Video Compression Handbook

Video Compression Handbook

by Andy Beach, Aaron Owen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134866215
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 07/17/2018
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,197,744
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Andy Beach was a video geek who got into this business after starting in the postproduction world. He quickly realized that making video look good was hard and was worth spending time to learn to do better and to pass that knowledge on to others. His career took him to the startup world, where he built encoders and live streaming tools for a living, and eventually to his role at Microsoft, where he works with a large-scale commercial media infrastructure.

Aaron Owen got his start in live television and then continued his career in commercial postproduction, playing a key role in transforming Phoenix Editorial (now Bonfire Labs) from a three-suite boutique editorial companyinto a full-fledged facility. Leveraging his vast advertising and high-end corporate experience, he founded Cinematiq in 2012 with the goal of bringing high-end postproduction techniques to filmmakers everywhere.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Understanding Video and Audio

Chapter Two: Understanding the Language of Compression

Chapter Three: Planning and Preparation

Interview with a Compressionist: Derrick Freeman

Chapter Four: Preprocessing Video and Audio

Interview with a Compressionist: Bryce Castillo

Chapter Five: Compression Tools

Interview with a Compressionist: Alex Zambelli

Chapter Six: Compression for Video-on-Demand Delivery

Interview with a Compressionist: Doug Daulton

Chapter Seven: Compression for Live Delivery

Chapter Eight: Compression for Optical Discs

Interview with a Compressionist: Aaron Owen

Chapter Nine: Compression for Digital Cinema and Broadcast

Chapter Ten: Compression for Virtual Reality and 360 Video

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