Video Activist Handbook - Second Edition / Edition 2

Video Activist Handbook - Second Edition / Edition 2

by Thomas Harding
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745317707

ISBN-13: 9780745317700

Pub. Date: 08/20/2001

Publisher: Pluto Press

This second edition of the highly popular Video Activist Handbook includes numerous examples of contemporary video activism from around the world. The first book to provide the basic skills and know-how required for beginning video activism, it also offers a wealth of ideas on video strategies to those with some prior experience. Whether you are involved in

Overview

This second edition of the highly popular Video Activist Handbook includes numerous examples of contemporary video activism from around the world. The first book to provide the basic skills and know-how required for beginning video activism, it also offers a wealth of ideas on video strategies to those with some prior experience. Whether you are involved in campaigning, nonviolent direct action, or simply want to know how to make use of video as a political tool, this book is for you.

o Covers the key topics in a step-by-step guide - from choosing and using the right equipment and planning when and where to shoot, to supplying to TV, making a campaign video and legal considerations.

o Combines clearly written and well illustrated practical advice, backed up by a wealth of resources, with firsthand examples of successful video activism

o Critically assesses the mainstream media agendas and offers a lively survey of the international video activist scene.

Reviews of the first edition:
"You must read this book if you are in any way involved with campaigning." Robby Kelman, Greenpeace

"I give it eleven out of ten!" Roddy Mansfield, video activist

"A masterpiece of empowerment . . . Accessible, friendly and well-informed . . . No campaign group should be without [it] . . . Buy this book. It's inspiring." Peace News"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745317700
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
08/20/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.57(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.74(d)

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