Lighting for Digital Video and Television

Author: John Jackman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781578202515

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 951

Discusses the fundamentals of digital video and television lighting, covering such topics as equipment, setups, color correction, lighting instruments, and studio lighting.
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Introduction to Media Production

The Path to Digital Media Production

Author: Robert B. Musburger, PhD,Gorham Kindem

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136053131

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 504

View: 2845

Introduction to Media Production, Third Edition, provides students with a practical framework for all aspects of media production by addressing the technological and aesthetic changes that have shaped the industry. Offering both hands-on instruction and theoretical information, it provides a sound basis for the techniques, operations, and philosophies of media production in the new digital environment. The new edition has been updated throughout with detailed information on how digital processes have changed everything from shooting to editing to finishing. It includes content on the Internet, writing for the Internet, Graphics and Animation.
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Bluescreen Compositing

A Practical Guide for Video & Moviemaking

Author: John Jackman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136061495

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 248

View: 3738

Master the art and technique of blue and greenscreen compositing with this comprehensive how-to course in creating effective and realistic composited scenes in video formats. You get clear, understandable explanations of the different types of keying techniques and how they work, including real-world examples and tutorials. Topics include setting up a greenscreen studio, how to light the screen effectively, how to light the talent or foreground material, and matching lighting to the composited background plate. Complete tutorials of each of the major software keyers walk you through the process for creating a clean and accurate composite.
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Making Short Films, Third Edition

The Complete Guide from Script to Screen

Author: Clifford Thurlow,Max Thurlow

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0857854321

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 496

View: 9318

Making movies is the most exciting way to earn a living and it is not surprising that media and film studies remain the most popular courses at colleges across the western world. A short film provides an opportunity for elliptical, poetic, condensed story telling. Shorts can take risks rarely seen in features. It is the arena where a strong voice or individual vision is possible; an invitation for experimentation and originality. Making Short Films, 3rd edition is entirely revised and restructured, providing a much more complete and detailed guide to filmmaking, with more information on new technology, illustrations and ideas for best practice.
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Making Short Films, Third Edition

The Complete Guide from Script to Screen

Author: Max Thurlow,Clifford Thurlow

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0857853872

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 496

View: 8084

Fully revised and updated practical and inspirational guide for students and independent film-makers, describing and explaining the whole process - from creating an original or adapted script, through producing, directing and editing, to finance and distribution.
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Behind the Lens

Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches

Author: Jay Holben

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317604849

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 440

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Filmmaker Jay Holben has been battling in the production trenches for most of his life. For the past 17 years, he’s chronicled his adventures in the pages of American Cinematographer, Digital Video, Videography, and TV Technology. Now, in Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematic Trenches, he’s compiled nearly 100 of his best articles on everything from camera technology and lenses to tips and techniques for better lighting. Whether you’re making independent films, commercials, music videos, documentaries, television shows, event videos, or industrials, this full color collection provides the tools you need to take your work to the next level and succeed in the world of digital motion imaging. Featured topics include: *Tech, including the fundamentals of how digital images are formed and how they evolved to match the look of a film, as well as image compression and control *Optics, providing a thorough examination of lenses and lens interchangeability, depth of field, filters, flare, quality, MTF, and more *Cameras, instructing you in using exposure tools, ISO, white balance, infrared, and stabilizers *Lighting, featuring advice on using lighting sources and fixtures and how to tackle common lighting problems Additional tips and tricks cover improving audio, celestial photography, deciding if film school is right for you, and much more. For over a decade Jay Holben has worked as a director of photography in Los Angeles on features, commercials, television shows, and music videos. He is a former technical editor and frequent contributing writer for American Cinematographer, the current technical editor and columnist for Digital Video, and the lighting columnist for TV Technology. The author of A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting on (Almost) No Budget, Holben is also on faculty for the Global Cinematography Institute. He is now an independent producer and director.
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Motion Picture and Video Lighting

Author: Blain Brown

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240807634

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 254

View: 7272

DVD summary: "This new edition also includes the ultimate 'behind the scenes' DVD that takes you to an actual shoot at a Hollywood studio. It is also loaded with valuable clips, including lighting demonstrations, technical tests, fundamentals of lighting workshops, short scenes illustrating different styles of lighting and more." -- Back of cover.
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Visual Effects for Film and Television

Author: Mitch Mitchell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136054650

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 248

View: 3840

* 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 of photography so that they can be broken for effects * Shows the line of development from the oldest to the newest processes * A must for cinematographers, editors, designers and students of VFX alike * Everything you need to know to plan and supervise visual effects shots * Essential reading for anyone working in commercials/advertising photography or effects Written by an experienced professional, this manual is the essential guide to understanding the principles and background of modern visual effects. Visual effects are at the forefront of a digital revolution in the film and video industry and are becoming more and more important to movie language. This book teaches the practical techniques and skills required to incorporate effects successfully into both film and television production.
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Zehn Gründe, warum du deine Social Media Accounts sofort löschen musst

