Grammar of the Shot

Grammar of the Shot

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by Roy Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240513983

ISBN-13: 9780240513980

Pub. Date: 06/08/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book shows in a simple and uncomplicated way the fundamental knowledge needed to shoot a moving picture. It concerns itself with the way shots are taken, and not with the equipment it is taken with, concentrating primarily on 'classical shots'. Explains the rationale behind taking a shot a particular way, and what the consequences are if it is not done according

Overview

This book shows in a simple and uncomplicated way the fundamental knowledge needed to shoot a moving picture. It concerns itself with the way shots are taken, and not with the equipment it is taken with, concentrating primarily on 'classical shots'. Explains the rationale behind taking a shot a particular way, and what the consequences are if it is not done according to that rationale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240513980
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/08/1998
Series:
Media Manuals Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 THE SHOT AND HOW TO FRAME IT
Chapter 2 THE ART OF COMPOSITION
Chapter 3 COMPOSITION - BEYOND THE BASICS
Chapter 4 PUTTING YOUR SHOTS TOGETHER: PRE-THINKING THE EDITING PROCESS
Chapter 5 DYNAMIC SHOTS - TALENT AND CAMERA IN MOTION
Chapter 6 WORKING PRACTICES AND GENERAL GUIDELINES
Chapter 7 IN CONCLUSION

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