Description : Comprehensive manual on the realities of the job of acting for film and television. Real life examples from professional acting situations give the reader an in-depth view of the film and television soundstage. Learn how casting decisions are made, what is expected of you on set, film terminology, the difference between film and television acting and much more.
Description : The Handbook of Thin Film Deposition Techniques: Principles, Methods, Equipment and Applications, Second Edition explores the technology behind the spectacular growth in the silicon semiconductor industry and the continued trend in miniaturization over the last 20 years. This growth has been fueled in large part by improved thin film deposition tec
Description : Growing numbers of church leaders are discovering that many films are able to impact viewers with gospel truths almost as well as a good sermon. Ed McNulty, a former pastor and longtime reviewer of films, offers this guide to help church leaders enter into dialogue with contemporary films. McNulty carefully crafts a theology of movies and then provides practical suggestions for creating and leading movie discussions with groups. In addition, he provides people from all across the theological spectrum with a framework to understand whether the overall message of a film outweighs concerns over profanity, violence, or sex in the film. He concludes by introducing twenty-seven films and including provocative questions about each that will prepare leaders to assemble and facilitate a group. Popular films explored include The Color Purple; Crash; Hotel Rwanda; The Matrix; Million Dollar Baby; O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Shawshank Redemption.
Description : This is a powerful memoir of a near-death experience. After a Native American sweat lodge, the author loses control of his body and then his life. He begins a passage that leads to a personal hell. He discovers a way to escape and emerges into an amazing exploration of the soul’s journey. In this intense adventure, there are insights into stages of consciousness and encounters of blissful perfection. This spiritual, inspirational book is meant to be an aid to removing the universal fear of the final journey we are all taking. “The stories and the pictures are absolutely fascinating. It certainly deserves to be widely read!” –Dr. Jeffrey Long, M.D., author of Evidence of the Afterlife “Mr. Kagan has created a sprawling, intensely sensory world. The highly allusive style lends itself well to the book’s marvelous evocation of the heady delirium and urgency of the primary death experience.” –Abigail Holstein, Associate Editor, Ecco “The prose is good and strong. I read every word of My Death, wishing there were more.” –Virginia Barber, literary agent “The message of the book is deeply beautiful and timely.” –Janet Mills, Amber-Allen Publishing, Inc.
Description : Content analysis is one of the most important but complex research methodologies in the social sciences. In this thoroughly updated Second Edition of The Content Analysis Guidebook, author Kimberly Neuendorf draws on examples from across numerous disciplines to clarify the complicated aspects of content analysis through step-by-step instruction and practical advice. Throughout the book, the author also describes a wide range of innovative content analysis projects from both academia and commercial research that provide readers with a deeper understanding of the research process and its many real-world applications.
Description : This guidebook for managers and decision-makers analyzes all important aspects for evaluating photovoltaics as a potential option in the power-supply industry and industrial development. The expertise of 40 invited experts enables readers to form their own opinion of PV energy conversion.
Description : This text lays the groundwork for an artisan to determine what materials and techniques to use to build props for theatre, film and TV. Walking the reader through the various tools and techniques used in historical and contemporary prop-making, the author presents a process for deciding the materials and methods to build any prop.