Lena's librarian profile on goodreads.com/lenanechet - books, favorite authors, and quotes.

Some of the latest books I read:

Lena's bookshelf: read

The Director's Vision: A Concise Guide to the Art of 250 Great Filmmakers
it was amazing
Excellently written; strong opinions; fine details and deep analysis, good film stills.
tagged: non-fiction
Book of Movie Photography
really liked it
Well illustrated, nice editing tips, outdated.
tagged: non-fiction
Creating Animated Cartoons with Character: A Guide to Developing and Producing Your Own Series for TV, the Web, and Short Film
it was ok
This attractive author was holding back practical knowledge on actual creating - I did not rent this book to learn his story.
Film: A Critical Introduction
it was amazing
Informative, well written.
tagged: non-fiction
How to Read a Film: Movies, Media, and Beyond
really liked it
For the first ~300 pages I thought it was a wonderful book. Then, after the huge poorly structured chapter about ethics of film, which messy dates and titles with occasional remarks of random value had little to do with ethics, I changed...
What They Don't Teach You at Film School: 161 Strategies For Making Your Own Movies No Matter What
liked it
Outdated; some deep psychological advice, some weird.
tagged: non-fiction
Writing with Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books
really liked it
Good help on film storyboards.
tagged: non-fiction
Documentary Filmmaking: A Contemporary Field Guide
it was amazing
Good information.
tagged: non-fiction