, Digital Technical...

The Health & Safety Guide for Film, TV & Theater, Second Edition

by Monona Rossol Allworth (August 30, 2011)

This second edition has been expanded and updated to address new hazards, unique health and safety problems, and particular regulations that threaten anyone working in the entertainment industries today. Artists'...

Acting in LA

by Kristina Sexton Allworth (November 21, 2017)

Each year, hundreds of aspiring and experienced actors head to LA hoping to make it big in Hollywood. While many of them have their acting chops in shape, few realize what it actually takes to survive in Tinseltown....

A Life in Acting

by Lisa Mulcahy Allworth (October 21, 2014)

A Life in Acting is a practical guide for aspiring and established theater actors looking to make a consistent living doing meaningful, creative work on the stage. Author Lisa Mulcahy communicates her advice...

Broadway General Manager

by Peter Bogyo Allworth (September 05, 2017)

“An absolutely indispensable theater lover’s guide to how Broadway works.” —Peter Marks, chief theater critic, Washington Post

“Highly recommended for those considering theater as a career and for those...

Everybody's Got A Story!

by Tracie A Bonnick Tracie A. Bonnick (November 29, 2017)


Do you want to become a “PlaywrightPreneur”? That’s what Tracie Bonnick calls a person who wants to write, direct, or produce their very own original theatre production.

In Everybody’s...

Chronicle of a Camera

by Norris Pope University Press of Mississippi (March 01, 2013)

"Chronicle of a Camera should be essential reading for anyone interested in how independent narrative cinema became a reality in the United States."

--Charles V. Eidsvik, author of Cineliteracy: Film Among the...

Engaging Stages

by Lars Seeberg, Nick Amies & Benita Lipps DaVinci Institute Editions (October 23, 2017)

Engaging Stages is a hands-on guide for theatre makers and creative leaders to inform and inspire about strategic approaches to public engagement. Published by the Theatron Engaging Stages Network Europe,...

The Real, Low Down, Dirty Truth about Hollywood Agenting: The Day-To-Day Inner Workings of Hollywood from a Seasoned Talent Agent's Point of View

by Rima Greer Quill Driver Books (October 01, 2007)

In this book you’ll find everything you always wanted to know about the real, honest-to-not-so-goodness, day-to-day inner workings of Hollywood. Not the glamorous Oscar-winning-Spielberg-red-carpet Hollywood,...

Pitching Hollywood: How to Sell Your TV and Movie Ideas

by Jonathan Koch & Robert Kosberg Quill Driver Books (April 01, 2004)

Two successful movie and TV producers provide the reader with the tools needed to create, develop, and sell ideas to Hollywood. Producers Jonathan Koch (“Beyond the Glory”) and Robert Kosberg (Deep Blue...

Subscribe Now!: Building Arts Audiences Through Dynamic Subscription Promotion

by Danny Newman Theatre Communications Group (August 01, 1981)

"Buy it, borrow it, steal it, but get your hands on it! If you follow Danny's advice on how to sell tickets, you won't have an unsold seat in the house all season long!"--Ralph Black, American Symphony League...

Twentieth Century Fox

by Michael Troyan, Jeffrey Paul Thompson & Stephen X. Sylvester Lyons Press (August 15, 2017)

Here it is: the first-time look at the remarkable American multinational mass media empire and its century of entertainment—the story of Twentieth Century Fox (1915–2015). Or, to borrow the title of a classic...

Invitation to the Party

by Donna Walker-Kuhne & George C. Wolfe Theatre Communications Group (January 01, 2005)

Acknowledged as the nation’s foremost expert on audience development involving America’s growing multicultural population by the Arts and Business Council, Donna Walker-Kuhne has now written the first book...

I Lost It At the Video Store

by Tom Roston The Critical Press (October 01, 2015)

Selected by Kirkus Reviews as one of the Best Indie Books of 2015.

Filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith, and Darren Aronofsky, who came of age during the reign of video rentals, discuss an era of...

Hollywood Made in China

by Aynne Kokas University of California Press (January 31, 2017)

China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 ignited a race to capture new global media audiences. Hollywood moguls began courting Chinese investors to create entertainment on an international scale—from...

Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait

by William Littler & John Terauds Dundurn (May 27, 2013)

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...

The Actor's Survival Kit: Fifth Edition

by Miriam Newhouse & Peter Messaline Dundurn (December 03, 2010)

This new edition of required reading in Canadian theatre schools addresses a range of new issues such as performer websites, video self-production, and networking on the Internet, while also looking at timeless...

The Hollywood MBA

by Tom Reilly St. Martin's Press (January 09, 2017)

What would you do if alligators were loose in your office? Or if your place of business changed 80 times during a four month period? What if two of your key employees were infant twins? Or you were asked to...

The Animation Business Handbook

by Karen Raugust St. Martin's Press (August 31, 2004)

Today, animation is more prevalent than ever in television, films, video games, and the Internet. Karen Raugust has created a much needed, comprehensive look at the entire business. She shows in detail how a...

Performing Arts Management

by Jessica Rae Bathurst & Tobie S. Stein Allworth (February 23, 2010)

Do you know what it takes to manage a performing arts organization today? In this comprehensive volume, more than 100 managers of top nonprofit and commercial venues share their winning strategies.

* Financial...

Building the Successful Theater Company

by Lisa Mulcahy Allworth (September 20, 2016)

What makes a theater company successful? Lisa Mulcahy poses the question to leaders from nineteen of the country's most diverse and vital theater companies from the recent past and present, and offers answers...


by Robert Kyncl & Maany Peyvan Harper Business (September 05, 2017)

An entertainment and tech insider—YouTube’s chief business officer—delivers the first detailed account of the rise of YouTube, the creative minds who have capitalized on it to become pop culture stars,...

Leadership in the Performing Arts

by Tobie S. Stein & Robert L. Lynch Allworth (April 05, 2016)

What does it mean to be a performing arts leader? Leadership in the Performing Arts addresses and analyzes this question by presenting the wisdom and expertise of eleven men and women with experience leading...

The Movie Business

by Kelly Crabb Simon & Schuster (May 05, 2005)

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...

Your Child's Career in Music and Entertainment

by Steven C. Beer & Kathryne Badura Allworth (September 15, 2015)

In today's competitive society, parents face great pressure to encourage their children to follow their dreams and strive for excellence. Organized in a practical question-and-answer format, Your Child's Career...

The Business of Broadway

by Mitch Weiss & Perri Gaffney Allworth (July 14, 2015)

New York's Broadway theatre scene has long been viewed as the top of the heap" in the world theatre community. Taking lessons from the very best, this innovative guide delves into the business side of the renowned...

An Actor's Guide: Your First Year in Hollywood

by Michael St. Nicholas & Lisa Mulcahy Allworth (July 14, 2015)

For every actor beginning a career in Hollywood, this indispensable guide will lay out a clear and comprehensible path with tried-and-true advice. Up-to-date resources and new interviews with recently established...