Not My Father's Son: A Family Memoir by Alan Cumming

By Alan Cumming

'One of the main memorable, heart-stopping autobiographies i've got ever read' STEPHEN FRY

A big apple occasions BESTSELLER

Alan Cumming grew up within the grip of a guy who held his kinfolk hostage, somebody who meted out violence with a daunting ease, who waged a silent battle with himself that typically spilled over onto all people round him. That guy was once Alan's father, Alex Cumming.

Alex used to be the darkish, enigmatic center of Cumming relatives lifestyles. yet he was once now not the one secret. Alan's maternal grandfather, Tommy Darling, had disappeared to the a ways East after the second one global battle. The final time Alan's mom observed her father she was once 8 years previous. while she used to be 13, the kinfolk was once trained that he had died in an unintended shooting.

Curious to discover this moment secret, Alan dedicated to filming an episode of the BBC's Who Do you're thinking that you're? Then all of the sudden, his father, who Alan and his brother had no longer obvious or spoken to for greater than a decade, referred to as. He had a mystery he needed to percentage, person who might surprise his son to his very center and set in movement a trip that may swap Alan's existence forever.

At instances suspenseful, from time to time deeply relocating, yet regularly courageous and sincere, now not My Father's Son is a robust tale approximately embracing the easiest features of the earlier and triumphantly pushing the darkness apart.

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Frames of Mind: A Post-Jungian Look at Cinema, Television by Luke Hockley

By Luke Hockley

The eminent psychologist Carl Jung is healthier identified for such indelible contributions to trendy suggestion because the inspiration of the collective subconscious, yet his conventional paintings is usually fruitfully hired to research pop culture. Frames of brain bargains an advent to the realm of Post-Jungian movie and tv experiences, studying how Jung’s theories can heighten our realizing of every thing from Chinatown and famous person Trek to ads.             during this illuminating psychoanalysis of our media atmosphere, Luke Hockley probes questions similar to why we've got actual emotional responses to movie occasions we all know to be fictional, why we're compulsively pushed to monitor tv, and the way advertisers use subconscious motifs to cajole viewers. “A appealing activity! Hockley’s is a giant display procedure, for he seeks to hyperlink Jungian and post-Jungian principles approximately movie with the sounds and photographs that glint throughout everyone’s daily adventure. during this mix of the formal and the casual, he plays an act of treatment for Jungian media feedback itself, rooting it (for its personal reliable) within the renowned and the ever present. the method brings out facets of Jung’s paintings on sexuality and the physique that frequently get neglected in educational circles.”—Andrew Samuels, Professor of Analytical Psychology, college of Essex  

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Making a Good Script Great: A Guide for Writing & Rewriting by Linda Seger

By Linda Seger

Creating a reliable script nice is greater than only a subject of placing a good suggestion on paper. It calls for the operating and remodeling of that concept. This publication takes you thru the full screenwriting technique - from preliminary suggestion via ultimate rewrite - supplying particular tools that can assist you craft tighter, greater, and extra saleable scripts. whereas preserving the worthwhile insights that put its first versions one of the all - time most well-liked screenwriting books, this multiplied, revised, and up-to-date 3rd variation provides wealthy and significant new fabric on discussion, cinematic pictures, and viewpoint, in addition to an interview with screenwriter Paul Haggis. while you're writing your first script, this ebook may help boost your abilities for telling a compelling and dramatic tale. when you are a veteran screenwriter, it is going to assist you articulate the talents you recognize intuitively. And while you are presently caught on a rewrite, this publication may help you research and resolve your script's difficulties and get it again on course.

