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Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

Welcome To The Jetsons Future: The Era Of Media Convergence

by Steve Hoffman

The future of the media and entertainment businesses looks suspiciously like the 25-year cartoon series The Jetsons.

Giant screens inhabit every room in our homes. Smaller screens sit in our hands (in the form of tablets), in our pockets (on our cell phones), in our connected dashboards, and they're moving on to our wrists (and other body parts). We watch "television" and "movies", listen to "radio" and read "newspapers" and magazines" on those screens. How does your content - the great entertainment you create - get to those screens?

In The Jetsons Future, content will be delivered by what we now call broadband internet. We are moving from the era of broadcast to the era of broadband. Oh, and when the delivery system changes, the content that gets delivered nece...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Humor & Entertainment, Professional & Technical, Law, Nonfiction, Accounting & Finance
Size: 118 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Let Every Voice Be Heard: A Christmas Drama Compendium

by Dr Neil Jeyasingam

What did Christmas mean to the Angels? To the Three Wise Men? To Joseph? This collection of six dramatic pieces - comprising plays, sketches and even a full musical - will explore these ideas, and many more. Designed for most church groups and for general performance. Act, sing, dress up, and have fun at the best time of the year....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Children's eBooks, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity
Size: 126 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Off Script: 4 unproduced scripts for reading or filming... + bonus material

by Simon Bewick

This is a niche title. If you’re reading this via Look Inside or on Kindle Unlimited and you haven’t shelled out any money yet read this first before you buy. This isn't a novel. It's not a collection of short stories. It's not a film theory book. It's not even a script for a movie you may have seen. Having said what it isn't and why you probably shouldn't buy it what is it? Off Script is a collection of four scripts and some assorted notes and comments around them. It also contains a couple of short stories, some thoughts on turning stories into scripts, as well as a few other odds and ends. The idea behind Off Script is to provide short scripts, each of which can be filmed on a micro-budget, with a limited cast and setting with no special effects requirements. Each of the scripts co...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts
Size: 211 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Games Plan

by Andrea Lombardi

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Humor
Size: 130 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Magic Tricks Impromptu Magic

by Darin Martineau

Learn Magic Tricks, Card tricks, coin tricks, impromptu magic and more…Darin Martineau is the protégé of the world class magician Allan Ackerman- who is the protégé of the Legendary Ed Marlo.Darin is a First place Award-Winning Impromptu Magician-I B M - International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 257 in Las VegasThis book contains proven impromptu magic routines.It includes many Original New Magic Routines!Learn magic with everyday objects!Very strong and commercial magic effects that get high impact!Advanced Techniques and Modern Magic Effects!...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games
Size: 125 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

Improve Your Social Skills: Stop Anxiety and Build Self-Esteem, Improve Your Social Life, Improve Relationship, Improve Self-Awareness. Make Friends and Talk to Anyone With High Level Conversation.

by Jocko Babin

★★Buy the Paperback Version of this Book and get the Kindle Book version for FREE ★★Better Social Interactions NOW!Human beings are social animals, and that is why societies have co-existed form the dawn of history. Their existence was founded on the principles of socialism through which people interacted with one another. The same is right in the current world, and if you are confident that your social skills are way below your expectations, then “How to Improve Your Social Skills” should be a perfect choice of book for you.Anyone can be social despite their background, age, and status. Sadly, a good percentage of people seem to lack the right skills to make them stand out of a socialization crowd. It is not that they don't want to interact with others, but it just because the...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, How-to & Home Improvements, Nonfiction
Size: 118 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Escaping the Dragon: A Two-Act Fantasy Farce

by Lorraine J. Anderson

A Princess, raised by a dragon, discovers her heritage in this comedy/farce....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Satire, Nonfiction, General Humor
Size: 128 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Music Business Skills For Musicians: Make Money from Music, Discover The Music Industry and Explode Your Music Career! (make money with music)

by Tommy Swindali

If Your In The Music Business, Read OnToday you need to view yourself through the new rules of the music industry. Those who play by them will succeed. Gone are the old days where you would hope to get signed and then become a star (i.e. everything would be done for you).Do you wonder why other artists are getting breaks and you are not? Making it in the music industry isn't about catching that big break anymore. Getting your career off the ground can be a long and scary task. In this cutting-edge book Tommy Swindali maps out everything you need to know and provides you with the tools necessary to get to where you want to be. The tools are yours to use, but only if you want it bad enough. Find out why you should run your music career like a business. Then allow me to simplify that process ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Humor & Entertainment
Size: 136 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.00 / 5
2 reviews

Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans: The Lure of the Local Film Economy

by Vicki Mayer

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Early in the twenty-first century, Louisiana, one of the poorest states in the United States, redirected millions in tax dollars from the public coffers in an effort to become the top location site globally for the production of Hollywood films and television series. Why would lawmakers support such a policy? Why would citizens accept the policy’s uncomfortable effects on their economy and culture? Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans addresses these questions through a study of the local and everyday experiences of the film economy in New Orleans, Louisiana—a city that has twice pursued the goal of becoming a mov...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Business & Investing, Economics, Industries & Professions, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences
Size: 162 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

#AmWriting: A Collection of Letters to Benefit The Wayne Foundation

by Pamela K. Kinney

Knowing what you know now of writing, publishing, and putting your art out into the world, if you could go back to the day you sat down to start typing in your very first manuscript, what words would you offer to yourself? Words of encouragement? Words of advice? Caution against certain pitfalls? Would you change anything about how you got to where you are today?The publishing community is so much bigger than it was before the self-publishing boom and it continues to grow exponentially every day. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with a handbook or support group. #AmWriting is a collection of letters written by authors from all different corners of the publishing community. The letters provide words of encouragement or advice to those just starting out or those who have become discou...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Essays & Correspondence
Size: 176 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.90 / 5
5 reviews

Storytelling: 3 Books in 1 - Useful Methods and Advice to Conquer Small Talk, How to Use Storytelling in Your Communication, Discover the #1 Tactics to Become a Master at Social Communication

by Keith Coleman

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Business & Investing, Marketing & Sales, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance
Size: 181 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Academic Book of the Future

by Rebecca E. Lyons

This book is open access under a CC-BY licence.What makes a book 'academic'? What spaces, physical and digital, can they be found in? How are they made, bought, and read? These questions are tackled by a cross-section of thirteen experts from the fields of bookselling, publishing, university libraries, and academic research in this volume of essays, which was produced in conjunction with the team from the AHRC/British Library Academic Book of the Future Project as an accelerated publishing challenge for the first ever Academic Book Week. The topics include campus bookshops and bookselling, the role of national libraries, Open Access, the Research Excellence Framework, and publishing innovation. The approaches explore the realities of the present and venture all the way through to possible ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, College & University, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Science & Math, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 120 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Public Speaking for Success: Learn to Speak like a Pro

by R. Smith, Tony

Do you freeze up when its time to speak in public? Does public speaking paralyze you? Do you want the crowd to clap after your great speech? Do  you want to get a standing ovation every time?  Does performing bad make your palms sweat?  This is the book for you.  This book will help you become a great speaker.  The first hurdle an individual must get over to be a great speaker is being scared of big crowds.  Now, its time to own the room, audience, and applause. Learn how to receive a standing ovation after reading this book.  This book includes:PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR BEGINNERS - MASTERING FEAR PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR PROFIT - HOW TO GET PAID TO SPEAK PUBLIC SPEAKING TIPS: SHARPEN YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLSBEST PUBLIC SPEAKING TIPS TO BREAK THE STAGE FRIGHT MASTER THE ART OF PUBLIC SPE...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Religious & Inspirational
Size: 101 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Verdi's AIDA OPERA STUDY GUIDE AND LIBRETTO: Opera Classics Library Series

by Burton D Fisher

A comprehensive OPERA STUDY GUIDE and LIBRETTO for Verdi's AIDA, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera; Brief Story Synopsis; Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples; newly translated LIBRETTO with Italian and English translation side-by-side, with Music Highlight Examples; and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Music
Size: 123 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Hollywood Actors Guide to Surviving the Film & TV Industry

by Jennifer Lynn Warren

As an actor who has made her living as an actress only to find herself back at a survival job, only to find success again, and then having to, yet again, go back to a survival job, i know a few things about keeping sane in this insane industry.This brief, easy to read book will help you to not only keep your agents and managers from getting tired of you, but will keep your friends and family around you as well.I know, I know, you just want to be a working actor. But what if I told you there's a bunch of cool stuff that working actors know that I have not found in any other acting or business of acting book yet?What if there is a way to be happy, even when you are not working, and knowing about that is the secret to being a working actor again?In this book, I have really put forth as much e...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Theater
Size: 170 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Playlist

