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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 4th Edition

The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 4th Edition

By: Videomaker; Videomaker

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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From the editors of Videomaker Magazine comes this new edition that you have been waiting for. The Videomaker Guide Digital Video, fourth edition, provides information on all of the latest cutting edge tools and techniques necessary to help you shoot and edit video like the pro's. Learn about equipment, lighting, editing, audio, high definition, and all aspects of video from the leading experts on videography! ...

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The Art of Digital Video, 4th Edition

The Art of Digital Video, 4th Edition

By: John Watkinson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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The industry "bible" is back and it's better than ever. The Art of Digital Video has served as the ultimate reference guide for those working with digital video for generations. Now this classic has been revised and re-written by international consultant and industry leader John Watkinson to include important technical updates on this ever-evolving topic. The format has also been improved to include optional sections that provide additional information that you can choose to skip or investigate further, depending on your interests and comfort level with the subject. As the worlds of...

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Swimming Upstream: A Lifesaving Guide to Short Film Distribution

Swimming Upstream: A Lifesaving Guide to Short Film Distribution

By: Sharon Badal

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2007

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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Short films have come into their own, not least in part due to the incredible new ways to distribute them, including the Web, cell phones, new festivals devoted to shorts--even television and theatres. This is the ultimate guide for anyone who's made a short film and wonders what to do next. Whether your short film is meant to be a calling card, a segue to a feature film, or you just want to recoup some of the costs, this book describes the potential paths for distribution. Written by the short film programmer of the Tribeca Film Festival and featuring contributions from top film festival...

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Creating Flash Advertising

Creating Flash Advertising

By: Jason Fincanon

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2007

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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Create awe-inspiring, mind-blowing Flash ads and microsites that engage consumers and demonstrate their worth to clients. The Hands-On Guide to Creating Flash Advertising delivers the nuts and bolts of the development process from initial design conception to ad completion. You'll learn the best practices for: * Mastering the myriad of ad specs, deadlines, quality and version control issues * Creating ads that balance campaign goals with design constraints * Preparing and building ads with team and QC standards * Using forms and data in ads without file bloat * File optimization...

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How Video Works, 2nd Edition

How Video Works, 2nd Edition

By: Marcus Weise; Diana Weynand

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2007

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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How Video Works has been a bible for professionals in the video world since 1985. It offers easy to understand explanations of the entire world of video. A complete guide from analog video to all the new digital technologies, including HD, compression, and encoding. This book is a must-have for any broadcast or video production department. It is also perfect for the new video technician or non-tech creative professional who is just beginning to discover the digital world. Update your library with the brand new version of an industry standard....

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Color and Mastering for Digital Cinema

Color and Mastering for Digital Cinema

By: Glenn Kennel

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-OCT-2006

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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Color and Mastering for Digital Cinema explores the implications for motion picture post production processes and changes required to the supporting equipment and software. While a new concept to the motion picture community, the selection of the wide gamut, output-referred XYZ color space for digital cinema distribution is based on decades of color science and experience in other industries. The rationale for choosing XYZ and the other color encoding parameters is explained and the book also provides a full case study of the development of DLP Cinema® projectors by Texas Instruments....

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The Director's Idea

The Director's Idea

By: Ken Dancyger

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2006

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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As a director, you must have a concept, a "director's idea", to shape your approach to the actors, the camera, and the script. With this clear idea your film will be deeper and more effective, and you will be able to differentiate--and therefore make the choice--between competent directing and great directing. Using case studies of famous directors as real-world examples of "director's ideas", the author has provided the theory and the practice to help directors immediately improve their work....

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The Focal Easy Guide to Adobe ® Encore ™ DVD 2.0

The Focal Easy Guide to Adobe ® Encore ™ DVD 2.0

By: Jeff Bellune

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-APR-2006

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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Software programs are complex, the books that explain them shouldn't be. This thoroughly illustrated, full-color guide explains everything you need to know to get up and running quickly with Adobe Encore DVD 2.0 without any extraneous information or complicated, detailed explanations. The author focuses solely on the key features you will need to start producing and mastering professional-quality DVDs immediately in order to avoid overloading you with too many details. Learn best practices for planning your project, importing video and audio assests, creating professional-looking menus,...

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Adobe Premiere Pro Power Tips

Adobe Premiere Pro Power Tips

By: Larry Jordan

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 07-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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Stop wasting time! Let Larry Jordan’s Adobe Premiere Pro Power Tips power your editing. Whether you are migrating to Premiere Pro from other editing software, or you are a long-time Premiere editor, this must-have guide is packed with hundreds of bite-sized tips to get you up and running in no time. Written with humor and deep technical understanding, Jordan shows you the secrets, shortcuts, tips, and techniques you need to make the most of Premiere Pro. Like any professional production, the book starts with planning, then flows into scripting, shooting, logging, editing, audio...

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Cinematography: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

Cinematography: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

By: Blain Brown

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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There's more to being a DP than holdng a light meter! With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world's top film schools. Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it...

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The Complete Film Production Handbook, 4th Edition

The Complete Film Production Handbook, 4th Edition

By: Eve Light Honthaner

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2013

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This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. If...

