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Film (HE): Books

Here you can find some useful books if you are studying an HE course in Film Studies

The Key books sections shows some books that will be useful for your course and New books shows some of the recent additions to our collection. Click on them to see them in the catalogue to find out more details about them or see if they are available to borrow.

These aren't all the books in the Library,  if you are interested in something else you can use the catalogue  to search  for what your are interested in. The books are arranged in the Library using Dewey Decimal Classification. This is a number sequence from 000-999, with each subject having it own number.  See below to see the important numbers for Film Studies.

Whilst social distancing measures are in place to help everyone stay safe we ask that you do not take books off the shelves, if you find a book you want please ask at the Library Desk.

Alternately you can request a book in advance in person, by phone or using the Library Catalogue, find out how here.

The Library catalogue has Reading Lists for some of the modules on your course. Choose one  of the modules below to see all the books the Library has from that list.

Film Contexts Film Production Story Telling
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Key books for your course

New books

Auteurs and authorship - a film reader

Auteurs and authorship - a film reader

Shelfmark:

 

791.430233AUT

 

Directing the documentary

Directing the documentary

Shelfmark:

 

070.18 RAB

Film theory and criticism

Film theory and criticism

Shelfmark:

 

791.4301 FIL

Practical DV Film making

Practical DV Film making

Shelfmark:

 

778.590285 EVA

Understanding film theory

Understanding film theory

Shelfmark:

 

791.4301 DOU

You'll never eat lunch in the town again

You'll never eat lunch in the town again

Shelfmark:

 

791.4302 PHI

The art of small films

The art of small films

Shelfmark:

 

791.45083 POS

Useful e-books

Cutting Rhythms
Drive in Cinema
Early Race Filmmaking in America
Critical Perspectives on the Western
More than night
Technique of Film Editing

Finding books in the Library

These are the main shelf marks numbers for books on Film.  

If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 

Shelf Mark

Subject

306 Culture
700 Art
777 Cinematography
777.55 Editing
777.7 Motion Graphics
791.43 Film Studies
791.4302 Film Making
791.430233 Producing
791.43033 Directing
791.436 Film Genres
791.45 Television
808.23 Scriptwriting
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