Synopses & Reviews
A picture of the world as chiefly one of discrete objects, distributed in space and time, has sometimes seemed compelling. It is however one of the main targets of Henry Laycock's book; for it is seriously incomplete. The picture, he argues, leaves no space for "stuff" like air and water. With
discrete objects, we may always ask "how many?," but with stuff the question has to be "how much?" Laycock's fascinating exploration also addresses key logical and linguistic questions about the way we categorize the many and the much.
This is a step-by-step companion designed to teach the reader how to turn ideas into desirable programs suitable for broadcast television. Aimed at newcomers to the television industry and, especially, students taking courses in practical television studies, it offers a clear and straightforward presentation of the entire production process written by an experienced producer, director, writer and lecturer in the field of television production.