Books and Magazines


Academic Films for the Classroom
A History
by Geoff Alexander

Raising a Star
Nancy Carson

A parents' guide to getting kids into the
entertainment business

A l'ombre de moi-même
Catherine Deneuve

 by John Gregory Dunne
Behind the Scenes with the film "Up Close and Personal" (1996)
starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert Redford. 
How the script developed.
It took eight years to get the film made.

In 1967, John Gregory Dunne asked for unlimited access
to the inner workings of Twentieth Century Fox. 
Miraculously, he got it. 
For one year, Dunne went everywhere
and talked to everyone in the studio.

The Studio

American Rhapsody

The Condensed Joe Eszterhas

Joe Eszterhas

The Film Club
by David Gilmour

The perfect book for all film buffs...
You will experience a nostalgia
for all the best films you've ever seen,
and you will discover some you
may have inadvertently missed.

A Star Is Found
Our Adventures Casting Some of Hollywood's Biggest Movies
by Janet Hirshenson and Jane Jenkins

An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at casting for films.
What are the challenges, what do casting directors look for,
what is the process of selecting actors for a film.

Ismail Merchant

Indecent Exposure
By David McClintick
Power-tripping in Hollywood
Scandal and Corporate Greed

Hollywood Dressed & Undressed:
A Century of Cinema Style

By Sandy Schreier

A very humorous book about the costume designers
and the people who wore the clothes

by Michael Spencer
with Suzan Ayscough
Photographs by Lois Siegel

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Richard Dreyfuss, 1972

 Hollywood North:
Creating the Canadian Motion Picture Industry
 Review by James Forrester

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Claude Jutra, 1979

McGill-Queen’s University Press

The Romance of Transgression in Canada
Queering Sexualities, Nations, Cinemas

A history of sexual representation on the
large and small screen in English Canada and Quebec

by Thomas Waugh

Wim Wenders: Places, Strange And Quiet

The photographs are haunting, the short accompanying paragraphs
describe other worlds we have not previously visited.



American Cinematographer


Film Comment

Point-of-View Magazine


The Canadian Magazine for
Professional Visual Communicators

Film Fanatics

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