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Digital Video John Fauer : advice
and information on how to shoot digital video - for the amatuer
as well as the professional - covers shooting, editing, and distributing
Video! I Didn't Know You Could Do That... Erica
Sadun : a user-friendly guide offering tips and and tricks on how
to get the most out of your video projects - explains how to use
a video camera, how to plan a move, editing tips and techniques,
and overviews of video software. The accompanying CD includes trial
versions of Video Studio and Video Wave.
Production Handbook Gerald
Millerson : the guide for complete beginners get to know your camera
controls with easy practical instruction learn how to frame pictures
understand lighting technology and equipment and how to get the
look you want learn creative techniques using visual effects
Feature Film Production Gregory Goodell
to Get a Job in Television: Insider Secrets on How to Get, Do and
Keep a Job in TV Susan Walls : "A guide
for young job seekers needing to know what is involved in working
in television. The book aims to encourage the right sort of people
to come into television production, and saves young job seekers
the horrors of "learning on the job"."
on Camera : A Checklist of Video and Film Technique Harris
Word to Image: Storyboarding and the Filmmaking Process Marcie
Begleiter : A step-by-step guide to storyboarding for the novice
as well as the professional.
Reality Transformed: Film as Meaning and Technique Irving
Singer : Singer concentrates on questions about appearance and reality,
the visual and the literary, and the interplay between communication
as a goal and alienation as a hazard in films of every sort..
Camera : Essential Know-how for Programme-makers Harris
Videos for Money: Planning and Producing Information Videos, Commercials,
and Infomercials Barry Hampe : "can be used
as a comprehensive how-to guide by newcomers or as a valuable resource
for professionals facing the need to expand their skills into profitable
Up Your Shots: Great Camera Moves Every Filmmaker Should Know Jeremy
Vineyard : "A complete visual encyclopaedia of creative camera
set ups and moves for filmmakers and cinema fans. It features over
100 storyboards with simple descriptions which show how to achieve
a number of effects, images and compositions." The book is
presented in a horizontal format, creating a cinematic perspective,
and there are over 135 references to shots from classic movies,
including "Titanic", "Blade Runner", "Star
Wars" and "Vertigo".
Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film and Television Judith
Making a Winning Short: How to Write, Direct, Edit, and Produce
a Short Film Edmond Levy : Covers scripts, treatments,
dialog, screenplay format, starting a production, and working with
actors and crews, and recounts the production of an actual film...
The Animation Book: A Complete Guide to Animated Filmmaking Kit
Laybourne : A guide to the theory, aesthetics, and techniques of
animation features detailed instructions, projects, and discussions
on such topics as basic movement, and digital ink and paint...
and Selling Your Films Around the World: A Guide for Independent
Filmmakers John Durie : "Guides independent
producers, both seasoned professionals and first-timers, through
business practices of international sales agents, distributors,
They Don't Teach You at Film School: 140 Strategies to Make Your
Own Movie, No Matter What Camille Landau, Tiare
White : effective solutions for surviving both the large and small
crises of filmmaking - "From how to finish (or get started
on..) a script, through dealing with jealous actors, abandoned lovers,
mutinous film crews, angry landlords, and even angrier investors,
the two authors of this book know what it takes to get to the top,
no matter what." Film industry veterans Camille Landau and
Tiare White draw from their own experiences and those of other filmmakers
to show readers how to make a film on their own terms!
Ettedgui : offers an insight into the art and skill of cinematography...
the Score: Conversations with Film Composers About the Art, Craft,
Blood, Sweat, and Tears of Writing Music for Cinema David
Morgan : A selection of interviews with such leading film score
composers as Mark Isham, Alan Menken, Jerry Goldsmith, Philip Glass,
and Elmer Bernstein, offers a look into the creative process of
composing for film...
Cinematography Paul Wheeler : how cameras and
film work, the responsibilities and duties of the camera crew, working
with a director, lighting and post-production considerations...
(suitable for novices).
If you're involved in, or interested in digital cinematography,
try Wheller's Digital
Cinematography : a step-by-step guide to high end digital
camerawork includes high definition and 24p technology...
Can Be a Movie Extra: The Complete Guide to Working as a Supporting
Artiste in Film and TV : "the ultimate insider's guide
(author Rob Martin is a leading casting agent, who's supplied Extras
for films such as Gladiator and Harry Potter). It tells you everything
you need to know, from getting on an agent's books to what to do
on your first day on set, and how to make sure you keep getting
regular work, whether it be in films, on TV, or in commercials and
Documentary Films Barry Hampe : "Discusses
each step in creating documentaries from conception to final film,
and offers advice on capturing human behavior and recreating past
Guerilla Film Maker's Handbook: With CD Genevieve Jolliffe,
Chris Jones : A guide to low-budget moviemaking in the UK and around
the world. Featuring tips, a yellow pages listing, contracts, and
other information needed to create a film, the book explodes industry
myth. The accompanying CD-ROM contains accounting programs.
Directing: Shot-by-shot Steve Katz : an introduction
to the rudiments of film production
Production: The Complete Uncensored Guide to Independent Filmmaking Greg
Merritt : how to make an independent film, sell an independent film,
attend a film festival, etc.
Lighting: Talks with Hollywood's Cinematographers and Gaffers Kris
with Light John Alton, Todd McCarthy (Introduction)
: In simple, non-technical language, Alton explains the job of the
cinematographer and explores how lighting, camera techniques and
choice of locations determine the visual mood of film.
Directing Cinematic Motion: Cinematic Motion Steven
D. Katz : the ins and outs of film production...
and Financing Louise Levison : A guide to business
plans and financing for independent filmmakers.
Video Camerawork (Media Manual) Peter Ward :
introduces digital camerawork techniques used in television and
video production, with step-by-step instructions on everything necessary
from camera controls, to editing, lighting, and sound...
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