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Video Shooter 3rd Edition

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“Show me a world I haven’t seen before!” These words from veteran cinematographer Barry Braverman will resonate as you read (and re-read) this revamped edition of Video Shooter. The third edition takes you beyond the technicalities of sensors, lenses, and tripods, to instill a practical and inspired appreciation for the craft of both the camera and the stories you choose to tell. Braverman draws from decades of personal experience on high-profile documentaries and feature films to explain the makings of a compelling visual storyteller.

This is no ordinary dull-as-dishwater camera book! With wit and humor Video Shooter, Third Edition explores the discipline of the 2D and 3D imagemaker, from the need to maintain a clear point of view and eyeline, to the emotional impact of lens choice and color palette. You’ll learn to avoid generic shots and angles, and apply the principle of exclusion to maintain rigorous control of the frame. You’ll understand how close-ups can drive a story and how composition, selective focus, and simple lighting direct the viewer’s eye inside the frame. Most of all you’ll learn not to make it too easy ? by challenging your viewersyou’ll elevate the value of your work and your reputation as a craftsman.

Whether you shoot with a sophisticated 4K camcorder, large-sensor DSLR, or an iPhone, the lessons of Video Shooter, Third Edition will enhance your storytelling skills by helping you exploit a camera’s capabilities to the maximum.

New to Video Shooter, Third Edition: 
3D storytelling and techniques fundamentals of image capture and stereo production with an emphasis on simple integrated one-piece 3D camcorders
Video storytelling with DSLRs how to get the best look out of these large sensor cameras despite the compromises
Post-camera imaging, filtering, stabilizing
Outputting your show to the Web or DVD
Insights into the working life of a video shooter ? how to identify and land your ideal job, and work successfully with ego-crazed collaborators
End of chapter study guides with review questions for educators

A companion website provides supplemental materials, including video tutorials based on the lessons in the book

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VIEW CAMERA TECHNIQUES 7TH ED.

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VIEW CAMERA TECHNIQUES 7TH ED.

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Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art of Digital Montage

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Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art of Digital Montage

By Catherine McIntyre

Focal Press – 2014 – 240 pages

Catherine McIntyre, like many fine artists, created traditional art for

decades before encountering the versatility of digital imaging

technology. Free of her Rotring pens and scalpel, she now uses Photoshop

to create her montages. Visual Alchemy explores McIntyre’s

sources of inspiration as well as her methods, offering an aesthetic

guide to composition, color, texture and all of the other means of

communication that artists have at their disposal. While these concepts

and techniques make use of Photoshop, they will apply to any digital

imaging program and indeed to any medium, whether traditional or

digital. Featuring McIntyre’s own art as well as that of artists around

the globe, Visual Alchemy is an invitation to discover the artistic possibilities of picture making through digital montage.

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Visual Effects for Film and Television, 1st Edition

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Visual Effects for Film and Television, 1st Edition

Print Book

Author : M Mitchell

Published: 20 Sep 2004

Imprint: Focal Press

ISBN: 9780240516752

An essential quick reference which provides the latest techniques and practices in the area of special effects

Key Features

* Offers an invaluable insight into the use of special effects in film and television
* Step-by-step coverage from moving camera through to post production for ease of understanding
* Learn all the skills and techniques required from the only text available on the subject

Description

* An invaluable insight into the use of visual effects in film and television
* Fully illustrated with diagrams to show you step-by-step techniques
* Covers visual effects processes from front-of-camera to post-production
* Integrated approach to film, video and digital techniques
* Redefines the rules of photography so that they can be broken for effects
* Shows the line of development from the oldest to the newest processes
* A must for cinematographers, editors, designers and students of VFX alike
* Everything you need to know to plan and supervise visual effects shots
* Essential reading for anyone working in commercials/advertising photography or effects

Written by an experienced professional, this manual is the essential guide to understanding the principles and background of modern visual effects.

Visual effects are at the forefront of a digital revolution in the film and video industry and are becoming more and more important to movie language. This book teaches the practical techniques and skills required to incorporate effects successfully into both film and television production.

Readership

Students on media courses, professional broadcast production staff retraining/multiskilling, professionals on industry training courses, new entrant broadcast staff

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VOICE OVER FOR ANIMATION

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VOICE OVER FOR ANIMATION

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Way Beyond Monochrome 2e

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$Way Beyond Monochrome 2e

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Way Beyond Monochrome 2nd Edition – Paperback

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Way Beyond Monochrome 2e

Advanced Techniques for Traditional Black & White Photography including digital negatives and hybrid printing

By Ralph LambrechtChris Woodhouse

© 2011 – Focal Press

542 pages

About the Book

Photo Techniques Magazine stated: “All our readers need to know about this very useful book.” Indeed, there is no other compendium that is as in-depth as this for the beauty and magic of fine-art black-and-white photography. With 560 pages and over 1,000 illustrations, Way Beyond Monochrome starts with conceptual lessons of composition and takes you through image capture, exposure, controlling tonality, variable-contrast paper, archival printing, mounting, framing and presentation with simple concepts to an advanced level. This new edition has been completely revised and heavily expanded, adding over 250 pages to the original edition with new chapters on print mounting, spotting, framing, digital negatives, utilizing digital technologies for alternative processes, and fabulous do-it-yourself projects. Overall, the authors have created a thoroughly researched, technologically sound yet aesthetically pleasing, inspirational bible for monochrome photography.

