Film Terms and Phrases

A to Z Guide to Film Terms, 5th Edition

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Here are some bookstores where you can find the A to Z Guide to Film Terms in your area:

photo: Tim Moshansky

The A to Z Guide to Film Terms is required or recommended reading at the following Film Schools, Colleges and Training Centres:

You can usually find it in their bookstore or campus store.


Art Institute – Vancouver/Burnaby

Capilano University – North Vancouver

Centre for Arts and Technology – Kelowna, BC

Douglas College – Coquitlam, BC

PAVI – Vancouver

Langara College – Vancouver

Grant MacEwan College – Edmonton

Mount Royal University – Calgary

Red Deer College – Red Deer, AB

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) – Calgary

UBC Continuing Studies – Vancouver

Pacific Film and New Media Academy – Victoria, BC

United States:

Collins College – Phoenix, AZ

Mediatech Institute – Dallas TX

Ringling College – Sarasota FL

"I loved the book. Small, easy to use, and accurate." – Bradley Battersby, Head of the Digital Film Program at Ringling College in Sarasota, Florida.

Bookstores in Canada:


Biz Books

Capilano University Bookstore
2055 Purcell Way North Vancouver (604) 984-4972

Holly North Production Supplies 
3735 E. 1st Ave. (604) 299-2000

Okanagan Film Commission


McNally Robinson Bookstore
3130 8th Street East 8th Street at Circle Drive (306) 955-3599


McNally Robinson Bookstore
1120 Grant Avenue Unit 4000 1-800-561-1833


Theatre Books 
11 St. Thomas Street (416) 922-7175

The Source Shop
2 Pardee Avenue, Suite #102 1-888-516-3333

Bookstores in the United States:


Cinema Books 
4753 Roosevelt Blvd (206) 547-7667

Los Angeles

Larry Edmund’s Bookshop 
6644 Hollywood Blvd (323) 463-3273

The Writer's Store 
2040 Westwood Blvd 1-866-229-7483

New York City 

Drama Books
250 West 40th Street 1-800-322-0595

If you would like your local bookstore or library to carry the A to Z Guide to Film Terms, please ask them to contact us.