Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Library Resources for Learning About the Film Industry

Are you thinking about a career in Michigan's growing film industry? As more films are made on location here, and production facilities are built, trained workers will be needed. The library has several new books to help you learn more about this field, so look for these items on the new nonfiction shelf:

What I Really Want to do on Set in Hollywood / by Brian Dzyak. (791.4302 DZY)
The Truth About Being an Extra / by Jo Kelly. (791.4302 KEL)
Back to One: The Complete Move Extra's Guidebook / by Cullen Chambers. (791.4302 CHA)
Getting That Job in Hollywood, the Motion Picture, Cable & Television Industry (and What the Jobs Are) / by Steven Browne (791.4302 BRO)
Movie Speak: How to Talk Like You Belong on a Film Set / by Tony Bill. (791.403 BIL)

The following items have been ordered and will be available soon:

Film and Television: An All-in-One Guide to Navigating Toward a New Career / by S.J. Stratford.
Acting in Television Commercials for Fun and Profit / by Squire Fridell.

Macomb Community College's Center for Continuing Education is now offering a film industry training program to prepare students for technical careers in the industry. Check out the course offerings by clicking here.

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