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Women Who Run the Show

Women Who Run the Show is based on more than 125 interviews with women in every segment of the entertainment business-from feature films to TV, from corporate offices and new media to the back lot. Women Who Run the Show is the account of women's lives in the Hollywood workplace from the 1970s to 2000.

Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story Book

For decades, stuntwomen have faced institutional discrimination, unequal pay, and sexual harassment even as they jumped from speeding trains and raced horse-drawn carriages away from burning buildings. Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story features sixty-five interviews, showcasing the absorbing stories and uncommon courage...

The Stuntwoman’s Workout: Get Your Body Ready for Anything

To perform the dangerous, awe-inspiring stunts and daring feats for Hollywood's top action movies, stuntwoman Danielle Burgio needs to stay in peak physical condition. In The Stuntwoman's Workout: Get Your Body Ready for Anything she shares the exclusive fitness program that allows her to meet any challenge on the big screen.

How to Stunt in Hollywood

Are you trying to break into the film industry? Would you like to escape your 9 to 5 job? Do you desire a more fulfilling lifestyle? Maybe you just want a behind the scenes look into one of the most important professions in the movie industry. How...

Stuntwomen’s Association of Motion Pictures

In 1967 a group of women joined together to let the film and television industry know that they needed "women to stunt double, women!" Today, the Stuntwomen's Association of Motion Pictures has 32 members and is growing. Together members have hundreds of major motion picture and television credits.

From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies

From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies is a revolutionary classic of feminist cinema criticism. Molly Haskell’s From Reverence to Rape remains as insightful, searing, and relevant as it was the day it was first published. Ranging across time and genres from the golden age...

A Life at Risk

Stuntman and Stunt Coordinator, Rick Avery. After losing two consecutive matches while wrestling on his high school wrestling team, Rick Avery learned from his wrestling coach what would become Rick’s life motto—regardless of the risk factor and intensity of whatever obstacles he...

Action Movie Maker’s Handbook

Action Movie Maker's Handbook by Andy Armstrong Action Movie Maker's Handbook is Movie Action Director and Stunt Coordinator Andy Armstrong's instruction manual for anyone making action movies. Information gained from his over forty year career designing, coordinating and directing action on some of...

Stars, Stunts and Stories: A Hollywood Stuntman’s Fall to Fame

Carl Ciarfalio's book Stars, Stunts and Stories: A Hollywood Stuntman's Fall to Fame, readers will travel behind the scenes - hearing insider anecdotes about mega-stars, experiencing some gnarly stunts, and receiving useful insights and advice about the unique and exciting world of action in film and TV.

Stunts: The How To Handbook

Award winning, veteran stuntwoman, Angela Meryl, has written a tried and proven "How To" guide called Stunts: The How To Handbook. The book was written for men and women interested in beginning or advancing a successful professional stunt career in Hollywood. When not jumping off roof tops for people...