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Begleiter, Marcie. From Word to Image: Storyboarding and the Filmmaking Process. Studio City, CA: Michael Wiese Productions, 2001.
ISBN 0-941188-28-0

Boulegue, Franck and Marisa C. Hayes, eds.
Art in Motion: Current Research in Screendance. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
ISVN (10) 1-4438-7126-5

Brannigan, Erin.
Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2011.
ISBN 978-0-19-536723-2

Dodds, Sherril.
Dance on Screen: Genres and Media from Hollywood to Experimental Art. New York: PALGRAVE, 2001.
ISBN 0-333-80145-8

Douglas, John S. and Glenn P. Harnden.
The Art of Technique: An Aesthetic Approach to Film and Video Production. Boston: Simon & Schuster Co., 1996.
ISBN 0-205-14248-6

Hall, Doug and Sally Jo Fifer.
Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art. New York, NY: Aperture, 1990.

Katz, Steven D.
Cinematic Motion. 2nd Edition. Studio City, CA: Michael Weise Productions, 2004.
ISBN 0-941188-90-6

Lazaro, Lydia Platon.
Defiant Itineraries: Caribbean Paradigms in American Dance and Film. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
ISBN 978-1-137-47553-4

Lyver, Des and Graham Swainson.
Basics of Video Lighting. 2nd Edition. Burlington, MA: Focal Press, 1999.
ISBN 0-240-51559-5

Mascelli, Joseph V.
The Five C’s of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Techniques. Beverly Hills, CA: Silman-James Press, 1965. ($30)
ISBN 1-879505-41-X

McPherson, Katrina.
Making Video Dance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen. New York: Routledge Press, 2006.
ISBN10: 0-415-37950-4

Mitoma, Judy.
Envisioning Dance on Film and Video. New York: Routledge, 2002.
ISBN 0-415-94170-9

Musburger, Robert B.
Single-camera Video Production. 6th Edition. Woburn, MA: Focal Press, 2002.
ISBN 0-240-80476-7

Porter, Jenelle.
Dance with Camera. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
ISBN 978-0-88454-118-9

Rees, A. L.
A History of Experimental Film and Video. London: British Film Institute, 1999.
ISBN 0-85170-681-9

Rosenberg, Douglas.
Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2012.
ISBN 978-0-19-977261-2

Rosenberg, Douglas.
The Oxford Handbook of Screendance Studies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
ISBN 9780199981601

Van Sijll, Jennifer.
Cinematic Storytelling: The 100 Most Powerful Film Conventions Every Filmmaker Must Know. Studio City, CA: Michael Weise Productions, 2005.
ISBN 1-932907-05-X

Ward, Peter.
Digital Video Camerawork. Burlington, MA: Focal Press, 2000.
ISBN 0-240-51605-2

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Brannigan, Erin. "Maya Deren, Dance, and Gestural Encounters in ‘Ritual in Transfigured Time.’" Senses of Cinema 22 (Sept-Oct 2002). (13 October 2006).

Eisenstein, Sergei. "A Dialectic Approach to Filmmaking." In
Film Form: Essays in Film Theory. Edited and translated by Jay Leyda, New York, Harcourt Brace, 1949.

Greenfield, Amy. "Filmdance: Space, Time, and Energy." In Filmdance Festival. New York: The Experimental Intermedia Foundation at the Public Theatre, 1983.

Nagrin, Daniel. "The Art of Videotaping Dance."

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