The Digital Filmmaking Handbook / Edition 3

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook / Edition 3

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by Ben Long, Sonja Schenk
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1584504382

ISBN-13: 9781584504382

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Since the advent of digital video and desktop editing software, scores of independent producers have become equipped to make their own movies. But because filmmaking involves much more than just buying a camera and a computer, there's The Digital Filmmaking Handbook. This one-stop digital filmmaking resource will guide you from your initial idea to getting your

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Since the advent of digital video and desktop editing software, scores of independent producers have become equipped to make their own movies. But because filmmaking involves much more than just buying a camera and a computer, there's The Digital Filmmaking Handbook. This one-stop digital filmmaking resource will guide you from your initial idea to getting your finished project "in the can." It will show you how to create shots and effects that are rarely associated with low-budget productions. And it covers everything from writing and pre-production planning to shooting and post-production editing and effects. Now in its third edition, this best-selling book has been completely updated and revised to include detailed information on a number of important new digital video technologies, including both high-end HD video and the new HDV format, and affordable new digital video standard that lets even low-budget producers work in high-definition video. All of the chapters have been revised to cover the latest hardware, software, and production workflows,, and new exercises offer help with everything from writing to special effects. Whether your goal is an industrial project, a short subject for your Web site, or a feature-length movie for a film festival, this book will help you understand the questions you need to ask, so that you will be prepared to solve the myriad problems that will arise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584504382
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Charles River Media Digital Filmmaking Series
Edition description:
3RD BK&DVD
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.05(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents


CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 2 WRITING AND SCHEDULING CHAPTER 3 VIDEO TECHNOLOGY BASICS CHAPTER 4 CHOOSING A CAMERA CHAPTER 5 PLANNING YOUR SHOOT CHAPTER 6 LIGHTING CHAPTER 7 THE CAMERA CHAPTER 8 SHOOTING DIGITAL VIDEO CHAPTER 9 PRODUCTION SOUND CHAPTER 10 BUILDING A WORKSTATION CHAPTER 11 NON-LINEAR EDITING SOFTWARE CHAPTER 12 EDITING HARDWARE CHAPTER 13 PREPARING TO EDIT CHAPTER 14 EDITING CHAPTER 15 SOUND EDITING CHAPTER 16 COLOR CORRECTION CHAPTER 17 TITLING AND SIMPLE COMPOSITING CHAPTER 18 ROTOSCOPING AND MORE COMPOSITING CHAPTER 19 OUTPUT ABOUT THE DVD GLOSSARY INDEX

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just had the "pleasure" of working on a movie with one of these authors and I was astonished at how little they knew about digital filmmaking. Not even a shotlist. It was pathetic. Don't buy this book, seriously. What amateurs.