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Hand Held Hollywood's Filmmaking with the Ipad & Iphoneby Taz Goldstein
Synopses & Reviews
Filmmakers love gadgets. We flock to any new technology that demonstrates the slightest potential to help us conceptualize, visualize and digitize our creative efforts. So why have we neglected those touch-screen powerhouses hiding in our pockets and backpacks?
That is about to change!
In Hand Held Hollywood’s Filmmaking with the iPad and iPhone, director Taz Goldstein exposes how these remarkable devices can aid in nearly every aspect of film and video production. His book weaves film theory together with an entertaining and informative exploration of the latest filmmaking apps and accessories.
Covering everything from structuring story with virtual index cards, to shooting footage with specialized camera apps and accessories, to putting it all together with powerful editing tools, this book will bring novice filmmakers up to speed, and inspire working professionals to rethink their aging workflows. Throughout the book are links to all the applications described within, with additional resources available at the HandHeldHollywood.com website.
This is THE book for iThing-obsessed filmmakers. With nearly 300 million iPads and iPhones sold, filmmakers around the world already own the most versatile filmmaking tool ever made… they just don’t know it yet! This book will help them understand and unlock the potential packed into every one of these devices.
About the Author
Taz Goldstein is a film and television director with a decade of experience. His work has won multiple awards at international festivals and has been enjoyed by more than 30 million television viewers. His popular blog, HandHeldHollywood.com, has helped the new generation of filmmakers navigate through the art of filmmaking using iPads, iPhones, applications, and accessories. Goldstein is currently working on the production of a feature comedy titled I'm Not a Homicidal Maniac, But I Play One on TV.
Table of Contents
PART I: DEVELOPMENT and PRE-PRODUCTION
Chapter 2: Have Script, Will Travel
Chapter 3: Perfecting your Pitch
Chapter 4: Prep the Shoot
PART II: PRODUCTION
Chapter 5: The Director's iDevice
Chapter 6: The Most Versatile Tools on Set
Chapter 7: Lights! Camera! Airplane Mode! Shooting Video with Your iDevice
Chapter 8: Mounts, Mics, and Grips
PART III: POST PRODUCTION and BEYOND
Chapter 9: From Mess to Masterpiece: The Tools of Post Production
Chapter 10: It's Done - Now What? Sharing Your Work
Appendix A It's the Last Page? But I'm Not Done Learnin'!
Appendix B Downloadable Extras
A.B.1 List of available extras
A.B.2 Installation instructions
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