Television Production Handbook / Edition 10by Herbert Zettl
Pub. Date: 02/14/2008
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This classic, best-selling text introduces students to the basic skills required in all aspects of television production, including camera and studio equipment and remote location production, all while emphasizing the latest technology, such as HDTV. This text brings in cutting edge developments in the field, while maintaining its name as the reference text for the TV Production course. This is the most current, technically accurate text available and offers the most extensive teaching and learning package. Zettl's TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK is the standard for the course.
Table of Contents1. THE TELEVISION PRODUCTION PROCESS. What Television Production is All About. Studios, Master Control & Support Areas. 2. ANALOG & DIGITAL TELEVISION. ANALOG & DIGITAL TELEVISION. DTV Scanning Systems. 3. THE TELEVISION CAMERA. How Television Cameras Work. From Light to Video Image. 4. LENSES. WHAT LENSES ARE. What Lenses See. 5. CAMERA MOUNTING EQUIPMENT. Standard Camera Mounts & Movement. Special Camera Mounts. 6. CAMERA OPERATION & PICTURE COMPOSITION. Working the Camera. Framing Effective Shots. 7. LIGHTING. Lighting Instruments, and Lighting Controls. Light Intensity, Lamps, and Color Media. 8. TECHNIQUES OF TELEVISION LIGHTING. Lighting in the Studio. Lighting in the Field. 9. AUDIO: SOUND PICKUP. How Microphones Hear. How Microphones Work. 10. AUDIO: SOUND CONTROL. Sound Controls & How to Use Them. Mixing and Sound Aesthetics. 11. SWITCHING OR INSTANTANEOUS EDITING. How Switchers Work. What Switchers Do. 12. VIDEO-RECORDING & STORAGE SYSTEMS. How Video Recording Works. How Video Recording is Done. 13. POSTPRODUCTION EDITING. How Postproduction Editing Works. Making Editing Decisions. 14. VISUAL EFFECTS. Electronic Effects and How to Use Them. Non-Electronic Effects and How to Use Them. 15. DESIGN. Designing and Using Television Graphics. Scenery and Props. 16. PRODUCTION PEOPLE. What Production People Do. How to Do Makeup and What to Wear. 17. PRODUCING. What Producing is All About. Dealing with Schedules, Legal Matters & Ratings. 18. THE DIRECTOR IN PREPRODUCTION. How a Director Prepares. Moving from Script to Screen. 19. THE DIRECTOR IN PRODUCTION AND POSTPRODUCTION. Multi-Camera Studio Directing. Single-Camera Directing. 20. FIELD PRODUCTION & BIG REMOTES. ENG, EFP, andBig Remotes. Covering Major Events. EPILOGUE. GLOSSARY. SELECTED READING. INDEX.
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