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The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Ageby Steven Ascher
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2008 Edition The authoritative guide to funding, preparing, shooting, lighting, editing, finishing and distributing your film or video
Widely acknowledged as the "bible" of film and video production and used in courses around the world, this indispensable guide to making movies is now updated with the latest advances in high- definition formats. For students and teachers, the professional and the novice filmmaker, this clear and comprehensive handbook remains the reliable reference to all aspects of moviemaking.
Techniques for making narrative, documentary, corporate, experimental and feature films.
Working with high-definition and standard-definition digital video formats, including DV, HD, and HDV.
Extensive coverage of video editing with the latest nonlinear editing systems.
Thorough grounding in lenses, lighting, sound recording, and sound editing.
The business aspects of financing and producing movies.
Written by filmmakers for filmmakers, this book will give you the skills you need to take your dreams from script to screen.
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A comprehensive guide for commercial and independent filmmakers, students, and teachers of film and video, updated from the 1984 edition to include recent technology, methods, and examples. Explains such aspects as shooting with film and video cameras, editing with computer-based nonlinear systems, digital and analog recording, and business aspects of producing and distributing movies. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The "bible" for filmmakers and videographers alike, this handbook highlights the techniques and technologies needed for the digital age. 143 photos & drawings.
About the Author
STEVEN ASCHER has taught filmmaking at Harvard and MIT. His awards include Sundance Grand Jury Prize, a George Foster Peabody Award, and the Prix Italia. He has been nominated for an Oscar.
EDWARD PINCUS founded the film section at MIT and later taught filmmaking at Harvard. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, and he is the author of the widely used Guide to Filmmaking.
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