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7th Edition

Video Production Handbook

ISBN 9781032169965
Published May 25, 2022 by Routledge
330 Pages 417 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

This brand new edition walks students through the full video production process, from inception of idea to final distribution. Concentrating on the techniques and concepts behind the latest equipment, the book demonstrates the fundamental principles needed to create good video content on any kind of budget. Interviews with industry professionals provide insights into how the field really works and over 300 full color images of onsite work demonstrate how to achieve the techniques discussed.

Ideal for students, the new edition features fully updated information on the latest DSLR and cinema cameras, LED lighting, digital distribution and much more.

A robust companion website features images, sample syllabi, PowerPoint slides and video demonstrations to aid teaching and learning.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Video Production  2. Production Crew  3. Organizing the Production  4. Production Techniques  5. Writing for Video  6. Directing  7. The Camera  8. Using the Camera  9. Shooting People and Objects  10. Working with the Talent  11. Audio for Video  12. Lighting for Video  13. The Background  14. Television Graphics  15. Recording the Video  16. Editing  17. Distributing Your Production

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Jim Owens has worked and taught in the video and television industry for over 30 years. As a regional Emmy Award-winning producer, he has worked on local and national productions. His international television work has included 18 Olympic broadcasts and has taken him to over 40 countries. He is the author of the Video Production Handbook, Television Production and Television Sports Production, and has had over 30 articles published in television and broadcast magazines in the United States and Europe. He served as the curator of the History of Olympic Broadcasting exhibition at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland and is the Dean of the School of Communication Arts at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, where he has taught since 1981.