Alien : the special effects / Don Shay and Bill Norton
London: Titan Books, 1997.
Call No: 236ALI SHA Author: Norton, Bill; Shay, Don Edition: First edition Source: UK Place: London Publisher: Titan Books PubDate: 1997 PhysDes: 144 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 21 x 23 cm Subject: SPECIAL EFFECTS; CINEMATOGRAPHY; TECHNOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; COSTUME DESIGNING; SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS; MONSTERS IN FILMS; COMPUTERS AND THE CINEMA; ALIEN (UK, Ridley Scott, 1979); ALIEN 3 (US, David Fincher, 1992); ALIENS (US, James Cameron, 1986) Summary: "Discover how the amazing special effects in Alien, Aliens, and Alien3 were achieved in this inside, in-depth, look behind the scenes. All the secrets of these visually stunning and innovative blockbuster films are contained in this first, exciting, collaboration between Titan books and respected special effects magazine Cinefex. " -- BOOK BLURB Notes: "This collection comprises three articles originally published in Cinefex magazine" - t.p. verso ISBN: 1852866950 Contents: -- alien: creating an alien ambience by Don Shay -- aliens: this time it's war by Don Shay -- alien3: zealots and xenomorphs by Bill Norton --- More info
Australians who dress for success
Saturday Age (18/07/2015) p.41 Call No: SUBJECT CLIPPINGS FILE; COSTUME DESIGNERS Author: Maddox, Garry PhysDes: Clippings File Article Subject: COSTUME DESIGNERS; COSTUME DESIGNING Summary: Article about some Australian costume designers who have been acclaimed in Hollywood, including: Orry-Kelly, Michael Wilkinson, and Lizzie Gardiner More info
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The critical practice of film : an introduction / by Elspeth Kydd
Houndmills. Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Call No: 62 KYD Author: Kydd, Elspeth Source: UK/US Place: Houndmills. Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan PubDate: 2011 PhysDes: xix, 316 p. : ill. ; 26 cm Subject: NARRATIVE IN FILMS; DOCUMENTARY FILMS; EXPERIMENTAL FILMS; CINEMATOGRAPHY; SOUND; EDITING; MUSIC IN FILMS; FILM; COSTUMES; COSTUME DESIGNING; CRITICISM Summary: "The successful study of film combines criticism, theory and practice. This book covers all three areas and guides the student towards an engaged form of creative expression and an active role as reviewer and critic. Beautifully presented, this ground-breaking text offers all students an integrated understanding of film criticism and production"--Provided by publisher - LIBRARIES AUSTRALIA Notes: Includes index; Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 9780230229754 Contents: -- illustrations -- acknowledgments -- PART I: CRITICAL PRACTICE -- The Critical Practice of Film -- Motion pictures -- PART II: FILM FORM -- Narrative Film -- Documentary Film -- Experimental film -- PART III: TECHNIQUES OF FILM -- Cinematography -- Mise-en-Scene -- Sound -- Editing -- Film music -- PART IV: ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL PRACTICE -- Analysis and interpretation of film -- Critical practice in action -- bibliography -- glossary -- index -- More info
Lumiere (March, 1973) iss.21 p.16-19 More info
Footnotes to the film / edited by Charles Davy
London: Lovat Dickson Ltd, Readers' Union, 1938.
