Takes a hands-on, project-oriented approach to using the screen as a tool of inquiry and self-expression. Covers the entire filming process, from conception through postproduction, and discusses such topics as cin<'e>ma v<'e>rit<'e> techniques, handheld and tripod modes, current issues in documentary and editing theory, and authorial identity. Includes numerous line drawings, diagrams, and black-and- white photographs, as well as a list of international film schools. Appropriate for both beginners and professionals. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.