POST: The Theory and Technique of Digital Nonlinear Motion Picture Editing / Edition 1

POST: The Theory and Technique of Digital Nonlinear Motion Picture Editing / Edition 1

by C. Melinda Levin
     
 

POST: The Theory and Technique of Digital Nonlinear Motion Picture Editing is an in-depth yet easy-to-grasp examination of the theories and techniques of the digital post-production environment. The text provides information in a clear, concise manner for both the novice and those who already have experience editing in more traditional motion picture formats. Besides… See more details below

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POST: The Theory and Technique of Digital Nonlinear Motion Picture Editing is an in-depth yet easy-to-grasp examination of the theories and techniques of the digital post-production environment. The text provides information in a clear, concise manner for both the novice and those who already have experience editing in more traditional motion picture formats. Besides covering the editing process, the text explores topics such as the role of the editor on a post-production crew, the history of motion picture editing and digital nonlinear systems, and legal and ethical issues related to editing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205335251
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/23/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2A Brief History of Early Motion Picture Editing and the Introduction of Digital Nonlinear Systems8
3What the Editor Must Know: Basic Motion Picture Stages and Crew Positions23
4Editing Conventions and Styles37
5The Digital Nonlinear Workflow and Work Environment52
6Getting Your Footage into the System: What the Steps Are and What You Need to Know69
7Management of Your Material82
8Storage of Media in the Digital Nonlinear Environment99
9Graphic Interface, Areas of Action, Terms and Processes107
10The Edit Decision List118
11Shooting Film and Editing on a Digital Nonlinear System126
12Interviews with Film and Television Editors145
13Choosing the Right System174
App. A: Editing Websites181
App. B: Postproduction Forms183
App. C: Suggested Readings185
Glossary186
Index192

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