Film Production Technique: Creating the Accomplished Image / Edition 6

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Overview

FILM PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE (FPT): CREATING THE ACCOMPLISHED IMAGE, 6e, is aimed at the basic production course taken by radio/tv/film majors. FPT, 6e, delivers a technical and aesthetic introduction to media production that couples video production techniques with strong emphasis on incorporating motion picture film into a project's workflow. The text serves as a primer for all students, but is especially valuable to those students with limited background in the field of media production. FPT, 6e explores cutting-edge technologies as well as traditional Hollywood techniques, covering lighting, cameras, editing, crew organization, and the production process. It also lays out the basic, conventional approach to scene structure in a straightforward and methodical manner.

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Intended for the beginning independent film maker, this handbook describes the techniques used in the production of specific film images. Covering each element of film production, it offers details on blocking, the camera, shooting, lighting and exposure, and editing. Black and white photographs, diagrams, charts, and movie stills are included to illustrate the techniques described in the text. Mamer teaches at Minneapolis College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780840030917
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/31/2013
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Mamer's experience stretches across academia and the professional filmmaking market. Over the last 30 years, Mamer has freelanced with various lighting, shooting, and sound crews. In addition, he has directed many social service, documentary, and fictional film and video projects. Mamer taught film and video production for more than 25 years and is currently writing freelance on film and video topics, as well as rekindling an old love affair with still photography—working in both film and digital formats (http://jmlfoto.com). Up to date with the technology in his field, Mamer is very good at boiling down complex technical concepts and communicating them in a way that students can fully understand.

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Table of Contents

PART I: BLOCKING FOR THE CAMERA. 1. Creating the Shots. 2. Constructing the Scene. 3. Crew Organization. 4. Previsualization. PART II: THE CAMERA. 5. The Camera Body. 6. The Lens. 7. Capturing the Film Image. 8. The Video Camera. PART III: SOUND. 9. Video Origination and Film Transfer. 10. Sound. 11. Composition. PART IV: LIGHTING AND EXPOSURE. 12. Concepts and Equipment. 13. Exposure and Latitude. 14. Planning the Lighting. 15. Executing the Lighting. PART V: EDITING. 16. Principles, Procedures, and Equipment. 17. Cutting Picture and Sound. 18. Finishing Film/Finishing Video.

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