Applied Media: Cinematography

  • Filming the Fantastic with Virtual Technology: Filmmaking on the Digital Backlot book cover

    Filming the Fantastic with Virtual Technology

    Filmmaking on the Digital Backlot, 1st Edition

    By Mark Sawicki, Juniko Moody

    This book brings fantasy storytelling to a whole new level by providing an in-depth insight into the tools used for virtual reality, augmented reality, 360 cinema and motion capture in order to repurpose them to create a virtual studio for filmmaking. Gone are the long days and months of post…

    Paperback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge

  • The Camera Assistant's Manual book cover

    The Camera Assistant's Manual

    7th Edition

    By David E. Elkins, SOC

    Excel as a cameraman in today’s evolving film industry with this updated classic. Learn what to do -and what NOT to do - during production and get the job done right the first time. This seventh edition covers the basics of cinematography and provides you with the multi-skill set needed to…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Set Lighting Technician's Handbook: Film Lighting Equipment, Practice, and Electrical Distribution book cover

    Set Lighting Technician's Handbook

    Film Lighting Equipment, Practice, and Electrical Distribution, 5th Edition

    By Harry C. Box

    A friendly, hands-on training manual and reference for lighting technicians in motion picture and television production, this handbook is the most comprehensive guide to set lighting available. It provides a unique combination of practical detail with a big-picture understanding of lighting,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge

  • Color Grading 101: Getting Started Color Grading for Editors, Cinematographers, Directors, and Aspiring Colorists book cover

    Color Grading 101

    Getting Started Color Grading for Editors, Cinematographers, Directors, and Aspiring Colorists, 1st Edition

    By Charles Haine

    Written both for students and working professionals, this book walks readers step-by-step through the foundations of color grading for projects of any size, from music videos and commercials to full-length features. In this clear, practical, and software-agnostic guide, author Charles Haine…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

  • Visual Character Development in Film and Television: Your Character is Your Canvas book cover

    Visual Character Development in Film and Television

    Your Character is Your Canvas, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hanly, Elisabeth Rowney

    This book takes a unique look at visual character development in motion pictures and television by using famous works of art combined with modern works of film and television to demonstrate how to weave a visual tale. In a single shot or scene, what should we reveal about a character? What should…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • The Filmmaker's Eye: The Language of the Lens: The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image book cover

    The Filmmaker's Eye: The Language of the Lens

    The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image, 1st Edition

    By Gustavo Mercado

    The Language of the Lens explores the expressive power of the camera lens and the storytelling contributions that this critical tool can make to a film project. This book offers a unique approach to learning how lenses can produce aesthetically and narratively compelling images in movies, through a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Film on Video: A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film book cover

    Film on Video

    A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Kemp

    Film on Video: A Practical Guide to Making Video Look like Film is an accessible guide to making video captured on a camcorder, DSLR camera, smartphone, action camera or cinema camera look like it was shot on motion-picture celluloid film.  Chapter by chapter, Jonathan Kemp introduces the reader…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Secrets of Screen Directing: The Tricks of the Trade book cover

    Secrets of Screen Directing

    The Tricks of the Trade, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Tucker

    Secrets of Screen Directing: The Tricks of the Trade is a practical guide which bridges the gap between classroom learning and the realities of being on a set. Author Patrick Tucker uses insights and techniques gained from over 40 years of directing both screen and stage to open up the craft of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Grip Book: The Studio Grip’s Essential Guide book cover

    The Grip Book

    The Studio Grip’s Essential Guide, 6th Edition

    By Michael Uva

    Gain the essential skills of a professional grip to become the jack and master of all trades on any movie or television show set. Discover vital insider tips ranging from how to operate cutting-edge rigging and lighting equipment to performing difficult camera mounts on aircraft, boats, trains, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Filmmaker's Guide to Visual Effects: The Art and Techniques of VFX for Directors, Producers, Editors and Cinematographers book cover

    The Filmmaker's Guide to Visual Effects

    The Art and Techniques of VFX for Directors, Producers, Editors and Cinematographers, 1st Edition

    By Eran Dinur

    The Filmmaker’s Guide to Visual Effects offers a practical, detailed guide to visual effects for non-VFX specialists working in film and television. In contemporary filmmaking and television production, visual effects are used extensively in a wide variety of genres and formats to contribute to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10
    Routledge

  • Materialist Film book cover

    Materialist Film

    1st Edition

    By Peter Gidal

    A polemical introduction to the avant-garde and experimental in film (including making and viewing), Materialist Film is a highly original, thought-provoking book. Thirty-seven short chapters work through a series of concepts which will enable the reader to deal imaginatively with the contradictory…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches book cover

    Behind the Lens

    Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches, 1st Edition

    By Jay Holben

    Filmmaker Jay Holben has been battling in the production trenches for most of his life. For the past 17 years, he’s chronicled his adventures in the pages of American Cinematographer, Digital Video, Videography, and TV Technology. Now, in Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematic Trenches, he’…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11
    Routledge

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