Imagine! an entire film course the history of film, the secrets of film technology, discussion of films, filmmakers, traditions, and genres available all on one disc.
That's what you get with the multimedia edition of How To Read a Film.
James Monaco's book How To Read a Film has been a best-selling favorite since 1977, and has become a standard introduction to film for a generation of readers, viewers, filmmakers, and filmgoers.
The DVD-ROM brings the book to life: you can read it, but it also talks to you, plays movie clips, shows you pictures and slide shows, guides you to other references, and lets you play filmmaker by making your own movie.
The disc is fully loaded with: Four complete books: the completely revised third edition of How To Read a Film, The Dictionary of New Media, Reading about Film, and Reading about New Media. More than 130 film clips Hollywood classics, cult landmarks, rare finds, famous sequences over four hours of film! Audio author's notes to give a new dimension to the text it's like having the author by your side as you use the disc Audio interviews with Hollywood movers and shakers Animated interactive diagrams to make the technology understandable Film labs with a short movie shot especially for the disc and users can choose their own shots, edit the movie, and mix the soundtrack Virtual Reality tours of Hollywood studios, to take you where the action is A library of more than 140 reference texts, diagrams, charts, and databases Completely indexed find references to any subject, person, theme, or film instantly Linked to the ReadFilm.com website a forum for discussion, help, and updates Guided tours and multiple linking easy for beginners, challenging for advanced users And much, much more!
This is a truly innovative interactive experience, combining books, disc, and website with the most advanced technology available. We predict it will be the book of the future....Continua