TV Technical Operations: An introduction

TV Technical Operations: An introduction

by Peter Ward
     
 

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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 and work attitudes.



The author explores:
* the need to develop a professional approach
* the occupational skills needed to meet deadlines, work… See more details below

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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 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.

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136056253
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/17/2013
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
5 MB

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