The Filmmaker s Handbook

The Filmmaker s Handbook Author Steven Ascher
ISBN-10 9781101613801
Year 2012-11-27
Pages 832
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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2008 Edition The authoritative guide to funding, preparing, shooting, lighting, editing, finishing and distributing your film or video Widely acknowledged as the "bible" of film and video production and used in courses around the world, this indispensable guide to making movies is now updated with the latest advances in high- definition formats. For students and teachers, the professional and the novice filmmaker, this clear and comprehensive handbook remains the reliable reference to all aspects of moviemaking. Techniques for making narrative, documentary, corporate, experimental and feature films. Working with high-definition and standard-definition digital video formats, including DV, HD, and HDV. Extensive coverage of video editing with the latest nonlinear editing systems. Thorough grounding in lenses, lighting, sound recording, and sound editing. The business aspects of financing and producing movies Written by filmmakers for filmmakers, this book will give you the skills you need to take your dreams from script to screen.

The Filmmaker s Handbook

The Filmmaker s Handbook Author Steven Ascher
ISBN-10 0452286786
Year 2007
Pages 817
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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A fully revised, comprehensive guide offers an in-depth exploration of today's recent technological advances, such as digital age filmmaking, while reviewing a collection of new methods and techniques in relation to various film formats and offering suggestions on the business aspects of financing and producing films. Original.

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook Author Sonja Shenck
ISBN-10 9781435459120
Year 2012
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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THE DIGITAL FILMMAKING HANDBOOK, FOURTH EDITION is a comprehensive digital filmmaking resource for everyone--from beginners to professionals. This book guides you through the modern digital filmmaking workflow from initial concept to finished project and

The DSLR Filmmaker s Handbook

The DSLR Filmmaker s Handbook Author Barry Andersson
ISBN-10 9781118983515
Year 2015-03-11
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Learn to shoot professional-quality HD footage with your DSLR Camera The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook, 2nd Edition is the expert guide to getting professional movie-making results with an HD video-enabled DSLR camera. Fully updated to reflect the latest technology, this updated edition provides guidance toward best practices and techniques that maximize results. Shooting HD video with a DSLR has many benefits — and also a few tricky drawbacks — but this guide gives you the insight and training you need to overcome these challenges as you learn what to anticipate, how to work around it, and how to fix imperfections in post-production. Award winning independent filmmaker Barry Andersson walks you through the shooting process and shows you what to do before, during, and after filming to ensure high quality results. Most of today's DSLRs have the capacity to shoot HD video. This, combined with incredible low-light capabilities, shallow depth of field, and relatively low price point make these cameras an extremely attractive entry point for would-be independent filmmakers. This book shows you how to exploit your DSLR's capabilities to produce beautiful film, with step-by-step expert instruction. Understand the limitations of DSLR video Learn what to plan for before filming begins Exploit HD capabilities to maximize the film's visuals Produce professional-level, film-quality footage With thorough explanations and expert instruction, The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook, 2nd Edition is the training you need to start shooting beautiful HD footage.

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook Author Chris Jones
ISBN-10 082647988X
Year 2006
Pages 768
Language en
Publisher A&C Black
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This third edition of the UK's best-selling filmmaker's bible, builds upon the most successful features of the previous books. Including illustrations, diagrams, and box-outs, this book comes with a DVD, packed with further interviews with filmmakers, as well as theatrical trailers.

The Filmmaker s Handbook

The Filmmaker s Handbook Author Steven Ascher
ISBN-10 UOM:39015046011121
Year 1999
Pages 614
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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A fully revised, comprehensive guide offers an exploration of today's recent technological advances, such as digital age filmmaking, while reviewing a collection of new methods and techniques in relation to various film formats. Original.

Directing

Directing Author Michael Rabiger
ISBN-10 9781136066856
Year 2014-06-20
Pages 548
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics is a comprehensive manual that has inspired tens of thousands of readers worldwide to realize their artistic vision and produce well-constructed films. Filled with practical advice on every stage of production, this is the book you will return to throughout your career. Directing covers the methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use throughout the fascinating process of making a film. It emphasizes low-cost digital technology, which allows cutting-edge creativity and professionalism on shoestring budgets. And, recognizing that you learn best by doing, the book includes dozens of practical hands-on projects and activities to help you master technical and conceptual skills. Just as important as surmounting technological hurdles is the conceptual and authorial side of filmmaking. This book provides an unusually clear view of the artistic process, particularly in working with actors. It offers eminently practical tools and exercises to help you develop credible and compelling stories with your cast, hone your narrative skills, and develop your artistic identity. This book shows you how to surpass mere technical proficiency and become a storyteller with a distinctive voice and style. This edition has been streamlined and thoroughly revised for greater ease of use. Other updates include: * current information on digital technology * an expanded section on directing actors that cross-references thirty exercises * new questionnaires to help you pinpoint a film's aesthetic needs and assess where your vocational strengths lie; and much more. The companion web site includes teaching notes, checklists, and useful forms and questionnaires: http://books.elsevier.com/companions/9780240808826

The Complete Film Production Handbook

The Complete Film Production Handbook Author Eve Light Honthaner
ISBN-10 9781136053061
Year 2013-09-23
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. If you choose to pursue this career path, you'll know what to expect, you'll be prepared, and you'll be ten steps ahead of everyone else just starting out. New topics and information in the fourth edition include: * Low-budget independent films, including documentaries and shorts * Information specific to television production and commercials * The industry's commitment to go green and how to do it * Coverage of new travel and shipping regulations * Updated information on scheduling, budgeting, deal memos, music clearances, communications, digital production, and new forms throughout

