Most popular Television production: technical & background skills books
The most popular Television production: technical & background skills books currently available. Updated weekly.
Go behind the scenes of HBO's global television phenomenon with Game of Thrones: The Storyboards - an official collection featuring striking storyboard art.
Explore the terrifying world of Gilead with this behind-the-scenes look at the Emmy award-winning show The Handmaid's Tale.
The official companion to Netflix's hit animated comedy, which the New Yorker calls "one of the most emotionally ambitious and goofiest series on television"
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 -- .
Why Are We Always On Last? After 15 years steering the BBC's iconic Match of the Day through seismic changes in sport and broadcasting, and a lifetime immersed in football. Paul Armstrong honestly and humorously recalls a career working on seven World Cups and with everyone from Coleman and Clough to Lineker and Shearer.
Wheels Rolling at Eight is the autobiography of Arthur Anderson, a Scottish farmer's son who forsook a life on the land for the world of journalism.
A course in digital video lighting that begins with how the human eye and the camera process light and color, progresses through the basics of equipment and setups, and finishes with practical lessons on how to solve common problems. It presents readers with what they need to create their own visual masterpieces.
Updated edition of: The art direction handbook for film.
Helps readers learn about various forms of media, how to make the best use of them, why one would choose one form of media over another, and about the techniques used to create a media project. This book covers various aspects of digital media production. It introduces students to different forms of media: film, tv, video, audio, and graphics.
At the centre of the creative television process is the pivotal role of the director. Directing Television provides an inside view of the everyday realities of TV programme making with advice from an experienced director and trainer with over 25 years of experience of making every type of genre from studio work to outside broadcast.
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8 September 2016 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the debut of the world's most successful science fiction television series: Star Trek. In this new biography Lance Parkin, author of Aurum's acclaimed Magic Words: The Extraordinary Life of Alan Moore, will go in search of the show's creator, Gene Roddenberry.
Traces the century-spanning history of the zoom lens in American film and television. From late 1920s silent features to the psychedelic experiments of the 1960s and beyond, the book describes how inventors battled to provide film and television studios with practical zoom lenses, and how cinematographers clashed over the right ways to use the new zooms.
Emphasizes how production proceeds in the digital age - from idea to image - and how it moves through the three major phases, from preproduction to production to postproduction. This title describes the necessary tools, considers what they can and cannot do, and explains how they are used to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
Previously published as: Producing for TV and video, 2005.
The renowned authors of "Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects" present the core motion graphic techniques to the novice artist in 12 full-color lessons. The companion DVD includes QuickTime training movies and exercise media.
From his childhood in working-class, war-torn Birmingham to his passionate battle to bring controversial topics into the public eye through film and TV, The Day the Music Died is the memoir of BBC director and producer, Tony Garnett.