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It's time to use your camcorder for more than capturing family moments. The popularity of DVD and broadband Internet has given us all a means of making and sharing movies with people all over the world. In the digital age, you don't have to be Steven Spielberg to make a movie that leaves viewers wanting more. All it takes is a digital camcorder, a standard home computer, and a little imagination of your own.

This book is a complete course in digital filmmaking. It tells you how to write, plan, and cast your movie, then how to shoot, edit, and distribute it. Learn how to tell stories the Hollywood way, how to bring those stories to life, and how to deal with lighting and sound. Discover the secrets of the digital cutting room and DIY special effects. Providing a solid grounding in moviemaking theory together with step-by-step tutorials full of cool ideas and great techniques, Make Your Own Hollywood Movie will unleash the Hollywood director in you.

Synopsis:

* Matching big-budget Hollywood effects with no-budget tricks

Synopsis:

A Step-By-Step Guide to Scripting, Storyboarding, Casting, Shooting, Editing, and Publishing Your Very Own Blockbuster Movie

It's time to use your camcorder for more than capturing family moments. The popularity of DVD and broadband Internet has given us all a means of making and sharing movies with people all over the world. In the digital age, you don't have to be Steven Spielberg to make a movie that leaves viewers wanting more. All it takes is a digital camcorder, a standard home computer, and a little imagination of your own.

This book is a complete course in digital flimmaking. It tells you how to write , plan, and cast your movie, then how to shoot, edit, and distribute it. Learn how to tell stories the Hollywood way, how to bring those stories to life, and how to deal with lighting and sound. Discover the secrets of the digital cutting room and DIY special effects. Providing a solid grounding in moviemaking theory together with step-by-step tutorials full of cool ideas and great techniques, Make Your Own Hollywood Movie will unleash the Hollywood director in you.

Seven comprehensive chapters cover:

  • The digital movie studio
  • Writing and preproduction
  • Getting the shots and sounds you need
  • Editing, transitions, and titles
  • Working with audio and sound effects
  • Disctibuting movies on DVD and the Web
  • Matching big-budget Hollywood effects with no-budget tricks

Synopsis:

A Step-By-Step Guide to Scripting, Storyboarding, Casting, Shooting, Editing, and Publishing Your Very Own Blockbuster Movie

It's time to use your camcorder for more than capturing family moments. The popularity of DVD and broadband Internet has given us all a means of making and sharing movies with people all over the world. In the digital age, you don't have to be Steven Spielberg to make a movie that leaves viewers wanting more. All it takes is a digital camcorder, a standard home computer, and a little imagination of your own.

This book is a complete course in digital flimmaking. It tells you how to write , plan, and cast your movie, then how to shoot, edit, and distribute it. Learn how to tell stories the Hollywood way, how to bring those stories to life, and how to deal with lighting and sound. Discover the secrets of the digital cutting room and DIY special effects. Providing a solid grounding in moviemaking theory together with step-by-step tutorials full of cool ideas and great techniques, Make Your Own Hollywood Movie will unleash the Hollywood director in you.

Seven comprehensive chapters cover:

* The digital movie studio

* Writing and preproduction

* Getting the shots and sounds you need

* Editing, transitions, and titles

* Working with audio and sound effects

* Disctibuting movies on DVD and the Web

* Matching big-budget Hollywood effects with no-budget tricks

About the Author

Ed Gaskell is a freelance writer, video maker, director, and editor. He runs a UK-based video production company, and is author of Ilex Press's Complete Guide to Digital Video.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: The Digital Movie Studio.

Digital Video.

The Camera.

Life Through a Lens.

Features and Effects.

Necessary Accessories.

The Computer Editing Hardware.

Editing Software.

Soft Options.

Chapter 2: Preproduction.

Introduction.

Hatching your Plot.

Writing the Screenplay.

Genre and Drama.

Moving the Plot Along.

Drawing on Ideas.

Location, Location, Location.

Setting Scenes.

Stars and Actors.

Finding the Crew.

Art Department.

Chapter 3: The Shoot.

Introduction.

Hot Shots.

Framing the Shot.

Moving Pictures.

Taking Control.

Lighting.

More on Light.

Sound Advice.

Shooting Dialogue.

