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The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking, 3rd Edition
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The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen, 3rd Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen, 3rd Edition.

The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen explores what goes into the making of Hollywood’s greatest motion pictures. Join veteran script consultant Linda Seger as she examines contemporary and classic screenplays on their perilous journey from script to screen.

This fully revised and updated edition includes interviews with over 80 well-known artists in their fields including writers, producers, directors, actors, editors, composers, and production designers...

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NIGHTFLYERS: SEASON ONE on Blu-Ray and DVD
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NIGHTFLYERS: SEASON ONE available now on Blu-Ray and DVD from Universal PicturesAudiences are blown away by SYFY's terrifying series, NIGHTFLYERS, the gripping space horror series based on the sci-fi novella of the same name from George R.R. Martin. The series is centered around the chilling events onboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship in the galaxy. Building on an already strong fan base among enthusiasts of the novella as well as attracting new viewers, the series leaves audiences wanting more after every spine-tingling scene. Now fans everywhere can own all ten episodes of the haunting series with NIGHTFLYERS: SEASON ONE available now on Blu-Ray and DVD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Set in the year 2093, NIGHTFLYERS follows a team of scientists aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they embark on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn't waiting for them in outer space—it's already on their ship...

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Game Anim: Video Game Animation Explained
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Game Anim: Video Game Animation Explained from CRC PressCRC Press has published Game Anim: Video Game Animation Explained, 1st Edition.

What makes the difference between great video game animation and the purely functional, and how does this relatively new medium of non-linear animation creation differ from the more traditional fields of film and television? This book de-mystifies the animation side of game development, explaining every step of the process while providing valuable insights and work philosophies for creating the best game animation for beginners and professionals alike.

Taking readers through a complete game production, this book provides...

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BUMBLEBEE on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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BUMBLEBEE arrives on Digital March 19th and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD April 2nd from ParamountHailed as “fun, action-packed and exciting” (Scott Mantz, Collider), director Travis Knight’s thrilling new film BUMBLEBEE lands on Digital March 19, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD April 2 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Boasting an impressive 93% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, BUMBLEBEE is filled with “personality, wit [and] imagination” (David Fear, Rolling Stone). The Digital*, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray releases are packed with over an hour of exciting special features, including an all-new BUMBLEBEE motion comic following the beloved AUTOBOT on his next adventure. Plus, check out deleted and extended scenes you didn’t see in theaters, including the original opening of the movie, enjoy hilarious outtakes, and see G1 (Generation 1) TRANSFORMERS robots on CYBERTRON through the eyes of BUMBLEBEE with exciting Bee Vision...

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Think Like a UX Researcher
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Think Like a UX Researcher: How to Observe Users, Influence Design, and Shape Business Strategy from CRC PressCRC Press has published Think Like a UX Researcher: How to Observe Users, Influence Design, and Shape Business Strategy.

Think Like a UX Researcher will challenge your preconceptions about user experience (UX) research and encourage you to think beyond the obvious. You’ll discover how to plan and conduct UX research, analyze data, persuade teams to take action on the results and build a career in UX.

The book will help you take a more strategic view of product design so you can focus on optimizing the user’s experience. UX Researchers, Designers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Business Analysts and Marketing Managers will find tools, inspiration and ideas to rejuvenate their thinking, inspire their team and improve their craft...

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If Beale Street Could Talk on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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If Beale Street Could Talk arrives on Digital March 12 and on Blu-ray, DVD March 26 from FoxFrom Academy Award® Winner Barry Jenkins,* adapted from James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel, comes this timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem.

Newly engaged 19-year-old Tish (KiKi Layne) and her fiancé Fonny (Stephan James) have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream in this lush, moving, dramatic film, also starring Academy Award® Nominee Regina King**.

*Adapted Screenplay (Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney), Moonlight, 2016.
**Best Supporting Actress, If Beale Street Could Talk, 2018...