Raindance Producers Lab Lo To No Budget Filmmaking

Raindance Producers  Lab Lo To No Budget Filmmaking Author Elliot Grove
ISBN-10 9781136047053
Year 2012-11-12
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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If you're looking for clear-cut information on how to make a film on a minimal budget that is based on tried and tested techniques - look no further. Elliot Grove has worked on hundreds of low-budget productions, teaches Lo-to-No Budget filmmaking courses and runs the Raindance Film Festival (the largest independent film festival in Europe.) His wealth of teaching and filmmaking experience combined with knowledge of the winning formulas that work is the basis of this book. Refreshingly clear, no-nonsense tricks of the trade. The free CD provides all the contracts and material you need to run a production company and make successful low budget movies; how to schedule, budget and break down a script and how to get it shot with what you have, not what you want. This is a must have read for filmmakers serious about making and selling films. Creative and technical expertise coupled with a behind the scenes look at the film industry makes this book an excellent starting point for beginners. For experienced filmmakers there are plenty of practical approaches in here for you to try, from developing CV's, showreels and business plans to information on pitching, raising finance, creating publicity and much much more. Use it as a point of departure or as an everyday reference tool. The accompanying CD-ROM contains sample budgets, publicity plans, trailers and interviews.

Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies

Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies Author John Carucci
ISBN-10 9781118401774
Year 2013-01-23
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Step-by-step guide for using your digital SLR to make quality video With digital SLR cameras becoming more and more popular as replacements for standalone video cameras, this book helps photographers become better videographers and shows videographers how to incorporate DSLRs into their work. The book includes an overview of the DSLR video tools and process and shows how to establish camera settings for effective capture, light a scene, get sound, and achieve the film look. The book also offers the basics on editing footage into a final product using common video editing tools. Offers everything needed to shoot, produce, and edit a professional looking videos using DSLR video equipment Written for both professional photographers and videographers and those just starting out Includes the steps for applying information to a film project, including developing a screenplay, approaching shooting like a cinematographer, and directing Contains a walkthrough of common video projects including making a music video, a wedding video, and video greeting card Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking for Dummies is designed to help photographers ramp up their video skills, videographers add DSLRs to their toolkits, and amateurs begin shooting their own short films and videos.

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook Author Mark Brindle
ISBN-10 9781780878140
Year 2014-01-09
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Whether you are already a seasoned director or simply a film fan, this comprehensive guide features everything you need to know to make a digital film: from the basics of capturing footage and planning a shoot, to the more advanced aspects of editing and post-production. Clear, step-by-step instruction on the technical aspects of filming with HD and DSLR cameras - including the latest advice on equipment, accessories, and software - are set alongside tips on the creative aspects - such as effects, making a storyboard and creating and lighting a set. Packed with tips and tricks to develop both your artistic flair and your technical know-how, The Digital Filmmaking Handbook is the ultimate resource for all your filmmaking needs.

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook Author Ben Long
ISBN-10 9781584504382
Year 2005-12-01
Pages 608
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Since the advent of digital video and desktop editing software, scores of independent producers have become equipped to make their own movies. But because filmmaking involves much more than just buying a camera and a computer, there’s The Digital Filmmaking Handbook. This one-stop digital filmmaking resource will guide you from your initial idea to getting your finished project in the can. It will show you how to create shots and effects that are rarely associated with low-budget productions. And it covers everything from writing and pre-production planning to shooting and post-production editing and effects. Now in its third edition, this best-selling book has been completely updated and revised to include detailed information on a number of important new digital video technologies, including both high-end HD video and the new HDV format, and affordable new digital video standard that lets even low-budget producers work in high-definition video. All of the chapters have been revised to cover the latest hardware, software, and production workflows,, and new exercises offer help with everything from writing to special effects. Whether your goal is an industrial project, a short subject for your Web site, or a feature-length movie for a film festival, this book will help you understand the questions you need to ask, so that you will be prepared to solve the myriad problems that will arise. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Videomaker Guide to Video Production

The Videomaker Guide to Video Production Author Videomaker,
ISBN-10 9781136047770
Year 2013-06-26
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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From the editors of Videomaker Magazine comes this new edition that you have been waiting for. The Videomaker Guide Digital Video, fourth edition, provides information on all of the latest cutting edge tools and techniques necessary to help you shoot and edit video like the pro's. Learn about equipment, lighting, editing, audio, high definition, and all aspects of video from the leading experts on videography!

Filmmaking For Dummies

Filmmaking For Dummies Author Bryan Michael Stoller
ISBN-10 0470446250
Year 2008-11-17
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Now updated--the step-by-step secrets to capturing great moments on film With all the recent advancements in filmmaking technology, more people than ever are trying their hand at filmmaking. Keeping up with the newest information in this booming field, this updated edition of Filmmaking For Dummies features up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest and greatest hardware, software, accessories, and trends--including high-definition technology and new outlets for films such as YouTube and MySpace. It demystifies the nuts-and-bolts of filmmaking, from developing a project and securing financing to hiring a cast and crew, editing, and getting distribution. This new edition also provides new movie examples and updated contacts and resources. Whether people want to become professional filmmakers or simply shoot quality home movies, this practical guide has all the advice and tips needed to succeed.