Louder Than Words.

Cut and Cover.

Chapter 4: The Final Cut.

Introduction.

Importing the Footage.

The Fourth Dimension.

Cutting the Movie.

Transitions.

Movie Language and Timeline Tricks.

Movie Magic.

Color Correction.

Working with Titles.

Chapter 5: Editing Audio.

Introduction.

Controlling Volume.

Talking Pictures.

Audio Filters.

Original Soundtracks.

Dubbing Audio.

Mixing and Panning.

Chapter 6: Distribution.

Introduction.

Make Your Own DVDs.

Online Movies.

Chapter 7: Hollywood Tricks.

Introduction.

How to Make a Bluescreen.

How to Use Chromakey.

How to Use Smoke.

How to Shoot Underwater.

How to Create Gunshots.

How to Fake Wounds.

How to Shoot a Fight Scene.

How to Shoot a Car Chase.

How to Shoot Flashbacks.

How to Create a Clone.

How to Create a Trombone Shot.

How to Shoot Reflections.

How to Create a Ghost.

How to Create a Werewolf.

How to Create Small and Tall People.

How to Create Rain.

How to Recreate Absent Props.

How to Shoot Day for Night.

How to Build Lunar Landscapes.

How to Create Space and Stars.

How to Shoot Miniatures.

How to Create an Explosion.

Glossary.

Index.

Acknowledgements.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780782143263
Author:
Gaskell, Ed
Publisher:
Sybex
Subject:
Desktop Publishing - General
Subject:
Digital Media - Desktop Publishing
Subject:
Graphics & Design software (Non-Microsoft)
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20040921
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.22x8.26x.60 in. 1.48 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , * Matching big-budget Hollywood effects with no-budget tricks
"Synopsis" by , A Step-By-Step Guide to Scripting, Storyboarding, Casting, Shooting, Editing, and Publishing Your Very Own Blockbuster Movie

It's time to use your camcorder for more than capturing family moments. The popularity of DVD and broadband Internet has given us all a means of making and sharing movies with people all over the world. In the digital age, you don't have to be Steven Spielberg to make a movie that leaves viewers wanting more. All it takes is a digital camcorder, a standard home computer, and a little imagination of your own.

This book is a complete course in digital flimmaking. It tells you how to write , plan, and cast your movie, then how to shoot, edit, and distribute it. Learn how to tell stories the Hollywood way, how to bring those stories to life, and how to deal with lighting and sound. Discover the secrets of the digital cutting room and DIY special effects. Providing a solid grounding in moviemaking theory together with step-by-step tutorials full of cool ideas and great techniques, Make Your Own Hollywood Movie will unleash the Hollywood director in you.

Seven comprehensive chapters cover:

  • The digital movie studio
  • Writing and preproduction
  • Getting the shots and sounds you need
  • Editing, transitions, and titles
  • Working with audio and sound effects
  • Disctibuting movies on DVD and the Web
  • Matching big-budget Hollywood effects with no-budget tricks

"Synopsis" by , A Step-By-Step Guide to Scripting, Storyboarding, Casting, Shooting, Editing, and Publishing Your Very Own Blockbuster Movie

It's time to use your camcorder for more than capturing family moments. The popularity of DVD and broadband Internet has given us all a means of making and sharing movies with people all over the world. In the digital age, you don't have to be Steven Spielberg to make a movie that leaves viewers wanting more. All it takes is a digital camcorder, a standard home computer, and a little imagination of your own.

This book is a complete course in digital flimmaking. It tells you how to write , plan, and cast your movie, then how to shoot, edit, and distribute it. Learn how to tell stories the Hollywood way, how to bring those stories to life, and how to deal with lighting and sound. Discover the secrets of the digital cutting room and DIY special effects. Providing a solid grounding in moviemaking theory together with step-by-step tutorials full of cool ideas and great techniques, Make Your Own Hollywood Movie will unleash the Hollywood director in you.

Seven comprehensive chapters cover:

* The digital movie studio

* Writing and preproduction

* Getting the shots and sounds you need

* Editing, transitions, and titles

* Working with audio and sound effects

* Disctibuting movies on DVD and the Web

* Matching big-budget Hollywood effects with no-budget tricks

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