Media Production Products

  • Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling

    Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms

    By Kelly McErlean

    Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling provides media students and industry professionals with strategies for creating innovative new media projects across a variety of platforms. Synthesizing ideas from a range of theorists and practitioners across visual, audio, and interactive media,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Focal Press

  • Smartphone Video Storytelling

    By Robb Montgomery

    Smartphone Video Storytelling give readers the tools to find, capture and tell a visual story with just a smartphone. With mobile journalism on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly important for students to understand the entire production process, and be able to convey their story across multiple…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Focal Press

  • Thinking Media and Beyond

    Perspectives from German Media Theory

    Edited by Briankle G. Chang, Florian Sprenger

    Media – old or new, in the cloud or underground – constitutes the very condition in which our world takes shape. Media is reshaped continuously, marked for both the profound effects it produces and the acceleration it exhibits. It is the site in which we signal some of the most pressing issues we…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge

  • DSLR Cinema

    A beginner’s guide to filmmaking on a budget, 3rd Edition

    By Kurt Lancaster

    The DSLR cinema revolution began over ten years ago. Professional filmmakers, students, video journalists, event video shooters, production houses, and others jumped at the opportunity to shoot cinematic images on these low budget cameras. The first edition of DSLR Cinema mapped the way focusing…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Focal Press

  • Writing and Reporting News You Can Use

    By Tammy Trujillo

    Writing and Reporting News You Can Use instructs students on how to produce news that is informative, interesting, educational, and most importantly, compelling. It addresses roadblocks to student interest in writing news, using illustrative examples and exercises to help them understand how to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Live-Streaming Handbook

    How to create live video for social media on your phone and desktop

    By Peter Stewart

    The Live-Streaming Handbook will teach you how to present live-video shows from your phone and stream them straight to Facebook and Twitter. With this book and your favourite social media apps, you will be able to run your own TV station for your home or work. Peter Stewart, an experienced TV…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Video Production

    Studio, Field, and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Ronald J. Compesi, Jaime S. Gomez

    Written in a clear, non-technical manner, Introduction to Video Production focuses on the fundamental principles and aesthetics of video production and the technologies used in both studio and field environments. Ronald J. Compesi and Jaime S. Gomez cover each aspect of the process step by step,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Focal Press

  • Making Media

    Foundations of Sound and Image Production, 4th Edition

    By Jan Roberts-Breslin

    Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production takes the media production process and deconstructs it into its most basic components. Students will learn the basic concepts of media production – frame, sound, light, time, motion, and sequencing – and be able to apply them to any medium…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Focal Press

  • Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Video Production

    Disciplines and Techniques, 12th Edition

    By Jim Foust, Edward J Fink, Lynne Gross

    The revised twelfth edition of Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques introduces readers to the operations underlying video production. It provides thorough coverage of the theory and techniques readers need to know, balancing complexity with practical how-to information about detailed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Focal Press

  • Television Field Production and Reporting

    A Guide to Visual Storytelling, 7th Edition

    By Fred Shook, John Larson, John DeTarsio

    Television Field Production and Reporting provides a comprehensive introduction to the art of video storytelling. Endorsed by the National Press Photographers Association, this book focuses on the many techniques and tools available in today’s digital landscape, including how drones and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing

    7th Edition

    By Frank Barnas

    Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 7th Edition is the leading book covering all aspects of writing and reporting the news. It identifies the key concepts and terms readers need to know in the news gathering and dissemination process, and provides practical, real-world advice for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06
    Focal Press

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