by James Hawthorne

Author James Hawthorne looks at albums released in the past fifty years that you might potentially love but never knew existed. He explores an eclectic array of musical styles that includes classic rock, singer-songwriter, soul, country rock, electronica, punk, heavy metal, progressive rock and others. In addition, he also looks at tribute albums and soundtracks. Some of the artists featured in the book include Aerosmith, Big Star, Blue Oyster Cult, Jackson Browne, Alice Cooper, Drive-By Truckers, Steve Earle, Keith Emerson, Everclear, Field Music, Ben Folds, Robert Fripp, David Gilmour, Genesis, Daryl Hall, Eric Johnson, Rickie Lee Jones, Robert Earl Keen, the Kinks, Living Colour, Midlake, My Morning Jacket, Mott the Hoople, Shuggie Otis, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Chuck Prophet,...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Music
Size: 338 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Cape Heights Volume 1: A Day Time Tv Drama Soap Opera

by Michele Ceron

Welcome to Cape Heights, a small coastal town in Oregon where the drama never sleeps! The Rutledge Family is one of the wealthy families of Cape Heights, also one of the most troubled. With years of sibling rivalries, a father and a son who were both married to the same woman, and a company in the middle of it all, can the family finally come together for the sake of saving their floundering company?Five years ago, Darius Hilton was caught in a love triangle with two women. The three of them went through hell and back together, (including murder) who did he end up choosing to be with forever?Trisha Davis had big aspirations of becoming a famous singer, she sacrificed everything to get it, including her long time relationship with her boyfriend, Adrian Emerson. Five years later she returns ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts
Size: 670 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

How to Create Tribute Videos: Making Legacy Video Stories for Home or Work

by Brien Lee

It's never been easier to produce your own tribute videos. These videos celebrate engagements, anniversaries, retirements, milestone birthdays of family, friends, or people at work. They can heighten awareness of membership in a group, or remember a loved one who has passed on. And you can create them! The tools are readily available, and this book offers the tools and techniques for success. It's all here, From how to create the content, to the equipment you need to put it all together. The author has 40 years of experience in a lifelong career in writing, directing and producing videos. And that career started with Tributes. Did a sibling just get engaged? Create a video tribute. Are Mom and Dad celebrating their 50th Anniversary? Tell their story with a tribute. Did a mentor at work ann...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video
Size: 211 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Ultimate Piano Beginners Guide: Get To Learn the Art of Piano Playing In No Time & Surprise Your Family and Friends

by Nishant Pal

I would like to thank you and congratulate you for installing the book, The Ultimate Piano Beginner's Guide: Get To Discover the Art of Piano Playing In Surprise & No Time Your Family and FriendsThis book contains proven measures and techniques how to start playing with the guitar from the bare basicsWe've created it for the complete beginner, a person who the closest they've come to a keyboard is once they observe Lionel Richie play it in his live concert of the song Stuck on you.And no, it's not about talent. What's skill without hard work? You're right, it’s nothing! Whether you've tapered or crooked hands, you can learn to play the guitar and surprise your family.For the cost of dinner, you can access precisely what you need to get started. No teachers, no classes to attend… only u...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Children's eBooks, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction
Size: 115 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Story-Flash: Step-by-Step Technology of Plot Development (Story-Flash System Book 1)

by Alexander Astremsky

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Business & Investing, Marketing & Sales, Computers & Technology, Microsoft, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, Television, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance, Words, Language & Grammar, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides
Size: 166 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Acting is Acting: Your step by step Acting Guidebook

by Lovena Kureemun

Acting is Acting is a step by step guidebook designed to guide you in working on any new script.The book focussed on seven steps that any actor goes through while working on a new script -1) Freeing the obstacle of an actor - To understand how to eliminate all your obstacles as an actor, thus to allow you to be free, to know the essence of your true self and express that truthfully. 2) Reading the script - To guide you on how to read a script.3) Scene analysis - To identify imaginary circumstances of a scene. 4) Scene analysis into practice - To guide you in identifying choices through personalization, substitution and use of sense memory.5) Working with the lines - To help you in creating and identifying inner images, inner monologues and beat changes according the lines of the script. 6...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Theater
Size: 170 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Yes, Mr. DeMille: At the Right Hand of a Hollywood God

by Phil A. Koury

Our first meeting was in the winter of 1946.