Call No: REFERENCE SECTION; 003 FOO Author: Davy, Charles Source: UK Place: London Publisher: Lovat Dickson Ltd; Readers' Union PubDate: 1938 PhysDes: 334 p. : ill. ; 21 cm Subject: PRODUCTION; INDUSTRY, FILM; DIRECTION; ACTING; CINEMATOGRAPHY; SCRIPTWRITING; COMEDIES; CARTOONS; COSTUMES; COSTUME DESIGNING; SET DESIGNING; SETS; ART DIRECTION; MUSIC IN FILMS; COLOUR; REALISM IN FILMS; UNITED KINGDOM; HOLLYWOOD; USA; THEATRE AND THE CINEMA; AUDIENCES; CRITICISM; CENSORSHIP; SOCIETIES, FILM Notes: Includes contributor biographies and index Donation: donated by the family of Wayne Levy, 2006 Contents: Includes essays by Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Donat, Basil Wright, Graham Greene, Alberto Cavalcanti, John Betjeman, Maurice Jaubert, Paul Nash, John Grierson, Alexander Korda, Basil Dean, Maurice Kann, Elizabeth Bowen, Sidney L. Bernstein, Alistair Cooke, Forsyth Hardy, Charles Davy More info
Frank Miller's Sin City : the making of the movie / by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, edited by Chris Roberson, designed by Kurt Volk
[United States]: Troublemaker Publishing, c2005.
Call No: 79SIN MIL Author: Miller, Frank; Rodriguez, Roger Source: US Place: [United States] Publisher: Troublemaker Publishing PubDate: c2005 PhysDes: 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm Subject: ADAPTATIONS; ADVERTISING FOR FILMS; ART AND THE CINEMA; ART DIRECTION; AUTOMOBILES IN FILMS; COMIC STRIPS AND THE CINEMA; COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGERY; COSTUME DESIGNING; COSTUMES; MAKE-UP; MERCHANDISING; POSTERS; PRE-PRODUCTION; PRODUCTION; SCRIPTS; SET DESIGNING; SPECIAL EFFECTS; MILLER, FRANK; RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT; SIN CITY (US, Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, 2005) Summary: "With contributions from creators, cast, and crew, FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY: THE MAKING OF THE MOVIE covers the production, from page to screen and everything in between. Featuring Rodriguez's screenplay adaptation of the original graphic novels, exclusive behind-the-scenes photos, never before seen art and conceptual designs, interviews and commentary, this is the perfect companion to both the original graphic novels and the movie." Notes: Includes poster art and promotional material for the film; Includes photo credits ISBN: 1933104007; 9781933104003 Donation: Simon Wincer Contents: Introduction by Frank Miller -- The origins of Sin City -- Approaching Sin City -- Troublemaker Digital on previsualization -- The Hard Goodbye -- Props -- KNB -- The Big Fat Kill -- Frank Miller's sketchbook -- Wardrobe -- Cars -- That Yellow Bastard -- Poster art -- Crew -- Photo credits More info
Hollywood speaks! : an oral history / Mike Steen
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1974.
Call No: 71(73) STE Author: Steen, Mike Source: US Place: New York Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons PubDate: 1974 PhysDes: 379 p. ; 21 cm Subject: FILM WORKERS; ACTORS; ACTING; CHARACTER ACTORS; SCRIPTWRITERS; SCRIPTWRITING; DIRECTION; PRODUCERS; PRODUCING; PRODUCTION MANAGERS; PRODUCTION MANAGING; ASSISTANT DIRECTORS; CINEMATOGRAPHERS; CINEMATOGRAPHY; ART DIRECTION; ART DIRECTORS; SET DESIGNING; SET DESIGNERS; COSTUME DESIGNERS; COSTUME DESIGNING; MAKE-UP ARTISTS; MAKE-UP; SPECIAL EFFECTS DESIGNERS; SPECIAL EFFECTS; MUSICALS; CHOREOGRAPHY; EDITING; EDITORS; SOUND; MUSIC IN FILMS; PRE-PRODUCTION; CASTING; PRODUCTION, TV; FONDA, HENRY; RUSSELL, ROSALIND; MOOREHEAD, AGNES; CANNON, DAVID; STERN, STEWART; WELLMAN, WILLIAM; BERMAN, PANDRO S.; PRATT, JAMES; MOONJEAN, HANK; HENDERSON, RANDELL; HOWE, JAMES WONG; AMES, PRESTON; KRAMS, ARTHUR; HEAD, EDITH; WESTMORE, PERC; MANLEY, NELLIE; GILLESPIE, A. ARNOLD; BERKELEY, BUSBY; SMITH, FREDERICK Y.; FREERICKS, BERNARD; GREEN, JOHN; LAWRENCE, CATALINA; BURCH, RUTH; ROACH, HAL; MCCLEERY, ALBERT Summary: "'Hollywood Speaks' is a fascinating collection of interviews with the dazzled and the dazzlers, the multitalented professionals - stars and stagehands alike - who make up the motion-picture industry. Each interview follows the same general format: an extensive autobiographical sketch, the 'big break, or how I got into Hollywood', followed by the techniques and problems, the tricks and plain hard work, that go into the making of movies. The interviews are loaded with humour, bitter feuds, and personal anecdotes of the great and near great." (Taken from back cover) ISBN: 39911162X Donation: donated by the family of Wayne Levy, 2006 More info
Lawrence of Arabia : the 30th anniversary pictorial history / L. Robert Morris and Lawrence Raskin ; foreword by Martin Scorsese
New York: Doubleday, c1992.
