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Film school : the true story of a midwestern family man who went to the world's most famous film school, fell flat, Steve Boman, (ebook)

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Film school : the true story of a midwestern family man who went to the world's most famous film school, fell flat
Title
Film school
Title remainder
the true story of a midwestern family man who went to the world's most famous film school, fell flat
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Steve Boman
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Language
eng
Summary
A memoir of a very non-typical film student making his way through USC's famously competitive program. When Midwestern journalist Steve Boman applied to the University of Southern California's vaunted School of Cinematic Arts, the world's oldest and most prestigious film school, he had more than a few strikes against him: His wife was recovering from thyroid cancer. His beloved sister had just died of leukemia. He lost his job. He had three young children. He was in his late thirties. And he had no experience in filmmaking. As Boman navigates his way through USC's arduous three-year graduate production program, he finds that his films fall flat, he's threatened with being kicked out of the program, and he becomes the old guy no one wants to work with. Defeated, he quits and moves back home to be with his family. Urged by his wife to reapply, he miraculously gets in for a second time... only to have a stroke on the first day of classes. But instead of doing the easy thing-running away again-Boman throws caution to the wind and embraces the challenge. He slowly becomes a gray-haired Golden Boy at USC with films that sparkle. And then he does the impossible: While still in school, for a class project, he dreams up a television series that CBS catches wind of and develops into Three Rivers, a primetime Sunday night show
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Boman, Steve
Dewey number
791.4502/33
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Boman, Steve
  • University of Southern California
  • Television producers and directors
  • Television writers
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Film school : the true story of a midwestern family man who went to the world's most famous film school, fell flat, Steve Boman, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781936661213
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12192958
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remote
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12192958
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MWT12192958
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Film school : the true story of a midwestern family man who went to the world's most famous film school, fell flat, Steve Boman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781936661213
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12192958
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12192958
System control number
MWT12192958
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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