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Corporate Television 2.0: Interne Unternehmenskommunikation by Bernadette Bürgi

By Bernadette Bürgi

Durch digitale Bewegtbild-Medien eröffnen sich für die Interne Unternehmenskommunikation und Mitarbeiterführung neue Möglichkeiten. Ihr Einsatz erfolgt bisher jedoch meist ziellos und ohne konzeptionelle Grundlage.
Bernadette Bürgi beschäftigt sich mit company tv der zweiten iteration bzw. company tv 2.0 (CTV). Sie erarbeitet ein theoretisches Konzept und führt eine praktische Standortbestimmung für CTV durch. Gestaltungsempfehlungen im Sinne von Entscheidungshilfen für den Einsatz von CTV in der internen Unternehmenskommunikation schließen die Arbeit ab.

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The Sopranos Family Cookbook: As Compiled by Artie Bucco by Michele Scicolone, Artie Bucco, Allen Rucker

By Michele Scicolone, Artie Bucco, Allen Rucker

Nuovo Vesuvio. The "family" eating place, redefined. domestic to the best in Napolitan' food and Essex County's most sensible saved mystery. Now Artie Bucco, l. a. cucina's grasp chef and your own host, invitations you to a different feast...with a bit support from his neighbors. From arancini to zabaglione, from baccala to Quail Sinatra-style, Artie Bucco and his visitors, the Sopranos and their affiliates, supply meals fanatics 100 Avellinese-style recipes and useful education information. yet that's now not all! Artie additionally brings you a cornucopia of valuable Sopranos artifacts that comes with photographs from the previous state; the 1st Bucco's Vesuvio's menu from 1926; AJ's institution essay on "Why i admire Food"; Bobby Bacala's type advice for large eaters, and masses, even more.

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The Trouble with Tribbles: The Story Behind Star Trek's Most by David Gerrold

By David Gerrold

David Gerrold, the author of "Tribbles," remembers how this renowned episode of famous person Trek used to be made, from conceptualizing the 1st draft to the ultimate script, taking pictures on set, and explaining the concepts and disciplines of television writing. Plus, obtain 32 pages of photographs, unique illustrations by way of Tim Kirk, and masses more!

"The difficulty with Tribbles" was once the forty fourth episode of the yank technology fiction tv sequence, superstar Trek, the fifteenth episode of the second one season. It was once first broadcast within the usa on December 29, 1967, on NBC. The episode used to be the 1st expert paintings of author David Gerrold, and went via numerous drafts earlier than it reached the display.

Because of an blunders within the dimension of typeface, an authorized model had to be decreased through twenty pages earlier than filming. Nichelle Nichols remarked that she had "never visible a script battle through such a lot of changes—and remain a lot the same". "The hassle with Tribbles" was once directed by way of Joseph Pevney, who used to be essentially the most prolific administrators of the series.

Originally released in 1967.

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Television Goes Digital by Darcy Gerbarg (auth.), Darcy Gerbarg (eds.)

By Darcy Gerbarg (auth.), Darcy Gerbarg (eds.)

Television has develop into a ubiquitous a part of our lives, and but its effect maintains to adapt at a rare velocity. The evolution of tv from analog to electronic know-how has been underway for greater than part a century. present day electronic know-how is permitting a myriad of latest leisure probabilities. From jumbotrons in our on-line world to multi-dimensional viewing reports, electronic know-how is altering tv. for that reason, new advertisements metrics that replicate the hot viewer conduct are rising. the facility to seize a viewer's interactions alterations the advertisements proposition. mobilephone and instant businesses are difficult the normal mass media providers—broadcasters, cable and satellite tv for pc companies—and they’re all discovering how one can bring television programming, video content material and net choices to giant and small displays in the house and at the move.

This quantity showcases insights from insiders and researchers from numerous disciplines. It explores the commercial, cultural, technical, and coverage implications of electronic tv, addressing such questions as: How will content material be monetized sooner or later? What programming possibilities develop into attainable with the arrival of going electronic? Will content material nonetheless be king or will the conduits achieve the higher hand? This ebook analyzes the electronic tv evolution: its affects at the economics of the television undefined, its value for content material production from Hollywood blockbusters to You Tube, the altering function of the patron, and what is coming subsequent to a theatre close to you.

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