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The Filmmaker's Handbook : A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age (3rd edition 2007)

The Filmmaker's Handbook : A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age (3rd edition 2007)

Author: Steven Ascher
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For first time since its publication in 1984, "The Filmmaker's Handbook" -- the classic volume highlighting the techniques and technologies needed for the creation and production of movies -- has been completely revised and updated. Written by filmmakers for filmmakers, this essential text now includes the latest information on digital age filmmaking, where the shifting boundaries between film, video, and computer systems have introduced a wide range of methods and equipment every filmmaker must master to be competitive. This comprehensive reference guide addresses the techniques necessary to make feature, documentary, industrial, and experimental films while detailing the possibilities and limitations of various formats. New chapters spotlight video camera and video editing, essential information for modern film students and makers who focus on video production exclusively. "The Filmmaker's Handbook" is the perfect primer to guide novices and professionals alike into the twenty-first century of motion picture production. 2008 Edition The authoritative guide to funding, preparing, shooting, lighting, editing, finishing and distributing your film or video Widely acknowledged as the bible of film and video production and used in courses around the world, this indispensable guide to making movies is now updated with the latest advances in high- definition formats. For students and teachers, the professional and the novice filmmaker, this clear and comprehensive handbook remains "the" reliable reference to all aspects of moviemaking. Techniques for making narrative, documentary, corporate, experimental and feature films. Working with high-definition and standard-definition digital video formats, including DV, HD, and HDV. Extensive coverage of video editing with the latest nonlinear editing systems. Thorough grounding in lenses, lighting, sound recording, and sound editing. The business aspects of financing and producing movies. Written "by" filmmakers "for" filmmakers, this book will give you the skills you need to take your dreams from script to screen. Review Quotes: "Gold-standard technical reference book for filmmakers." "Boston Globe" "This is an essential book." "Self-Reliant Filmmaking" "You need this book. Billed as the authoritative guide to filmmaking from fundraising to distribution, the book achieves this in clear, accessible language using current up-to-date information. It's easy to see why this has become a standard text in many film schools. A gilt-edged investment for aspiring and beginning filmmakers and it would not be out of place in the libraries of experienced professionals either." James MacGregor, Netribution.co.uk "This edition of the book is awesome. I don't know how you managed it. Such a mass of information so expertly organized and so clearly presented! Amazing." Alfred Guzzetti, Professor, Harvard University "I was thrilled to find your book, which is a gem. No matter what corner of the subject I poked into, looking for cogent explanations, the Handbook passed with flying colors. So please accept my admiration, appreciation and thanks." Pat Jackson, Asst. Prof., San Francisco State Univ. First published 1984; this 3rd edition July 2007.
Reviews
"Gold-standard technical reference book for filmmakers."
a"Boston Globe"
"This is an essential book."
a"Self-Reliant Filmmaking"
"You need this book. Billed as the authoritative guide to filmmaking from fundraising to distribution, the book achieves this in clear, accessible language using current up-to-date information. It's easy to see why this has become a standard text in many film schools. A gilt-edged investment for aspiring and beginning filmmakers and it would not be out of place in the libraries of experienced professionals either."
aJames MacGregor, Netribution.co.uk
"This edition of the book is awesome. I don't know how you managed it. Such a mass of information so expertly organized and so clearly presented! Amazing."
aAlfred Guzzetti, Professor, Harvard University
"I was thrilled to find your book, which is a gem. No matter what corner of the subject I poked into, looking for cogent explanations, the Handbook passed with flying colors. So please accept my admiration, appreciation and thanks."
aPat Jackson, Asst. Prof., San Francisco State Univ.A
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780452286788
  • : plumm1
  • : plumm1
  • : August 2007
  • : 229mm X 152mm X 44mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 624
  • : Steven Ascher