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iPad and iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way

iPad and iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way

By: Jeff Carlson

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2014

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For anyone who has ever used an iPhone or iPad, you know there is a powerful video camera inside that can shoot phenomenal HD video and is incredibly easy to use . But simply shooting video is only one step to visualizing and digitizing  your creative efforts. In iPad and iPhone Video, bestselling author Jeff Carlson shows you how to best harness the powers of these remarkable devices. Jeff explores all the steps to shooting great video in a variety of scenarios, from outdoor sunny arenas to dark concert venues. He’ll explain everything you need to know about editing the results in order...

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Apple Pro Training Series: iMovie

Apple Pro Training Series: iMovie

By: Dion Scoppettuolo

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2014

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In the only Apple-certified guide to iMovie, readers will be creating original works within the first few pages. Using real-life material and practical lessons that they can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of iMovie. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through everything from organizing and importing your videos to creating polished movies. The reader will master iMovie tools quickly through fun, real-world projects, create professional looking sports highlights from home videos, learn to make a...

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Out of Order: Storytelling Techniques for Video and Cinema Editors

Out of Order: Storytelling Techniques for Video and Cinema Editors

By: Ross Hockrow

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 02-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 27-JUN-2014

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Most video and film editors understand that the story is central to their work and that editing choices need to serve the telling of that story in the best way possible. What they may not know, however, are all the valuable techniques to making this craft appear seamless and part of the busy editor’s normal workflow. This book takes an approach to editing that both beginners and intermediate editors will find refreshing. While other books approach the topic of editing by teaching the functions of the editing software, this book explains how you can make smart choices and use those functions...

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The Digital Filmmaking Handbook, Fifth Edition

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook, Fifth Edition

By: Sonja Schenk

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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THE DIGITAL FILMMAKING HANDBOOK, FIFTH EDITION is the one-stop resource to guide you in taking your digital film project from initial concept to finished project. Covering everything from writing and pre-production planning to shooting and post-production editing and effects, the book has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest hardware, software, and production processes. It also now includes coverage of the latest filmmaking-related apps and the shift toward digital distribution. You'll learn the ins and outs of the craft and you'll pick up techniques for creating shots and effects that...

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Academic Press Library in Signal Processing

Academic Press Library in Signal Processing

By: Rama Chellappa; Sergios Theodoridis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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This fifth volume, edited and authored by world leading experts, gives a review of the principles, methods and techniques of important and emerging research topics and technologies in image and video compression and multimedia. With this reference source you will: Quickly grasp a new area of research Understand the underlying principles of a topic and its application Ascertain how a topic relates to other areas and learn of the research issues yet to be resolved Quick tutorial reviews of important and emerging topics of research in Image and Video Compression and...

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The Theatrical Firearms Handbook

The Theatrical Firearms Handbook

By: Kevin Inouye

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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The Theatrical Firearms Handbook is the essential guide to navigating the many decisions that are involved in the safe and effective use of firearm props for both the stage and screen. It is an invaluable resource for fight choreographers, props designers, backstage crew, directors, actors, stage managers, and more, at all levels of experience. Written in an informal and entertaining manner, with over 100 illustrations, it establishes baseline safety protocol while empowering performers and designers to tell their story of conflict in a way that makes the most of both established...

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iMovie: The Missing Manual

iMovie: The Missing Manual

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 14-MAY-2014

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iMovie's sophisticated tools make it easier than ever to turn raw footage into sleek, entertaining movies—once you understand how to harness its features. Experts David Pogue and Aaron Miller give you hands-on advice and step-by-step instructions for creating polished movies on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Dive in and discover why this is the top-selling iMovie book. This edition covers iMovie 10.0 for Mac and iMovie 2.0 for iOS....

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Art Direction for Film and Video, 2nd Edition

Art Direction for Film and Video, 2nd Edition

By: Robert Olson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 22-OCT-1998

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Written by an author with over 30 years of working experience, this book takes a practical, thorough look at the duties and skills of art directors and production designers. It teaches readers how to analyze a script, develop concepts that meet the needs of a script, develop sketches and construction drawings, work with directors and producers, and operate within budget limitations. The book has been updated and expanded to include interviews with professionals at all levels in the art department. A chapter on digital effects as they relate to the work of the art director has been...

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Television Versus the Internet

Television Versus the Internet

By: Barrie Gunter

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 30-APR-2014

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This book will explore the questions raised by the technological developments that have encouraged the multiplication of TV channels. TV is moving through a period of rapid change. Governments around the world are switching from analogue to digital forms of transmission to further expand the amount of content that TV signals can carry. At the same time, competition for eyeballs has also grown from outside that traditional marketplace with the emergence of the Internet. The roll-out of broadband and increased bandwidth has had the greatest impact on television because online technology can...

