has been called the 'bible' of video making. It offers a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to all aspects of video production-from the first chapter on using a camera (if it doesn't go in easily, don't force it) to the final chapter on distribution (don't forget to check the quality of the dubs).
All the elements of video production are covered:
* camera operation
* pre-production planning
* lighting and sound recording
* interview techniques
* field production and studio shoots
* both digital and analog editing
* digital postproduction techniques
* satellite transmission of video
This new edition has been fully updated to cover developments in technology. It includes new chapters on digital effects, the 'HOT studio', and posting video on the Internet.
With tips from experienced video teachers from around the world, and illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams, Producing Videos
is an essential reference for students and enthusiasts.
'Completely updated for the Digital Age, Producing Videos
best book available for learning what you need to know about video production. It's a friend and companion for media students, teachers and anyone taking the exciting journey from script to screen.'
Annmarie Chandler, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
'Reading this book is like apprenticing with a master who not only teaches the necessary basics, but also emphasises the "tricks" that ensure a successful production while minimising wasted effort.'
Charlie Tesch, Somerville Producers Group, Massachusetts, USA
is a comprehensive and generous introduction to video production in the twenty-first century. The author's enthusiasm pops up from every page and makes you eager to grab that camera and get out there and give it a go...'
Hanne Miriam Larsen, Community TV Producer, Intercultural Media Network, Denmark
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