A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away: My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits_Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Mission: Impossible, and More

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Paul Hirsch, the Oscar-winning film editor who worked on such classics as George Lucas’s Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, Brian De Palma’s Carrie and Mission: Impossible, Herbert Ross’s Footloose and Steel Magnolias, John Hughes’s Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Joel Schumacher’s Falling Down, and Taylor Hackford’s Ray.

Hirsch breaks down his career movie by movie, offering a riveting look at the decisions that went into creating some of cinema’s most iconic scenes. He also provides behind-the-scenes insight into casting, directing, and scoring and intimate portraits of directors, producers, composers, and stars. Part film school primer, part paean to legendary filmmakers and professionals, this funny and insightful book will entertain and inform aficionados and casual moviegoers alike.

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Rhode Island Novelty 7″x 8″ Hollywood Movie Clapboard | One Per Order

…..and ACTION! The Hollywood Slateboard Film Production Clapper is the ultimate in film collectibles and movie props! You’ve seen film directors always using the movie clapper and that’s what we have! Whether you’re working on a home movie or would like one for decoration, this slateboard measures 8″x7.5″ and is completely wooden. The ultimate film prop and they’re a bit tough find, quite popular, but we’ve have them!

The film director’s slateboard is made of durable wood with it’s surface being made of black and white text. Whether you’re shooting a movie with professional video equiptment or your home video camera, this is the one!

Product Features

  • Approximately 7 by 8 inches
  • Made of wood

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Editing Reality TV: The Easily Accessible, High-Paying Hollywood Job That Nobody Knows about

In the ever-expanding world of reality TV, editors wield incredible creative power. They often are responsible for creating a scene s or even an episode s storyline from nothing but a rambling tangle of raw footage. In this sense, they are a show s writers, drawing engaging drama from a murky pool of images and comments.

As reality TV invades every channel and time slot, the demand for editors who are comfortable with and conversant in the genre s styles, formats, and requirements increases daily. Editing Reality TV: The Easily Accessible, High-Paying Hollywood Job that Nobody Knows About is the first book to address this burgeoning gig.

Written in an appropriately casual tone by an author who is well-seasoned in all sorts of reality TV, this guide provides sound advice about finding, landing, and keeping a reality TV editing job. In doing so, it also details the editor s duties and responsibilities, while providing a wealth of invaluable tips and tricks for doing the job well.

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Rebel without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker With $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player

In Rebel Without a Crew, famed independent screenwriter and director Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, Sin City 2, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Spy Kids) discloses all the unique strategies and original techniques he used to make his remarkable debut film, El Mariachi, on a shoestring budget. This is both one man’s remarkable story and an essential guide for anyone who has a celluloid story to tell and the dreams and determination to see it through.  Part production diary, part how-to manual, Rodriguez unveils how he was able to make his influential first film on only a $7,000 budget.  Also included is the appendix, ‘The Ten Minute Film Course,” a tell-all on how to save thousands of dollars on film school and teach yourself the ropes of film production, directing, and screenwriting.

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