This is a hand picked list of books and e-books on video production and filmmaking. They are not in alphabetical order. Links are to theC47's affiliates (Amazon only in this case). If you do make a purchase using these links it doesn't cost you any more than if you bought the item/s directly from the reseller and it helps support theC47 so we can continue to create free content for everyone!

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If you just want to make equipment purchases but don't want to use the product specific links below, please use these generic links... ABELCINE   |   B & H   |   AMAZON

Lighting for Portraiture
By Walter Nurnberg
Book of Movie Photography
By David Cheshire
Lighting for TV and Film
By Gerald Millerson
Shot by Shot; A Practical Guide to Filmmaking (3rd Ed.)
By John Cantine, Susan Howard, Brady Lewis
Filmcraft: Production Design
By Fionnuala Halligan
FilmCraft: Directing
By Michael Goodridge
By Mike Goodridge
The Camera Assistant's Manual
By David E. Elkins SOC
Filmcraft: Costume Design
By Deborah Nadoolman Landis
Painting With Light
By John Alton
Basics of Video Lighting
By Des Lyver, Graham Swainson
Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics
By Michael Rabiger, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier
Cinematography: Third Edition
By Kris Malkiewicz, M. David Mullen ASC
The Bare Bones Camera Course for Film and Video
By Tom Schroeppel, Chuck DeLaney

This is just the start to what will become a comprehensive list of equipment and gear for all types of production.