Author: Jaron Lanier

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 345500492X

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

View: 9822

»Um „Zehn Gründe...“ zu lesen, reicht ein einziger Grund: Jaron Lanier. Am wichtigsten Mahner vor Datenmissbrauch, Social-Media-Verdummung und der fatalen Umsonst-Mentalität im Netz führt in diesen Tagen kein Weg vorbei.« Frank Schätzing Jaron Lanier, Tech-Guru und Vordenker des Internets, liefert zehn bestechende Gründe, warum wir mit Social Media Schluss machen müssen. Facebook, Google & Co. überwachen uns, manipulieren unser Verhalten, machen Politik unmöglich und uns zu ekligen, rechthaberischen Menschen. Social Media ist ein allgegenwärtiger Käfig geworden, dem wir nicht entfliehen können. Lanier hat ein aufrüttelndes Buch geschrieben, das seine Erkenntnisse als Insider des Silicon Valleys wiedergibt und dazu anregt, das eigenen Verhalten in den sozialen Netzwerken zu überdenken. Wenn wir den Kampf mit dem Wahnsinn unserer Zeit nicht verlieren wollen, bleibt uns nur eine Möglichkeit: Löschen wir all unsere Accounts! Ein Buch, das jeder lesen muss, der sich im Netz bewegt! »Ein unglaublich gutes, dringendes und wichtiges Buch« Zadie Smith
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Technologies for Education

A Practical Guide

Author: Ann E. Barron

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087790

Category: Education

Page: 234

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Presents a current synopsis of the technologies impacting education and how to best apply them in the classroom.
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Picture Composition for Film and Television

Author: Peter Ward

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240516818

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 261

View: 507

Composition is the bedrock of the camera operator's craft, yet it is seldom taught in training courses in the belief that it is an intuitive, personal skill. This book shows how composition can be learned, and includes the compositional implications of widescreen, DV cameras and virtual sets.
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Das Haus in Cold Hill

Roman

Author: Peter James

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104903085

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 3562

Spannend und herrlich schaurig: Englands Bestsellerautor Peter James hat eine hervorragende, gruselige Geistergeschichte geschrieben. Für Ollie und Caro Harcourt und ihre Tochter Jade ist es ein wirkliches Abenteuer: Ihr neues Zuhause ist ein riesiger, verfallener alter Kasten. Genau das Richtige, um es von Grund auf zu sanieren, eine veritable Geldanlage. Doch die Harcourts sind nicht die einzigen Bewohner. Ungewöhnliche Dinge gehen hier vor sich, eine gespenstische Frau in Grau wandelt durch die Flure. Als die verängstigten Harcourts schließlich die dunkle Geschichte von Cold Hill erfahren, ahnen sie, dass ihr Leben auf dem Spiel stehen könnte.
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Die Einkreisung

Der Roman zur Netflix-Serie

Author: Caleb Carr

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641185416

Category: Fiction

Page: 736

View: 1952

Das Psychogramm eines Mörders New York 1896: Unter Polizeichef Theodore Roosevelt kommt es zu einem grauenvollen Mord, der sich als Teil einer ganzen Mordserie erweist. Mit den Ermittlungen wird Dr. Kreisler beauftragt, ein Vorläufer Sigmund Freuds. Gegen erbitterte Widerstände gelingt es ihm, mittels eines detaillierten Psychogramms den Mörder einzukreisen.
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Television Criticism

Author: Victoria O'Donnell

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412941679

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 261

View: 2963

Television Criticism presents an original treatment of television criticism with a foundational approach to the nature of criticism, an understanding of the business of television, production background in creating television style, in-depth chapters on storytelling and narrative theories and television genres, the interaction of rhetoric and cultural studies theories, representation, and postmodernism. It presents new and comprehensive guidelines for analysis and criticism, and it has a sample critique of the television program "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation."
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Digital Video for the Desktop

Author: Ken Pender

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 113613526X

Category: Art

Page: 212

View: 1896

Practical introduction to creating and editing high quality video on the desktop. Using examples from a variety of video applications, benefit from a professional's experience, step-by-step, through a series of workshops demonstrating a wide variety of techniques. These include producing short films, multimedia and internet presentations, animated graphics and special effects. The opportunities for the independent videomaker have never been greater - make sure you bring your understanding fully up to date with this invaluable guide. No prior knowledge of the technology is assumed, with explanations provided in an easy to understand manner. Ken Pender provides an overview of the hardware and software needed and describes how to output completed projects to the Internet, CD-ROMs, Zip and Jaz discs and videotape. The following software is covered: · Realtime compression: Codecs · Editing, including transitions and special effects: Adobe Premiere, Ulead MediaStudio, Corel Lumiere · 2D Animation: Corel PHOTO-PAINT, Fractal Design Painter, Power Goo · 3D Animation: Ray Dream Studio, MetaCreations Poser and Bryce 3D · Frame stack editing: Adobe Photoshop, Fractal Design Painter · Still image frame editing: CorelDRAW, Fractal Design Painter · Audio creation, editing and mixing: Cool Edit, Goldwave and Multiquence The accompanying CD-ROM provides sample software for Adobe Premiere 5.0, Cool Edit 96, Goldwave 4.02 and Multiquence 1.02. (For further information on Goldwave and Multiquence, see http://www.goldwave.com; for information on Cool Edit, see http://syntrillium.com.)
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Digital Video Camerawork

Author: Peter Ward

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136056017

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 232

View: 3507

This manual introduces digital camerawork techniques used in television and video production. Written as a practical guide, the author's step-by-step instructions take you through everything you need to know, from camera controls, to editing, lighting and sound. This text provides a solid foundation to build upon in the area of digital video production. In a period of transition between analogue and digital acquisition/recording formats Digital Video Camerawork provides up-to-date information familiarizing you with the different production styles and requirements. Diagrams are used to illustrate the technology and techniques explained. Digital Video Camerawork combines clear, technical explanations with practical advice. It is ideal for the less experienced broadcast camera operator and for students on media and television production courses.
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