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Appleseed Productions

Overview
Works: 175 works in 232 publications in 2 languages and 1,348 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Instructional films  History  Anecdotes  Educational films  Documentary films 
Classifications: PN2061, 792.028
Publication Timeline
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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 144 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 120 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 )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 91 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
Leadership, motivation and communication( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 36 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
Japan society( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary examines Japanese society, including sports, family life, males and females, courtship, marriage, religion, education, work and government
Warm-ups and improvisation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 34 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
Japanese the spoken and written language( Visual )

in English and held by 33 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 make and use them( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents a comprehensive overview of masks: what they are, their origin, design elements, making masks and wearing them. The origins and uses of masks in theaters are discussed, and both professional and student actors are interviewed about using masks in performance. Also, a demonstration of how to make a mask is shown."
The rehearsal process( 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. Takes the viewer through play readings, "blocking," run-through and adjustments, to "tech week" (when actors work on the set), and finally the performance
Culture and cuisine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines contemporary French culture focusing on clothing and style, the artistic heritage of France, and specifically French foods and alcoholic beverages
The Catholic Church the Catholic mass( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 28 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
Japan history, geography, and commerce( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary traces the history of Japan from ancient and medieval times through the Meiji era of reform and World War II to the post-war reconstruction and economic miracle of the late 20th century. It explores the geography and climate of Japan and looks at its significant role in world commerce. It highlights basic rules and etiquette of doing business in Japan and describes transportation, housing and meals
German society( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses German society, media, family life, relationships between children and adults, a typical German dwelling, males and females, marriage, religion, education, apprenticeships, employment, workplace, trade unions, role of government, political parties, and the environment
From page to stage( 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
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
The creative team( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 23 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 22 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
Languages Chinese, the spoken and written language( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 21 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
Public speaking getting ready to speak( Visual )

in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives tips and advice from public speakers involved in the Toastmasters organization on how to prepare a speech and how to present it
 
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