There was nothing epic in his manner. His voice did not
sound like thunder from Mount Olympus. He stood at the door
to his office, a foot propping it open, with a warm, interested,
almost shy smile.

"Please come in."

It wasn't what one might have expected by way of greeting,
no outburst ripping open the gates of Hollywood or flaying the
souls of extras. A warmth filled the visitor, a feeling that he was
the most important person DeMille was to see that day. Was this
the legendary DeMille, the bruising, blistering Alexander of the
sound stages, who practiced deliberate cruelties on players and
his staff out of sheer love of exhibitionism? Was ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, Nonfiction
Size: 292 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Pro Magic Tricks: Master Magic University

by Darin Martineau

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games
Size: 405 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

The President's Neighbor: Comedy Script

by Brett Bacon

Imagine you live next door to the "neighbor from hell." And then imagine what might happen if the neighbor from hell is the most powerful person in the world-- the President of the United States! This is the comic premise behind the movie script: "The President's Neighbor."

Race car driver Spruce Davis’s home life is shattered when the President of the United States, Maria Luna Clark takes over all of the land surrounding Spruce’s remote, mountaintop homestead to build a new Presidential Retreat. The President does not want any neighbors, and the federal government pressures Spruce to give up the property that has been in his family for over 200 years. And to make matters worse, Spruce likes the President's daughter, Eva Davis, and the President does not approve.

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Humor
Size: 110 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Weight Watchers Freestyle Cookbook #2019: 550 Easy and Delicious WW SmartPoints Recipes for Rapid Weight Loss & Heal Your Body:The Complete Weight Watchers Freestyle Program with 21- Day Meal Plan

by William MD, Anthony R.

Weight Watchers Freestyle Cookbook #2019...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction
Size: 204 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Performing Citizenship: Bodies, Agencies, Limitations (Performance Philosophy)

by Paula Hildebrandt

This open access book discusses how citizenship is performed today, mostly through the optic of the arts, in particular the performing arts, but also from the perspective of a wide range of academic disciplines such as urbanism and media studies, cultural education and postcolonial theory. It is a compendium that includes insights from artistic and activist experimentation. Each chapter investigates a different aspect of citizenship, such as identity and belonging, rights and responsibilities, bodies and materials, agencies and spaces, and limitations and interventions. It rewrites and rethinks the many-layered concept of citizenship by emphasising the performative tensions produced by various uses, occupations, interpretations and framings....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors
Size: 318 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

As The Rush Comes (#ATRC)

by Marston James

Having found love five years ago, vulnerability and lack of control chased Jasmine off the battlefield leaving Santana to fight for them alone...

But when their younger siblings meet on the dance floor and start a war of their own;

How will Santana deal with his kid brother succeeding where he has failed? #resentfulmuch

An'how can Jasmine’s younger sister dive head first into a war she fled? #thatbitch

In 2014, where texts fly quicker than insults and hashtags are longer than sentences; the present war is simple #whencomparedtothepast...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Romance, Contemporary
Size: 560 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Majestic: Theater

by Debra Buckland

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Science & Math, Biological Sciences
Size: 1.19 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Actors and the Art of Performance: Under Exposure (Performance Philosophy)

by Susanne Granzer

Actors and the Art of Performance: Under Exposure combines the author's two main biographical paths: her professional commitment to the fields of both theatre and philosophy. The art of acting on stage is analysed here not only from the theoretical perspective of a spectator, but also from the perspective of the actor. The author draws on her experience as both a theatre actor and a university professor whose teachings in the art of acting rely heavily on her own experience and also on her philosophical knowledge. The book is unique not only in terms of its content but also in terms of its style. Written in a multiplicity of voices, the text oscillates between philosophical reasoning and narrative forms of writing, including micro-narratives, fables, parables, and inter alia by Carroll, Ho...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Science & Math
Size: 120 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 February 2020 onward PDT/PST 

A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To Success

by Miguel Washington

Success seemed to be an easy task for this young up and coming stand up comedian but Miguel found out the road to success has many twist, turns, detours and road blocks. Success has many definitions and Miguel considers himself a success but a funny thing happened on his way to success. Read Miguels amazing stories of his comic journey from the early nineties until today....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Humor
Size: 152 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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