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Summary: Ryan Electrics buys and renovates Taskerlands, a brooding gothic mansion, for use as a research and and development center to work on new recording media. The scientists soon discover that the renovation work is only skin-deep, and that something ancient and malevolent lies hidden beneath the stonework of the building.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sinister Cinema 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV STO

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: OM Records 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC FAR

Summary: An exploration of the power of cinema sound, as revealed by experts, a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAK

Contents: Afros in ya / J Boogie's dubtronic science -- The tribute / Colossus -- Autumn evening breeze / Sound Providers -- Chali 2na Comin' Thru / DJ Numark feat. Chali 2na -- Come down / Red Astaire -- Flow / Zion I feat. Goapele -- Nostalgia / DJ Spinna -- Cali spaces / Mark Farina -- Funky for you / Blu Bizness -- Puttin' in work / Wee Bee Foolish -- Hollywood / DJ Dez -- Music makes the world go...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: OM Records 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC FAR

Summary: "Takes you on an exclusive and rarely seen journey into the process behind creating a duets recording. Legendary entertainer Tony Bennett teams up with the biggest names in contemporary music, all live in the studio recording side by side with Bennett and his superb jazz quartet. This "behind the scenes" musical diary, complete with exclusive "in the moment" interviews, was shot completely in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony BMG Music Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD TON

Summary: With anecdotes and humor, composer Howard Gooddall presents five of the great breakthroughs in European music and what they mean today as classical music is being absorbed into the mainstream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HOW

Summary: What is it like to work in one of the world's most exciting communications industries? Going behind the scenes on the set of the TV show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, this program provides an inside look at careers in television and film. Interviews with industry professionals provide a clear picture of the training, duties, and job opportunities offered by the positions of producer, assistant...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: With the abyss of the Cultural Revolution far behind it, cinema in the People's Republic of China is as vital and complex as any in the world. This program examines the so-called Fifth and Sixth generations of Chinese filmmakers, exploring their thematic and stylistic differences and their varying approaches to domestic and international markets. It also looks at underground auteurs who use...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Forbidden to depict sex, obscenity, or violence, Iranian filmmakers carefully choose their subjects and practice skillfully indirect, allegorical storytelling. Movies featuring children-filled with intimacy and social commentary that would be harder to realize using adults-have become common. This program examines the evolution and enduring individuality of Iran's film industry while...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Fascinated with comic books as a boy, Chris Columbus set his sights on working for Marvel or DC-until he realized that making movies provided the same thrill, only more so. This program allows viewers to sit down with the director and hear his recollections of breaking into Hollywood, making hit films, and working with high-caliber talent. Columbus talks about his early screenwriting efforts...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Caused both by humans and by nature, disasters have played an unforgettable part in the history of the 20th century. This program contains footage of the 1937 Hindenburg disaster at Lakehurst, the 1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse, and the aftermath of Pan Am flight 103's mid-air explosion over Lockerbie and the 1998 high-speed train crash at Eschede. Clips of natural catastrophes include...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Helicopters lifting off from the U.S. Embassy at the fall of Saigon, an IRA terrorist throwing hand grenades at a funeral, oil wells burning out of control in Kuwait: these unforgettable images transcend words to affect viewers deeply. This program contains clips of those and other events, including civil war in Nigeria, the Falkland Islands War, the aftermath of the explosion of Pan Am flight...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: And finally, a set of outrageous stories of the kind so frequently used at the end of news broadcasts. Clips in this program feature the largest and smelliest flower, a school for Santas, a pilot who literally flies blind, a telepathic terrier, the World Worm-Charming Championships, crossing the Atlantic by pedal boat, bungee-jumping at Victoria Falls, underwater hockey, the 16th Annual...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Gervais, Rod.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomson Course Technology 2006

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Summary: No matter how photogenic the subject, a close-up shot must be properly lit if it's going to launch a thousand ships. This program presents a comprehensive look at the art and science of lighting people. It teaches viewers the importance of adjusting the size, distance, and position of a light source; how to control contrast by manipulating hard and soft light; and how to make use of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Garnering a reputation as an actor's director, Barry Levinson has built a career around character-driven films-which, despite their complex themes and quirky premises, often attract Hollywood's biggest stars. This program profiles the creative force behind Diner, The Natural, Good Morning Vietnam, and other projects, exploring his views on directing actors, creating the specific look of a film,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: In spite of competition by other media, movies have remained a perennial favorite of American viewing audiences. But what is it like to make them? This program analyzes the film industry from a variety of technical, financial, legal, and business perspectives. Topics explored include marketing and merchandising, financial influences on content, special effects and Hollywood action movies, the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: For his first feature, Australian-born Roger Donaldson tried to cast Jack Nicholson. The star was unavailable, but the fledgling director's attempt signified his commitment to the project and his passion for making movies. In this program, Donaldson revisits many of his behind-the-scenes experiences, focusing on The Bounty, Thirteen Days, The Recruit, and other blockbusters. He explains what...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Contains musical samples illustrating and comparing various stereophonic recording techniques, as well as signals for testing loudspeakers and rooms.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Stereophile 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INFORMATION STE

Summary: This informative program exposes areas of narrative-writing that most frequently pose challenges for beginners, providing tips and techniques for authoring a good read. Viewers learn how to create well-rounded characters, complete with motivations and character flaws; techniques for establishing tone and mood; and how to capture attention starting on page one. The video also covers writing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: "We asked musiciains to cut a 78 record of an old song using one microphone, one blank lacquer disc and one 1930s PRESTO disc recorder... anywhere they chose... in one take.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SEV

Owsinski, Bobby.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781 OWS

Rosenbluth, Vera

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hartley & Marks 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.1 ROS

Summary: While northern India's 100-year-old film industry is best known for flamboyant dance sequences and romantic plot lines, its directors have begun to step outside established formulas and explore grittier subject matter. This program surveys the world of Bollywood filmmaking, examining the personalities as well as the commercial and thematic concerns that drive central Asia's answer to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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