Call No: 79LAW MOR Author: Morris, Robert L.; Raskin, Lawrence Source: US Place: New York Publisher: Doubleday PubDate: c1992 PhysDes: xvii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm Subject: ACADEMY AWARDS; CINEMATOGRAPHY; CASTING; COSTUME DESIGNING; COSTUMES; LOCATION SHOOTING; POSTERS; POST-PRODUCTION; PRE-PRODUCTION; PREMIERES; RESTORED FILMS; Lean, David; SPIEGEL, SAM; LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (UK, David Lean, 1962) Summary: 'Two years in the making and the winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture of the Year, the Sam Spiegel-David Lean screen classic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA has been seen and enjoyed by millions since its original release in 1962. This volume, specially compiled to herald the film's thirtieth anniversary, provides, for the first time, a visual and textual account of this remarkable epic's genesis, artistry, and influence, as well as a fascinating new look at the life and legend of T.E. Lawrence." [TAKEN FROM BOOK JACKET] Notes: Includes bibliography ISBN: 0385424787 Donation: Simon Wincer Contents: Foreword / Martin Scorsese -- Chapter 1: the legend of Lawrence -- Chapter 2: the epics that never were -- Chapter 3: Spiegel and Lean -- Chapter 4: preproduction -- Chapter 5: on location -- Chapter 6: postproduction -- Chapter 7: premieres, reviews and Oscars: 1962 and 1963 -- Chapter 8: the lost picture show -- Chapter 9: reconstruction and restoration -- Chapter 10: premieres, reviews and video: 1989 -- Chapter 11: accolades and celebration -- Chapter 12: Lawrence of Arabia: an icon -- Cast and credits More info
Moviemakers at work : interviews / David Chell
Redmond, Wash: Microsoft Press, 1987.
Call No: 802 CHE Author: Chell, David Source: US Place: Redmond, Wash Publisher: Microsoft Press PubDate: 1987 PhysDes: ix, 357 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: CINEMATOGRAPHY; EDITING; SOUND; ART DIRECTION; MAKE-UP; SPECIAL EFFECTS; ANIMATION; COMPUTER GRAPHICS; COSTUME DESIGNING; FILM WORKERS; DAVIAU, ALLEN; MENGES, CHRIS; LITTLETON, CAROL; NOBLE, THOM; NEWMAN, CHRIS; VARNEY, BILL; ISHIOKA, EIKO; BRANDENSTEIN, PATRIZIA VON; ZEA, KRISTI; WESTMORE, MICHAEL; CRUIKSHANK, SALLY; PICKER, JIMMY; ABEL, ROBERT; DEMOS, GARY; ARBOGAST, ROY; MUREN, DENNIS; EVANS, CHRIS; FULMER, MIKE; ERLAND, JONATHAN Summary: A series of interviews with a number of filmmakers involved in film cinematography, editing, sound, production design, costume design, makeup, animation, computer graphics and special effects. The interviews contain anecdotes about their experiences, and details and tips about their craft. ISBN: 1556150032 Donation: donated by the family of Wayne Levy, 2006 More info
Orry Kelly: Miss Weston's Protege : the story of a great Hollywood costume designer / by Robert Parkinson
Edgecliff, NSW, Australia: Impact Press, 2015.
Call No: 81KEL PAR Author: Parkinson, Robert Source: AT Place: Edgecliff, NSW, Australia Publisher: Impact Press PubDate: 2015 PhysDes: 212 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 20 cm Subject: COSTUME DESIGNERS; COSTUME DESIGNING; COSTUMES; FASHION AND THE CINEMA; FASHION IN FILMS; KELLY, ORRY Summary: "Growing up in Kiama, NSW, Orry Kelly was mentored by local business woman Eleanor Weston who played a pivotal role in his Hollywood success. Moving to the United States in 1922, Kelly found his calling designing for the New York stage and later for all the major studios in Hollywood. His costumes featured in 312 movies, dressing several of the biggest stars including Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis and Loretta Young. Using never before seen photographs, letters, and materials, Robert Parkinson has compiled years of research into one of the most detailed acounts of Orry Kelly's history. Robert Parkinson studied classics and education at the University of Sydney and writes for the Cinema and Theatre Historical Society of Australia quarterly journal. Robert is also a member of the Royal Australian Historical Society, " -- BOOK BACK COVER BLURB Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-173) and index ISBN: 9781925183498 Contents: -- foreword -- introduction -- section 1: Kiama to New York -- section 2: Hollywood and Beyond -- Section 3: " the greatest of hollywood designers" -- appendicies -- 1: Orry Kelly's name -- 2: stage shows connected with Orry Kelly -- 3: Orry Kelly's filmography by year -- 4: Academy Awards relating to Orry Kelly -- 5: information about persons named in the text -- acknowledgments -- bibliography -- index -- footnotes -- More info
Special effects : creating movie magic / by Christopher Finch
New York: Abbeville Press, c1984.
Call No: 236 FIN Author: Finch, Christopher Source: US Place: New York Publisher: Abbeville Press PubDate: c1984 PhysDes: 252 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm Subject: COMPUTER GRAPHICS; DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY; COMPUTERS AND THE CINEMA; COMPUTERIZED ANIMATION AND SPECIAL EFFECTS; COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGERY; COSTUME DESIGNING; TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS; MOTION CONTROL; MAKE UP; TECHNOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY; SPECIAL EFFECTS; CINEMATOGRAPHY; SET DESIGNING; KING KONG (US, Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1933); BLADE RUNNER (US, Ridley Scott, 1982); BLADE RUNNER: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT (US, Ridley Scott, 1982); BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT (US, Ridley Scott, 1982); TRON (US, Steven Lisberger, 1982) Summary: "Special effects is an art that sets itself the task of putting on screen anything a filmmaker can imagine, however strange or fantastic. From King Kong to Star Wars, this book details the secrets behind the magic that has thrilled and delighted generations of movie-goers." -- BOOK BLURB Notes: Includes index; Bibliography: p. 244 ISBN: 0896594521 Contents: -- acknowledgements -- prologue -- part 1: the art of deception -- 1: tricks and treats -- 2: masks and mirrors -- 3: silent magic -- 4: the coming of sound -- 5: king kong -- 6: invisible effects -- 7: new aspects -- 8: monsters and myths -- part II: odysseys -- 9: new beginnings -- 10: the making of 2001 -- 11: back to earth -- 12: pitching -- 13: star wars -- 14: close encounters -- 15: phone home -- 16: innovations -- 17: blade runner -- 18:state of the art -- part III: sons of hal -- 19: coordinates -- 20: the making of tron -- 21: simulation -- 22: the future -- bibliography -- glossary -- index -- More info