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Clint Eastwood's THE MULE on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Clint Eastwood's THE MULE debuts on Digital March 19 and on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD April 2 from Warner Bros.Witness a man risk it it all when “The Mule” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. From Warner Bros. Pictures, Imperative Entertainment and BRON Creative comes Clint Eastwood’s newest feature film, the drama “The Mule.”

“The Mule” marks Eastwood’s first time on both sides of the camera since he starred in 2009’s critically acclaimed “Gran Torino.” In addition to directing, Oscar winner Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven,” “Million Dollar Baby,” “Sully,” “American Sniper”) steps in front of the lens again, alongside fellow stars Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born,” “American Sniper”), Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It”), Michael Peña (“American Hustle,” “Cesar Chavez”), Oscar winner Dianne Wiest (“Hannah and Her Sisters,” “Bullets Over Broadway”) and Oscar nominee Andy Garcia (“Ocean’s Eleven,” “The Godfather: Part III”).

Inspired by a true story, Eastwood directed “The Mule” from a screenplay by Nick Schenk (“Gran Torino”)...

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Datacolor SpyderX Color Calibration Tool
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Datacolor Debuts SpyderX - a Ground-Breaking Color Calibration Solution for MonitorsDatacolor®, a global leader in color management solutions, has launched SpyderX, its fastest, most accurate and easiest to use color calibration tool for monitors. The development of SpyderX is testament to Datacolor’s commitment in advancing color management solutions for photographers, videographers and creative specialists worldwide.

SpyderX uses a fully redesigned color engine that provides significantly increased color accuracy and low light capabilities, giving photographers the confidence needed to achieve their creative vision.

SpyderX enhanced features include:

- Blazing Speed – Taking less than two minutes to calibrate a screen, the SpyderX is several times faster than previous models, with calibration happening so fast it easily becomes part of the workflow....

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Television Development: How Hollywood Creates New TV Series
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Television Development: How Hollywood Creates New TV Series from Focal PressFocal Press has published Television Development: How Hollywood Creates New TV Series, 1st Edition.

Development is a large and central part of the American TV industry, and yet the details of how it works – who makes development decisions and why, where ideas for new shows come from, even basics like the differences between what TV studios and TV networks do – remain elusive to many.

In this book, lecturer and acclaimed television producer Bob Levy offers a detailed introduction to television development, the process by which the Hollywood TV industry creates new scripted series...

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GODZILLA (1998) on 4K Ultra HD
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GODZILLA The Action-Packed Event Film Debuts on 4K Ultra HD May 14 from Sony PicturesGODZILLA®, the action-packed 1998 monster spectacle from Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, the filmmaking team behind Independence Day, debuts on 4K Ultra HD™ May 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) and Jean Reno (Léon: The Professional) team up as the unlikely heroes out to save New York City from the giant, fire-breathing monster and its babies hatching in Madison Square Garden. Fully remastered in 4K from the original camera negative with High Dynamic Range, GODZILLA® on 4K Ultra HD also includes new earth-shaking Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K Ultra HD disc also includes three trailers, including the original iconic teaser!

Synopsis: Following French atomic bomb tests in the South Pacific, an unknown creature is spotted passing through the Panama Canal. Scientist Niko Tatopolous is called in to investigate the matter, and he quickly arrives at the conclusion that a giant, irradiated lizard has been created by the explosions. Godzilla...

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How to Cheat in Adobe Animate CC
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How to Cheat in Adobe Animate CC from CRC PressCRC Press has published How to Cheat in Adobe Animate CC, 1st Edition. Would you rather take months to learn every tool, every feature, and every concept in Adobe Animate or start right now making your own creations with just a few steps? Myra Ferguson is teaming up with Chris Georgenes to help you create great animation, bring objects to life with cool motion effects, and enhance your productivity in Animate CC!

How to Cheat in Adobe Animate CC is a goldmine of artistic inspiration, time-saving practical tips, and step-by-step walkthroughs. Let your sasquatch sunbathe, your coyote howl, and your lint spider see the light of day. With real-world projects and project source files, you can follow along and try for yourself. This book includes all NEW content and cheats for Animate CC, such as making cinemagraphs, creating a double exposure effect, speeding up the process of making real life doodles, simulating a bokeh effect, converting your documents to HTML5, and more...

