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Appleseed Productions

Overview
Works: 158 works in 246 publications in 1 language and 1,525 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Educational films  Interviews  Internet videos  History  Nonfiction films  Short films  Anecdotes  Instructional films  Filmed interviews 
Classifications: PN2091.S8, 792.028
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Most widely held works by Appleseed Productions
Costume design( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In interviews with designers, the basic questions of theatrical costume design are addressed. Topic covered include: deciding on the overall costume look, researching periods and styles, choosing colors and textures, source materials, drawing designs, basic patterns, hiring versus making costumes, costume upkeep, simple size alterations, wigs and make-up, period costuming (e.g. Elizabethan, Victorian), accessories, emergency repair kits, technical and dress rehearsals, and budgets. Examples from actual productions are used as illustrations
Set design( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses many aspects of set design, including production management, supervising construction, creating atmosphere, the relationship between the design elements, lighting, research and visual influences, budget, space limitations, props and the technical rehearsal
The actor's technique( Visual )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singer/actors, dancer/singers, and actor/dancers talk about their breathing, voice and movement techniques. Methods introduced include Stanislavsky (psychology of character), Suzuki (spatial awareness and movement), Laban (voice and body characterisation), Strassberg (American method)
Acting for the screen by Appleseed Productions( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working actors discuss the aspects and differences of working in theater, film, and television
Culture and cuisine( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to everyday life, culture and food in Italy including fashion, art and architecture, the opera and cinema, literature, and Italian dishes as pasta, pizza, and risotto. Viewers also learn about the cheeses, garlic and herbs, desserts, wines, liquors, and coffee served in Italy
Japanese the spoken and written language( Visual )

in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sounds that are unique to Japanese. Inflection within the word and the sentence. Dialects and accents within Japan. Young people's slang. Body language. Common misunderstandings. The evolution of the writing system: hiragana, katakana and kanji - their applications. Calligraphy. Migration of words to and from the language. Male and female use of the language."--Producer
Behind the mask : a study of masks and how to use them( Visual )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive overview of masks including, what they are, their origin, design elements, making masks and wearing them. Both professional and student actors are involved and a discussion with a university professor, Peter Koepping is presented
Japan society( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary examines Japanese society, including sports, family life, males and females, courtship, marriage, religion, education, work and government
Asian languages. the spoken and written language( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this introduction to the Chinese language, the commentators demonstrate the spoken and written Chinese language. They also examine the differences between Mandarin and Cantonese
Leadership, motivation and communication( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses management styles and the qualities of being a good manager while focusing on leadership, motivation & empowerment, and communication. It also addresses the psychology of working styles and the benefits of teamwork
Drama( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes common warm up routines, explains the value of improvisation as a warm up strategy, teaches breathing and relaxation exercises before going on stage
Languages. history, geography, and commerce( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video, produced by Greg Shepherd, is about the history, geography and commerce of China and covers climate, regions, major cities, working conditions, and economic development
Playing a part( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rehearsal process step by step through the rehearsal schedule. From play readings, 'blocking', run through and adjustments, to 'tech week'-when actors work on the set. And finally the performance
The Catholic Church the Catholic mass( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the background and structure of the mass, 20th century reforms, the role of the priest, the Vatican Council and the role of the Pope, symbolism, and the religious calender
Playing a part( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Writers, directors, designers and actors: what they do and how they do it! From the glimmer of an idea through to a finished script: the process of creating a living world of characters and drama - this process is in the hands of 'the team'. The success of the final production depends not only on everyone having the same vision, but bringing their particular skills and imagination to a creative collaboration - the play or the film. We examine the roles of company members and talk to them about how they communicate their ideas." -- www.appleseed.com.au
Lighting design( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional lighting designers discuss the design and placement of lighting in order to create mood and atmosphere. It discusses gobos, gels, and spotlights; explains how to preset cross fading and address the technical dress rehearsal
Italian society( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to everyday life, religion, and the arts in Italy
From Page to Stage a Guide to Student Productions by Alan Coveney( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playwrights and directors discuss the creative process behind their works, the origins of their ideas, their characters, writing methods etc
Languages. history, geography, and commerce( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program highlights the major names and events in France's history, including Charlemagne, the Bourbon dynasty, the French Revolution, Napoleon, the world wars, and Charles de Gaulle. It explores the geography of France and discusses the commercial aspects of modern French society, considering the position of the French language in world commerce
 
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