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TV Technical Operations: An introduction [NOOK Book]

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TV Technical Operations is an introduction for new entrants to the broadcast industry and is designed to prepare them for working in mainstream television by discussing essential techniques, technologies...
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Overview

TV Technical Operations is an introduction for new entrants to the broadcast industry and is designed to prepare them for working in mainstream television by discussing essential techniques, technologies and work attitudes.



The author explores:
* the need to develop a professional approach
* the occupational skills needed to meet deadlines, work under pressure and within budget
* the importance of understanding the potential of broadcast equipment in program making
* the need to keep up to date with the technique and technology
* the responsibility to ensure continuity of experience and training in all craft skills that technical operators are required to work with
* the need to maintain a critical appraisal of what and who influences working practices and how these influences affect production and viewers
* an introduction to the basic skills needed to work as a multi-skilling technical operator in television
* an introduction to broadcast equipment in general production use

Peter Ward is a freelance cameraman and camerawork trainer working with international training and television consultancy. He was formerly head of cameras at Television South West.

Audience: College students and professional trainees in TV production and broadcasting.

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An introduction for new entrants into the broadcast industry, discussing essential techniques, technologies, and work attitudes. Explores occupational skills needed to meet deadlines and work within a budget, looks at the importance of understanding the potential of broadcast equipment in program making, and introduces broadcast equipment in general production use and basic skills needed to work as a technical operator in television. Ward is a freelance cameraman and camerawork trainer. Lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136056253
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/17/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,131,704
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Freelance cameraman and trainer, working with ITTC and ex-Chairman of the Guild of Television Cameramen. He spent many years working on a variety of programmes at the BBC before becoming Head of Cameras at Television South West. He is the author of Basic Betacam Camerawork 3rd edition, Digital Video Camerawork 3rd edition, Digital Video Camerawork, TV Technical Operations (all in the Media Manual series), Picture Composition for Film and Television and co-wrote Multiskilling for Television Production.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Working in Television
Television Production
Television Engineering
Multi-Camera Camerawork
Aduio Technical Operations
Working on Location
Television Lighting
Editing
Vision Mixing
News and Magazine Items
Further Reading
Glossary
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