Browsing posts tagged: Business Aspects
Raising a Star

So your child wants to be a star? But what does it really take? Money? Looks? Tons of time? Not necessarily.Nancy Carson, a children’s agent who has worked in the industry for more than twenty-five years and has guided the careers of such celebrities as Britney Spears, Mischa Barton, and even a young Cynthia Nixon, […]

Understanding the Music Industries

Everyone knows music is big business, but do you really understand how ideas and inspiration become songs, products, downloads, concerts and careers? This textbook guides students to a full understanding of the processes that drive the music industries. More than just an expose or ‚how to‘ guide, this book gives students the tools to make […]

The Reel Truth

Did you know that most of the biggest indie filmmakers, screenwriters, and producers working today each made the same avoidable mistakes early on in their careers?The Reel Truth details the pitfalls, snares, and roadblocks that aspiring filmmakers encounter. Reed Martin interviewed more than one hundred luminaries from the independent film world to discuss the near […]

The Music Industry Handbook

The Music Industry Handbook, Second edition is an expert resource and guide for all those seeking an authoritative and user-friendly overview of the music industry today. The new edition includes coverage of the latest developments in music streaming, including new business models created by the streaming service sector. There is also expanded exploration of the […]

Presto!

An unconventional weight loss tale from an unconventional personalityPenn Jillette tells how he lost 100 pounds with his trademark outrageous sense of humor and biting social commentary that makes this success story anything but ordinary.Legendary magician Penn Jillette was approaching his sixtieth birthday. Topping 330 pounds and saddled with a systolic blood pressure reading over […]

How to Produce a West End Show

‘There’s no business like show business…’ How to Produce a West End Show demystifies the working world of live theatre. This is an insider account that maps an entry route into the industry and examines the challenges faced by West End producers. , How to budget and finance a show , How to assemble a […]

Make Your Show a Success: Teach Yourself

Wherever your theatre interests lies, this is an essential book for you. It covers a wide range of key issues, from tips on coping with first night nerves, to a full section on health and safety, to funding and taxation. Illustrated with handy guides to lighting and staging and containing essential resources, this book will […]

The Musician’s Legal Companion

Don’t sign a recording contract before reading this book! The Musician’s Legal Companion, Second Edition gets to the core of the legal issues you need to know about, in clear, straightforward language. Here you’ll find easy-to-comprehend explanations of the four main contracts used in the music business: recording artist, songwriter, artist management, and performance. You’ll […]

The People’s Platform

From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our age The Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where everyone can be heard and all can participate equally. But how true is this claim? In a seminal dismantling […]