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The Short Story of Film

A Pocket Guide to Key Genres, Films, Techniques and Movements

Ian Haydn Smith

£14.99

The Short Story of Film is a new and innovative introduction to the art of film-making. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key movies, from superhero blockbusters to indie darlings. The design of the book allows the reader to navigate their way around key genres, movements and techniques with ease. Accessible, concise and fun to read, this pocket guide will give moviegoers a new way to enjoy their favourite films and to discover new ones to watch.

Ian Haydn Smith is the editor of Curzon Magazine and the BFI’s Filmmaker Magazine. He has written and broadcast widely on film and photography, including the bestselling 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.

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