New to this edition:

  • almost double the content
  • a new section discussing the path from visualization to print, illustrating the interaction between eye and brain, explaining the rules of composition and when to break them to produce photographs with impact
  • a new section on presentation including hands-on mounting, matting, spotting, and framing
  • image capture has a more in-depth focus, now covering pinhole photography and digital capture
  • now includes making and printing with digital negatives
  • a new section discussing the pros and cons of typical image-taking and image-making equipment
  • plus new do-it-yourself projects, including many darkroom tools and an electronic shutter tester
  • a useful collection of templates, to copy, cut-out and take with you in your camera bag or use in the darkroom
  • an appendix with all the recipes to make your own darkroom chemicals from scratch
  • all illustrations improved and updated
  • improved index with 1,400 references

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Wig Making and Styling – 2nd Edition

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Wig Making and Styling

A Complete Guide for Theatre & Film, 2nd Edition

By Martha RuskaiAllison Lowery

Routledge

322 pages

Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre and Film, Second Edition is the one-stop shop for the knowledge and skills you need to create and style wigs. Covering the basics, from styling tools to creating beards, it ramps up to advanced techniques for making, measuring, coloring, and cutting wigs from any time period. Whether you’re a student or a professional, you‘ll find yourself prepared for a career as a skilled wig designer with tips on altering existing wigs, multiple approaches to solving wig-making problems, and industry best practices.

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Working with HDV: Shoot, Edit, and Deliver Your High Definition Video

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Over the past few years, HDV has burst onto the professional video production landscape and is changing the world of high-definition acquisition. Are you ready to make the transition to HDV? Let this book, with its clear, unbiased overview of HDV, be your guide. More than a catalog of HDV products, this book provides you with perspective on the driving forces behind high-definition, technical information about digital video technologies that’s easy to follow, and real-world tips for getting the most out of your HDV investment. The book also includes a tear-out focusing chart, HDV resource guide, and detailed glossary for quick reference, making it a timely and valuable resource for video professionals and students.

Working with HDV provides the answers to some of the big questions surrounding this exciting format:
– Why has HDV become so popular so quickly?
– Is HDV right for your next project?
– What are your HDV camcorder/equipment options?
– How does HDV differ from other video formats?
– Why is shooting with HDV similar to shooting with a film camera?
– How will you manage your HDV post production workflow?
– Does HDV make good business sense for your operation?
– What are the alternatives to HDV on the market?

Don’t get left behind as HDV momentum continues to build–get up and running quickly with this handy guide that demystifies what to use and how to use it.

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Write to TV – 2nd Edition

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Write to TV

Out of Your Head and onto the Screen, 2nd Edition

By Martie Cook

© 2014 – Focal Press

402 pages

Learn to craft smart, original stories and scripts for a variety of television formats and genres, including comedy, drama, pilots, animation, made-for-TV movies, late night, and reality television. Hear directly from studio and network executives, agents, and managers on what they’re looking for in new writers and how to avoid common pitfalls. Gain access to sample outlines, script pages, checklists, and countless other invaluable resources that will help you break into the industry and put you on the path to immediate success.

In Write to TV, Second Edition industry veteran Martie Cook offers practical advice on writing innovative television scripts that will allow you to finally get that big idea out of your head and onto the screen. This new edition has been updated to include:

    • Tips and techniques from industry vets Jay Leno, Norman Lear, Paul Haggis, David Magee, Susan Rovner, Tal Rabinowitz, Jonathan Littman, Peter Jankowski, Steve Stark, and Doug Herzog that you can immediately apply to your own projects
    • Expanded coverage of writing pilots, pitching, writing webisodes, writing for tweens, writing for late night, and rewriting

    • Useful advice for navigating the confusing television hierarchy, including how to network, get an agent, land that first writing job, and even “do lunch”
    • 25 new interviews with writers and producers of hit shows such as New GirlParks and RecreationThe BlacklistCurb Your Enthusiasm, CSIThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and many more
    • An all new companion website (www.writetotv.com) featuring blog updates, industry trends, a Q&A discussion forum with the author, and many other resources

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