This book offers the first complete assessment and philosophical exploration of the Star Wars universe. Lucas film examines the ways in which these iconic films were shaped by global cultural mythologies and world cinema, as well as philosophical ideas from the fields of aesthetics and political theory, and now serve as a platform for public philosophy.
Taken by the Muse: On the Path to Becoming a Filmmaker is a must-read for anyone open to exploring the possibilities of who they are and what they might do with their lives -- and for those who love a good story told with integrity and warmth.
This must-have book is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to copyright and related rights in the music industry. It provides clear and concise instruction on how copyright works in practice and how it applies to music specifically, as well as covering how to manage, utilise and enforce copyright, what infringement looks like and how to avoid it.
This book guides young artists in setting specific goals within their art form and then breaks down each goal into how to create a marketing plan, how to create and present a brand specific to their goals, how to create a network of industry-related contacts, and how to make all of these plans with an eye toward remaining financially stable.
American Musicals in Context: From the American Revolution to the 21st Century gives students a fresh look at history-based musicals, helping readers to understand the American story through one of the country's most celebrated art forms: the musical.
The Ultimate Live Sound Operator's Handbook focuses on each aspect of live sound operation in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand-from basic system and acoustic considerations to miking, mixing, and recording the live show.
Presenting creativity as a process with unlimited applications, The Artist Entrepreneur empowers young artists to step into the new arts landscape and build their own careers. Along the way, the book demystifies essential business skills from self-promotion, branding, touring, and intellectual property exploitation to contracts, revenue sources, and bookkeeping.
. Marketing the Arts introduces students, young professionals, and even seasoned veterans to new and refined marketing approaches--by drawing on marketing theory as it is used by huge multi-nationals, exploring such theories in the context of creative ventures generally, and the fine and performing arts specifically.
Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Business Basics for Musicians is the laypersons guide to the music industry. In this must-have manual, music industry veteran Bobby Borg presents vital info in a conversational tone and an easy-to-scan format regarding five vital areas that musicians need to succeed: Career Execution, Business Relationships, Pro Teams, Deals and Dollars, and Future Predictions.
The Singer's Audition & Career Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the training, audition technique, and professional development essential for launching and sustaining a rewarding career in classical singing.