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  • Shoot on Location

    The Logistics of Filming on Location, Whatever Your Budget or Experience, 1st Edition

    By Kathy M. McCurdy

    You have a strong vision for how your movie should look, but how do you find the perfect spot to shoot and how do you organize the complex logistics of such a shoot once you find that perfect location? In this comprehensive guide, industry veteran Kathy M. McCurdy provides everything you need to…

    Paperback – 2011-02-23

  • Filmmaking

    Direct Your Movie from Script to Screen Using Proven Hollywood Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Jason Tomaric

    Filmmaking, the definitive resource for filmmakers, blows the doors off the secretive film industry and shows you how to adapt the Hollywood system for your production. Full of thousands of tips, tricks, and techniques from Emmy-winning director Jason Tomaric, Filmmaking systematically takes you…

    Paperback – 2010-12-15

  • Killer Camera Rigs That You Can Build

    How to Build Your Own Camera Cranes, Car Mounts, Stabilizers, Dollies, and More!, 1st Edition

    By Dan Selakovich

    Don't buy or rent your fillm equipment - build it! Construct professional-quality camera rigs on your own with this comprehensive, step-by-step guide and stop wasting your money on overpriced equipment rentals and purchases! Dan Selakovich guides you through the creation of jibs, dollies, cranes,…

    Paperback – 2010-08-10

  • Stand-Out Shorts

    Shooting and Sharing Your Films Online, 1st Edition

    By Russell Evans

    Making movies is no different than any other creative work - don't wait to be told you're good enough, just pick up a camera and start! Use this book to find out the essentials that work for most people, then go ahead and add your own ideas. Stand-Out Shorts is a distillation of the basics you…

    Paperback – 2010-03-04

  • The Visual Effects Producer

    Understanding the Art and Business of VFX, 1st Edition

    By Charles Finance, Susan Zwerman

    Go behind the scene of the behind the scenes to learn how the business of producing the dazzling visual effects we see in movies and on TV works. With decades of combined VFX production and supervisory experience in Hollywood, the authors share their experience with you, illuminating standard…

    Paperback – 2009-08-28

  • Produce Your Own Damn Movie!

    1st Edition

    By Lloyd Kaufman, Ashley Wren Collins

    When it comes to producing, no one speaks with more authority than Lloyd Kaufman, founder of the longest-running independent film studio, Troma Entertainment. He reveals the best ways to seek out investors, scout locations, hire crew and cast talent, navigate legalities, and stay within your budget…

    Paperback – 2009-08-07

  • 3D Movie Making

    Stereoscopic Digital Cinema from Script to Screen, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Mendiburu

    Hollywood is going 3D! Join the revolution with this primer to all of the essential skills for live action 3D, from preproduction through distribution.3D perception and science is presented in an accessible way that provides the principles of Stereoscopic vision you need to make the transition from…

    Paperback – 2009-04-22

  • Archival Storytelling: A Filmmaker's Guide to Finding, Using, and Licensing Third-Party Visuals and Music

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Curran Bernard, Sheila Curran Bernard, Kenn Rabin, Kenn Rabin

    Archival Storytelling is an essential, pragmatic guide to one of the most challenging issues facing filmmakers today: the use of images and music that belong to someone else. Where do producers go for affordable stills and footage? How do filmmakers evaluate the historical value of archival…

    Paperback – 2008-09-22

  • Producing Video Podcasts

    A Guide for Media Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Richard Harrington, Mark Weiser

    Put the video podcast medium to work for you and your clients with a winning formula. Know how video podcasts work and every facet of what it takes to produce a professional-quality program that will meet every criterion for success. The authors are seasoned video production pros that have been on…

    Paperback – 2008-03-06

  • Producing Flash CS3 Video

    Techniques for Video Pros and Web Designers, 1st Edition

    By John Skidgel

    * Best practices for production, encoding, and integration* Build custom video players for web and mobile use* Apply transparency and effects with After EffectsDesign and develop video applications with Flash Professional CS3. In quick primer chapters, you'll get the best practices for shooting…

    Paperback – 2007-08-20

  • Working with HDV

    Shoot, Edit, and Deliver Your High Definition Video, 1st Edition

    By Chuck Gloman, Mark J. Pescatore

    Over the past few years, HDV has burst onto the professional video production landscape and is changing the world of high-definition acquisition. Are you ready to make the transition to HDV? Let this book, with its clear, unbiased overview of HDV, be your guide. More than a catalog of HDV products,…

    Paperback – 2006-09-28

  • Video Field Production and Editing

    7th Edition

    By Ronald Compesi

    Video Field Production and Editing concentrates on video techniques and technology appropriate for "small scale" single-camera electronic field production (EFP) and electronic news gathering (ENG). This book offers the latest material on new digital field recording and editing technologies and is…

    Paperback – 2006-03-08

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