Applied Media: Filmmaking and Postproduction

  • Basic TV Technology: Digital and Analog book cover

    Basic TV Technology

    Digital and Analog, 4th Edition

    By Robert L Hartwig

    Basic TV Technology is the essential basic guide to the fundamentals underlying all television and video systems, written for students and nontechnical professionals. You don't need to have a math or science background in order to understand this explanation of how the principal pieces of…

    Paperback – 2005-03-21

  • Practical Cinematography book cover

    Practical Cinematography

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Wheeler

    Filmmaking is an art, but, like so many art forms, there are basic underlying tools and techniques and a body theoretical knowledge that must be understood and mastered before artistic expression can flourish. This book is an invaluable resource for all aspiring DoPs. Practical Cinematography can…

    Paperback – 2005-03-09

  • Programming for TV, Radio & The Internet: Strategy, Development & Evaluation book cover

    Programming for TV, Radio & The Internet

    Strategy, Development & Evaluation, 2nd Edition

    By Lynne Gross, Brian Gross, Philippe Perebinossoff

    Where do program ideas come from? How are concepts developed into saleable productions? Who do you talk to about getting a show produced? How do you schedule shows on the lineup? What do you do if a series is in trouble? The answers to these questions, and many more, can be found in this…

    Paperback – 2005-02-24

  • Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Production book cover

    Placing Shadows

    Lighting Techniques for Video Production, 3rd Edition

    By Chuck Gloman, Tom LeTourneau

    A mix of theory and practical applications, Placing Shadows covers the physical properties of light and the selection of proper instruments for the best possible effect. For the student, advanced amateur, and pros trying to enhance the look of their productions, this book examines the fundamentals…

    Paperback – 2005-02-07

  • Understanding Digital Cinema: A Professional Handbook book cover

    Understanding Digital Cinema

    A Professional Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles S. Swartz

    UNDERSTANDING DIGITAL CINEMA: A PROFESSIONAL HANDBOOK is a comprehensive resource on all aspects of finishing, distributing and displaying film digitally. For technical professionals as well as non-technical decision-makers, the book is a detailed exploration of every component of the process, from…

    Hardback – 2004-10-28

  • Writing the Short Film book cover

    Writing the Short Film

    3rd Edition

    By Patricia Cooper, Ken Dancyger

    The short film is a unique narrative art form that, while lending itself to experimentation, requires tremendous discipline in following traditional filmic considerations. This book takes the student and novice screenwriter through the storytelling process- from conception, to visualization, to…

    Paperback – 2004-10-26

  • Audio Post Production for Television and Film: An introduction to technology and techniques book cover

    Audio Post Production for Television and Film

    An introduction to technology and techniques, 3rd Edition

    By Hilary Wyatt, Tim Amyes

    Previously titled Audio Post-production in Video and Film, this third edition has been completely revised and restructured to provide a step-by-step guide to the professional techniques used to shape a soundtrack through the production process. Covering sound for both film and television, this…

    Paperback – 2004-10-20
    Focal Press

  • TV Commercials: How to Make Them: or, How Big is the Boat? book cover

    TV Commercials: How to Make Them

    or, How Big is the Boat?, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Cury

    Understanding how commercials are made is the key to doing it right. This descriptive book is a step-by-step guide on the mechanics of creating a commercial from a production perspective. Making commercials on all types of budgets is addressed. There is material describing the roles and dynamics of…

    Paperback – 2004-10-19

  • Understanding MPEG 4: Technology and Business Insights book cover

    Understanding MPEG 4

    Technology and Business Insights, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Moeritz, Klaus Diepold

    The Practical Guide to MPEG 4 offers an up to date introduction to this important interactive and multimedia compression standard (including MPEG-4 Part 10), with real examples and information as to how and where this new technology should be used. All aspects of MPEG-4 that are relevant in today's…

    Paperback – 2004-09-14

  • The MPEG Handbook book cover

    The MPEG Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By John Watkinson

    A complete, professional 'bible' on all aspects of audio and video compression using MPEG technology, including the MPEG-4 standard and, in this second edition, H-264. The clarity of explanation and depth of technical detail combine to make this book an essential and definitive reference work.THE…

    Hardback – 2004-09-07

  • The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production book cover

    The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lars Svanberg

    A professional introduction to the end-to-end process of digital filmmaking!The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production sheds light on the ongoing and confusing transition from analog to digital technology in film production. In addition to a complete analysis of technical concerns, this text deals…

    Paperback – 2004-09-07

  • Visual Effects for Film and Television book cover

    Visual Effects for Film and Television

    1st Edition

    By Mitch Mitchell

    * An invaluable insight into the use of visual effects in film and television* Fully illustrated with diagrams to show you step-by-step techniques* Covers visual effects processes from front-of-camera to post-production* Integrated approach to film, video and digital techniques* Redefines the rules…

    Paperback – 2004-07-09

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