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Video Over IP, 2nd Edition

Video Over IP, 2nd Edition

By: Wes Simpson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2008

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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Video Over IP gives you everything you need to know to choose from among the many ways of transferring your video over a network. The information is presented in an easy to read format, with comparison charts provided to help you understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technologies for a variety of practical applications. This new edition is expanded to fully cover HD and wireless technologies and new case studies. Whether your background is video, networking, broadcast, or telecommunications, you will benefit from the breadth of coverage that this book provides. Real-life...

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Cutting Rhythms

Cutting Rhythms

By: Karen Pearlman

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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How does a film editor make decisions about where and when to cut in order to make a film 'feel right'? Generally speaking, the answer is, 'it's intuitive', which is accurate but leaves one wanting to know more. Cutting Rhythms breaks down the definition of intuition to find that, even if rhythmic thinking is intuitive thinking, we can still say more than we 'just know.' This book offers possibilities rather than prescriptions. It presents questions an editor or filmmaker can ask themselves about their work, and a clear and useful vocabulary for working with those questions. Cutting...

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Directing the Documentary, 5th Edition

Directing the Documentary, 5th Edition

By: Michael Rabiger

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 14-JAN-2014

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Directing the Documentary is a comprehensive manual that has inspired over 100,000 readers worldwide. If you are interested in making documentary films, everything you need technically and conceptually is here. Filled with practical advice on every stage of production, this is the book you will return to throughout your career. Directing the Documentary covers the methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use throughout the fascinating process of making a film. It emphasizes low-cost digital technology, which allows cutting-edge creativity and...

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Broadcast Graphics On the Spot

Broadcast Graphics On the Spot

By: Richard Harrington

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2005

Insert Date: 09-JAN-2014

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Packed with more than 350 techniques, this book delivers what you need to know - on the spot. If you create graphics for television, this book is for you. 'Broadcast Graphics on the Spot' show you how to produce more compelling TV graphics. From gathering images for use in broadcast graphics to working with fonts, mastering keying and rotoscoping, or working with logo motion, this book includes step-by-step procedures for creating over-the-shoulder graphics for news anchors, lower thirds, titles, and full-screens that can be used in everyday news productions. ...

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YouTube Marketing Power: How to Use Video to Find More Prospects, Launch Your Products, and Reach a Massive Audience

YouTube Marketing Power: How to Use Video to Find More Prospects, Launch Your Products, and Reach a Massive Audience

By: Jason Miles

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Grab YOUR share of YouTube's BILLIONS of daily viewers YouTube is one of the world's most popular websites--which makes it one of the best marketing tools on the planet. Jason G. Miles, the author of Pinterest Power and Instagram Power , shows you how to get up and running on YouTube and offers best practices for using it to drive traffic to websites to increase sales. YouTube Marketing Power provides expert tips on how to design a powerful YouTube strategy. LEARN HOW TO: Make great videos--quickly and easily Build brand loyalty with powerful videos Drive...

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The Grip Book, Fifth Edition, 5th Edition

The Grip Book, Fifth Edition, 5th Edition

By: Michael G. Uva

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 07-DEC-2013

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Gain the essential skills of a professional grip to become the jack and master of all trades on a 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, cars, and trains. In The Grip Book , Fifth Edition , seasoned Hollywood grip Michael G. Uva teaches you to install, set up, maintain, and ensure the safety of all equipment on a set, such as C-stands, cameras, and any specialty gear needed for a shoot. Guidelines for on-set etiquette and how to...

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Videojournalism

Videojournalism

By: Kenneth Kobre

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 17-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2013

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Videojournalism is a new field that has grown out of traditional print photojournalism, slideshows that combine sound and pictures, public radio, documentary filmmaking and the best of television news features. This amalgam of traditions has emerged to serve the Internet's voracious appetite for video stories.Videojournalism  is written for the new generation of "backpack" journalists. The solo videojournalist must find a riveting story; gain access to charismatic characters who can tell their own tales; shoot candid clips; expertly interview the players; record clear, clean sound; write...

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Directors Tell the Story

Directors Tell the Story

By: Bethany Rooney; Mary Lou Belli

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 17-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 23-NOV-2013

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Move over, movies: the freshest storytelling today is on television, where the multi-episodic format is used for rich character development and innovative story arcs.  Directors Tell the Story offers rare insight and advice straight from two A-list television directors whose credits include Monk, Grey's Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Weeds, and more. They direct dramas and comedies using the same process that Steven Spielberg (or any other movie director uses)-just with less money and time. Learn what it takes to become a director: master the technical aspects, appreciate aesthetic...

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Documentary Storytelling, 3rd Edition

Documentary Storytelling, 3rd Edition

By: Sheila Curran Bernard

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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Documentary Storytelling is unique in offering an in-depth look at story and structure as applied not to Hollywood fiction, but to films and videos based on factual material and the drama of real life. With the growing popularity of documentaries in today's global media marketplace, demand for powerful, memorable storytelling has never been higher. This practical guide lays out the basics and applies them to diverse subjects and film styles, from cinema verite and personal narrative to financing and budgets. It shows how good storytelling can bring mundane or difficult subjects to life,...