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A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers, 4th Edition

A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers, 4th Edition

By: Skip Pizzi; Graham Jones

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 24-APR-2014

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers is the leading publication on the basics of broadcast technology. Whether you are new to the industry or do not have an engineering background, this book will give you a comprehensive primer of television, radio, and digital media relating to broadcast—it is your guide to understanding the technical world of radio and television broadcast engineering. It covers all the important topics such as DTV, IBOC, HD, standards, video servers, editing, electronic newsrooms, and more. ...

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Write to TV, 2nd Edition

Write to TV, 2nd Edition

By: Martie Cook

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 24-APR-2014

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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Learn to craft smart, original stories and scripts for a variety of television formats and genres, including comedy, drama, pilots, animation, made-for-TV movies, late night, and reality television. Hear directly from studio and network executives, agents, and managers on what they’re looking for in new writers and how to avoid common pitfalls. Gain access to sample outlines, script pages, checklists, and countless other invaluable resources that will help you break into the industry and put you on the path to immediate success. In Write to TV, Second Edition industry veteran...

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Digital Video Surveillance and Security, 2nd Edition

Digital Video Surveillance and Security, 2nd Edition

By: Anthony C. Caputo

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 20-APR-2014

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The use of digital surveillance technology is rapidly growing as it becomes significantly cheaper for live and remote monitoring. The second edition of Digital Video Surveillance and Security provides the most current and complete reference for security professionals and consultants as they plan, design, and implement surveillance systems to secure their places of business. By providing the necessary explanations of terms, concepts, and technological capabilities, this revised edition addresses the newest technologies and solutions available on the market today. With clear...

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TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

By: Rashid Saeed; Stephen Shellhammer

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This book explains the TV white space concept and looks at how these spaces can be used to bring new applications and uses to customers. The text provides an extensive survey of this new technology, exploring various application areas as well as open areas for research. In addition, it discusses business opportunities and addresses deployment challenges. The book also covers regulations and system requirements. Other topics discussed include collaborative sensing, spectrum sharing, and interoperability. ...

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The Art of the Documentary: Fifteen Conversations with Leading Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, and Producers, Second Edition

The Art of the Documentary: Fifteen Conversations with Leading Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, and Producers, Second Edition

By: Megan Cunningham

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Documentary filmmaking is a powerful and vital element to our society,  and those who are responsible for bringing real stories and issues to a creative medium often have an uncanny ability to make a deep connection to us with their art. Legendary directors and cinematographers such as the Maysles brothers, D.A. Pennabaker & Chris Hegedus, Errol Morris, or Ken Burns have vividly made their marks in recent decades and continue to inspire those who enter the field. Inexpensive video camera equipment and video editing software have helped fuel a new wave of truth-tellers, bringing the tools of...

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Digital Cinematography

Digital Cinematography

By: David Stump

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 01-APR-2014

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With the shift from film to digital, a new view of the future of cinematography has emerged. Today’s successful cinematographer must be equal parts artist, technician, and business-person. The cinematographer needs to master the arts of lighting, composition, framing and other aesthetic considerations, as well as the technology of digital cameras, recorders, and workflows, and must know how to choose the right tools (within their budget) to get the job done. David Stump’s  Digital Cinematography  focusses primarily on the tools and technology of the trade, looking at how digital cameras...

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Hands-on Manual for Cinematographers, 2nd Edition

Hands-on Manual for Cinematographers, 2nd Edition

By: David Samuelson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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The "Hands On" Manual for Cinematographers contains a wealth of information, theory, diagrams and tables on all aspects of cinematography. Widely recognised as the "Cinematographer's Bible" the book is organised in a unique manner for easy reference on location, and remains an essential component of the cameraman's box. Everything you need to know about cinematography can be found in this book - from camera choice, maintenance and threading diagrams; to electricity on location, equipment checklists, film stock, lenses, light and colour. Of particular use will be the mathematics,...

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DSLR Cinema, 2nd Edition

DSLR Cinema, 2nd Edition

By: Kurt Lancaster

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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A filmmaker's guide to crafting cinema-quality films with hybrid DSLR cameras! ...

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High Definition Cinematography, 3rd Edition

High Definition Cinematography, 3rd Edition

By: Paul Wheeler

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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High-definition is now ubiquitous in video production and High Definition Cinematography, Third Edition provides the explanations, definitions, and workflows that today's cinematographers and camera operators need to make the transition. Paul Wheeler will explain the high-definition process, suggest the best methods for filming, and help you choose the right camera and equipment for your crew with this comprehensive book. You'll also learn the different formats and when best to use them, how to create specific looks for different venues, and learn how to operate a wide variety of popular...

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Motion Picture and Video Lighting, 2nd Edition

Motion Picture and Video Lighting, 2nd Edition

By: Blain Brown

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2007

Insert Date: 12-MAR-2014

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The bible for film and video lighting...

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The Producer's Business Handbook, 2nd Edition

The Producer's Business Handbook, 2nd Edition

By: John J. Lee, Jr.; Rob Holt

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 04-OCT-2005

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Provides a tried and true model for making a successful business of independent filmmaking!...