Synopses & Reviews
The book includes coverage of cutting-edge technologies as well as traditional techniques. Covers lighting, cameras, editing, crew organization, and the production process. An outstanding art program helps readers understand difficult material and visualize the equipment and methods currently used in the film industry.
Covering technical and compositional details of filmmaking this guidebook discusses details of filmmaking from concept to final editing. Topics include camera blocking, scene construction, crew organization, film processing, the camera lens, composition, sound, lighting, and editing.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: BLOCKING FOR THE CAMERA. 1. Creating the Shots. 2. Constructing the Scene. 3. Previsualization. 4. Crew Organization. PART TWO: THE CAMERA. 5. The Camera Body. 6. The Lens. 7. Film Stocks, Processing, and Video Transfer. PART THREE: SHOOTING. 8. Composition. 9. Procedures and Equipment. 10. Sound. 11. Recording Strategies. PART FOUR: LIGHTING AND EXPOSURE. 12. Concepts and Equipment. 13. Exposure and Latitude. 14. Planning the Lighting. 15. Executing the Lighting. PART FIVE: EDITING. 16. Principles, Procedures, and Equipment. 17. Cutting Picture and Sound. 18. Finishing the Film. GLOSSARY. INDEX.