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Welcome to Marwen on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Welcome to Marwen arrives on Digital March 26 and on Blu-ray and DVD April 9 from Universal PicturesFollow the heartfelt and inspirational story of how Mark Hogancamp overcame a brutal attack by finding a unique, creative outlet that helped him find recovery and triumph in Welcome to Marwen available on Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on March 26, 2019, and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on April 9, 2019. Hailed as "one of the most beautiful and brilliant films ever made" (Ryan Jay, Premiere Networks), Welcome to Marwen has over 20 minutes of bonus features covering the making of the film and the real story, featuring interviews with Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, and director Robert Zemeckis as well as deleted scenes. The latest project from renowned Academy Award® winner director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Cast Away), Welcome to Marwen, stars Steve Carell ("The Office," Foxcatcher), Leslie Mann (Blockers, Knocked Up), Diane Kruger (Inglourious Basterds, National Treasure), Janelle Monáe (Moonlight, Hidden Figures), and Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver, "From Dusk Till Dawn").

Welcome to Marwen is a bold, wondrous and timely film that is a miraculous true story of one broken man's fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit...

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OtterBox Trooper 12 Cooler
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Compact Cooler, Outsized Performance: OtterBox Launches New Trooper 12From a day at the ballpark to an afternoon on the lake, keeping beverages and snacks at the proper temperature can make or break the outing. When portability and performance must go hand in hand, OtterBox has the solution. Introducing the Trooper 12 Cooler, the latest innovation in the OtterBox outdoor line.

"The compact and lightweight design of Trooper 12 makes it ideal for your daily adventures," said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. "Whether you're headed to a weekend tournament with your kids or planning an afternoon relaxing on the lake, Trooper 12 keeps ice long after the last drink is gone."

Trooper 12 features a 12-quart capacity and up to three-day ice retention, making it perfect for day tripping or a weekend away...

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Wahl Lithium Ion Vacuum Trimmer
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New Vacuum Trimmer from Wahl is Designed for Bearded Men -- and the Women Who Love ThemMaybe it's the follicular pheromones, or the fuzzy feel, but one thing is certain – women love men with beards. In fact, research has revealed the majority of U.S. women prefer a man with facial hair over a clean-shaven face. Something women don't love, however, is the mess a neatly groomed beard can leave behind. So just in time for Valentine's Day, men's grooming leader Wahl is coming to the rescue with the new Wahl Lithium Ion Vacuum Trimmer – a gift he'll want and she'll praise.

"Knowing what men want from their trimmer is a priority, but we also dig deeper to find out what the women who live with bearded men think," said Steven Yde, division vice president for Wahl. "Not surprisingly, mess-free trimming is high on their wish list. With this in mind, we think our new Vacuum Trimmer will make everyone happy..."

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AQUAMAN on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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AQUAMAN arrives on Digital March 5 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 26 from Warner Bros.The ocean comes alive when “Aquaman” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital. From Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, DC and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa (“Justice League,” TV’s “Frontier,” TV’s “Game of Thrones”) in the title role.

“Aquaman” also stars Amber Heard (“Justice League,” “Magic Mike XXL”), Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (“Platoon,” “Spider-Man 2”), Patrick Wilson (“The Conjuring” films, “Watchmen”), Dolph Lundgren (“The Expendables” films), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (TV’s “The Get Down”), Oscar winner Nicole Kidman (“The Hours,” “Lion”), Ludi Lin (“Power Rangers”) and Temuera Morrison (“Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones,” “Green Lantern”).

Wan directs from a screenplay by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (“The Conjuring 2”) and Will Beall (“Gangster Squad,” TV’s “Training Day”). The story is by Geoff Johns, Wan and Will Beall, based on characters from DC’s Aquaman created by Paul Norris and Mort Weisinger...

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