Books on shelf in IMATS atrium, next to couch and a plant
This is the Barnard IMATS Atrium collection. This gathering of books creates an awesome context for building your film and filmmaking dreams. The books are for use in the Library only so that you can browse, use, and share these reference tools.This is a feminist filmmaking toolkit on a shelf: connect the 1991 classic Special Make-Up Effects with Maureen Ryan’s recent Producer to Producer: A Step-by-Step Guide to Low-Budget Independent Film Producing and the brand new anthology Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos.

From the IMATS and Media Center team that brings you the Feminist Film Series and so much more, this growing collection combines in one place awesome industry and indie handbooks for the filmmaking process from storyboarding to animation techniques to scene design, directing, and producing; necessary software guides for tools like Adobe Illustrator and DaVinci Resolve 15; and profiles of feminist filmmakers you want to know. And all this curated by the feminist filmmakers, educators, and designers of IMATS: Rachel James, Karl-Mary Akre, Josalynn Smith, and Melanie Hibbert. You can browse the collection list in the CLIO catalog, and you can also visit it in the IMATS Atrium.