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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
Digital Compositing for Film and Video: Production Workflows and Techniques
Eat the Sun: From Dusk to Dawn with Photographer Floria Sigismondi
Alfred Hitchcock
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.
Filmmaker's Guide to Visual Effects: The Art and Techniques of VFX for Directors, Producers, Editors and Cinematographers
Color Mania: The Material of Color in Photography and Film
Filmmaker's Eye: The Language of the Lens: The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image
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 -- .
Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Acclaimed critic Matt Zoller Seitz goes behind the scenes of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel
Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors
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.
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.
Sopranos Sessions
Filmmaker's Guide to Digital Imaging: for Cinematographers, Digital Imaging Technicians, and Camera Assistants
Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches
Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures: A Guide to the Invisible Art
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.
Introduction to Cinematography: Learning Through Practice
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.
Angenieux and Cinema: From Light to Image
This book presents the history and current challenges of the Angenieux brand, a must in the world of cinema.
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.
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.
Master Shots, Vol. 3: The Director's Vision
Master Shots
Motion Graphics: Principles and Practices from the Ground Up
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.
Sight, Sound, Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics
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
Film Editing - History, Theory and Practice: Looking at the Invisible
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.
Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema
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.
Setting Up Your Shots: Great Camera Moves Every Filmmaker Should Know
From Word to Image: Storyboarding and the Filmmaking Process
Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound
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.
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.
Documentaries: ...And How To Make Them
Animator's Eye: Adding Life to Animation with Timing, Layout, Design, Color and Sound
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 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
Digital Cinematography: Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows
Modern Post: Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers
Shoot Like Spielberg: The Visual Secrets of Action, Wonder and Emotional Adventure
Filmmaking Essentials: The Fundamental Principles of Transitioning from Stills to Motion
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.
Film and Video Editing Theory: How Editing Creates Meaning