Most popular Cinematography, television camerawork books
The most popular Cinematography, television camerawork books currently available. Updated weekly.
Focuses on the visual culture of Indian cinema, specifically Bombay-based cinema since 1913. Drawing on a range of sources, this title examines Bombay cinema's unique styles, genres and themes, tracing its roots in early photography, theatre and chromolithography and its development as a visual regime that dominates Indian popular culture.
Cue & Cut is a 'practical approach to working in television studios' for anyone who might want to work in that medium. Written by a multi-camera producer-director, it presents both a way of handling studios and a source of information about how things have changed from the days of monochrome to HD tapeless modes - with some thoughts on 3D HDTV -- .
Acclaimed critic Matt Zoller Seitz goes behind the scenes of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel
Offers a view of the relationship between the story/script structure and the visual structure of a film, video, animated piece, or video game. This book helps you learn how to structure your visuals. It is suitable for writers, directors, photographers, production designers, art directors, and editors.
Cinematography is the art and craft of visualizing and recording the moving image. The cinematographer has to use their technical and creative skills to photographically capture the mood of the film and the vision of the director. This practical book explains the principles behind cinematography, as well as the skills of the cinematographer.
Looks at the development and teamwork involved in a major animated film or television production, using The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! as an exemplar. This book presents behind-the-scenes insights into the making of feature film, Shaun the Sheep the Movie.
Considers how new technologies have revolutionized the medium, while investigating the continuities that might remain from filmmaking's analogue era. In the process, this book raises provocative questions about the status of realism in a pixel-generated digital medium whose scenes often defy the laws of physics.
This book presents the history and current challenges of the Angenieux brand, a must in the world of cinema.
Teaches how animations should be arranged in relation to each other, how much space should be used and how long each drawing should be shown for maximum dramatic effect. This title includes timing for digital production, digital storyboarding in 2d, digital storyboarding in 3d, the use of After Effects and much more.
Combines conceptual and practical instruction on creating polished and eloquent images for film and video with the technical know-how to achieve them. This guide shows you how to become a strong visual storyteller through smart, effective choices for your shots. It shows you how to master the rules, then break them.
Cinematography is the first of the 'Behind the Silver Screen' series of ten volumes, which will together cover for the first time the full art, craft, business and history of filmmaking from inception to reality.
For a young, creative, image-making audience: an accessible, design-led guide to the coolest, most collectible vintage film cameras combined with a practical reference to discovering the authentic buzz of shooting with film.
This examination of the film editor's craft ranges from the beginning of cinema to the 21st century. Film editing, at its best when it goes unnoticed, is the least understood of the cinematic crafts. This book explains not only the "how" but also the "why" of this pivotal film making activity.
A technical guide providing the facets and duties of the first and second camera assistants' jobs. It explains both the practice and theory. It covers topics such as film formats and aspect ratios, testing lenses and camera equipment, focus theory, film loading and labeling, scene blocking, marking actors, and others.
Provides a comprehensive explanation of film sound, including mixing, dubbing, workflow, budgeting, and digital audio techniques. Practically grounded with real-world stories from the trenches throughout, this book provides relevant technical data, as well as an appreciation of all the processes involved in creating optimal motion picture sound.
Illustrated with hundreds of film shots, figures, illustrations, and diagrams to help the visual reader gain a vocabulary and understanding of the full range of visual effects, in which digital compositing plays a key role.
A guide to channeling your vision and imagination. It guides you through the animation design process in a way that only years of expertise can provide.
Magnum Photographers on Film Sets takes readers behind the scenes of cinematic masterpieces including Charlie Chaplin's Limelight.
Keith Partridge is probably the world's most experienced and famous practitioner of a rare trade. His filming has recorded expeditions all over the world in some of its most beautiful and hostile environments.
As its centenary year gets underway, ARRI looks back at its rich history, assesses the values and principles that have helped it reach this milestone anniversary, and sets its sights firmly on the future.