Movie Speak: How to Talk Like You Belong on a Movie Set

Movie Speak: How to Talk Like You Belong on a Movie Set

by Tony Bill

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ISBN-13: 9780761143598
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/08/2009
Edition description: Original
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 292,684
Product dimensions: 4.38(w) x 6.28(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Tony Bill started out in Hollywood as an actor, became an Oscar-winning producer (The Sting), and then a director for film (My Bodyguard, Five Corners, Untamed Heart, Flyboys, and more) and television (Truman Capote's "One Christmas," Harlan County War, Pictures of Hollis Woods). He teaches and lectures widely on film and lives with his family in the oldest house in Venice, California.

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Movie Speak: How to Talk Like You Belong on a Movie Set 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
billdill More than 1 year ago
I should have taken the advice of the store and sat down and read a couple of pages. I thought it would be filled with anecdotes about celebrities. It just wasn't what I thought it would be. My fault. I'm sure its a wonderful book but, not my cup of tea.
readingrules More than 1 year ago
We got this for a high school aged nephew who already makes short videos and special effects for his own and others' performances, and I ended up reading it cover to cover before we gave it to him. It is full of really interesting, very unusual and hilarious descriptions of the terms used on a movie set. Tony Bill is a great writer and has managed to make what is essentially a "dictionary" into a great read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago