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Most popular Cinematography, television camerawork books

The most popular Cinematography, television camerawork books currently available. Updated weekly.
Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story
Filmmaker's Eye: The Language of the Lens: The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image
Eat the Sun: From Dusk to Dawn with Photographer Floria Sigismondi
Digital Compositing for Film and Video: Production Workflows and Techniques
Alfred Hitchcock
Cue and Cut: A Practical Approach to Working in Multi-Camera Studios
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 -- .
Filmmaker's Guide to Visual Effects: The Art and Techniques of VFX for Directors, Producers, Editors and Cinematographers
Sopranos Sessions
Cinema India
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.
Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors
Freeze Frame: A Wildlife Cameraman's Adventures on Ice
Filmmaker's Eye: Learning (and Breaking) the Rules of Cinematic Composition
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.
Understanding Cinematography
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.
TV Geek: The Den of Geek Guide for the Netflix Generation
Get sucked in to the world of box-sets, bingewatching and addictive insider anecdotes with this comprehensive guide to the small screen, brought to you by the people behind the Den of Geek website.
Filmmaking Essentials: The Fundamental Principles of Transitioning from Stills to Motion
Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Acclaimed critic Matt Zoller Seitz goes behind the scenes of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel
Visual Story: Creating the Visual Structure of Film, TV and Digital Media
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.
Cracking Animation: The Aardman Book of 3-D Animation
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.
Master Shots, Vol 2: 100 Ways to Shoot Great Dialogue Scenes
Cinematography for Directors: A Guide for Creative Collaboration
Timing for Animation
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.
Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches
Digital Cinema
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.
First Cut: Conversations with Film Editors
Offers an opportunity to learn what film editing really is, and to learn from the source. Filled with animated anecdotes and detailed examples, and updated with a new preface, this book provides a treatment of both documentary and feature film editing.
Motion Graphics: Principles and Practices from the Ground Up
Digital Cinematography: Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows
Make It Memorable: Writing and Packaging Visual News with Style
A nuts-and-bolts guide to the craft of visual storytelling, written for students and up-and-coming journalists by one of the country's best-loved news correspondents.
Retro Cameras: The Collector's Guide to Vintage Film Photography
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.
Aesthetic 3D Lighting: History, Theory, and Application
Introduction to Cinematography: Learning Through Practice
Basic Cinematography: A Creative Guide to Visual Storytelling
When The Shooting Stops ... The Cutting Begins: A Film Editor's Story
"The story of one of the most important and least-understood jobs in moviemaking--film editing--is here told by one of the wizards, Ralph Rosenblum, whose credentials include six Woody Allen films, as we"
Film Directing Cinematic Motion: A Workshop for Staging Scenes
Camera Assistant: A Complete Professional Handbook
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.
Techniques of Special Effects of Cinematography
Masters of FX
Interviews with 16 of the world's top FX artists provide meaningful insight into the making of special and visual effects for their most famous and popular films
How to Make Animated Films: Tony White's Complete Masterclass on the Traditional Principals of Animation
Lets you experience many of the teaching techniques of the golden era of Disney and Warner Brothers studios and beyond all from the comfort of your own home or studio. This title features Animation Master Class that is designed to cover the core principles of animated movement.
Screen/Space: The Projected Image in Contemporary Art
Screen/Space is a collection of nine essays exploring developments in contemporary art informed by re-readings of the history of modernist exhibition design, experimental film festivals and key works in the history of structural and expanded film. -- .
Compositing Visual Effects: Essentials for the Aspiring Artist
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.
Master Shots
Magnum Sul Set: Magnum Photographers on Film Sets
Magnum Photographers on Film Sets takes readers behind the scenes of cinematic masterpieces including Charlie Chaplin's Limelight.
Adventure Game
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.
Camera Assistant's Manual
Cinematography: Behind the Silver Screen: A Modern History of Filmmaking
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.
Modern Post: Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers
Filmmaker's Guide to Digital Imaging: for Cinematographers, Digital Imaging Technicians, and Camera Assistants
Practical Guide to Documentary Editing: Techniques for TV and Film
Filmmaker's View: 100 Years of ARRI
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.
Sound Design for Moving Image: From Concept to Realization
DSLR Cinema: A beginner's guide to filmmaking on a budget