This is an A-to-Z guide to the cinema of the world fron its very beginnings. It is the most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia ever published in English, with more than 7,000 entries on
-Directors, producers, stars and feature players, cinematographers, screenwriters, composers, and art directors
-Motion picture studios and film centers
-Film-related organizations and events
-Styles, genres, and schools of Filmmaking
-Industry jargon and technical terms
-Inventions, inventors, and equipement
-And much, much more
The Film Encyclopedia is the indispensable film book for serious students, buffs, critics, and everyone else associated with the art and craft of motion pictures.