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Toggle navigation Additional Book Information. This book includes essential and detailed information on relevant film and digital video tools, a thorough overview of the filmmaking stages, and the aesthetic considerations for telling a visual story.
The ultimate goal of this book is to help you develop your creative voice while acquiring the solid practical skills and confidence to use it. After all, every practical decision a filmmaker makes, like choosing a location, an actor, a film stock, a focal length, a lighting set-up, an edit point, or a sound effect is also an expressive one and should serve the filmmaker's vision.
Every decision, from the largest conceptual choices to the smallest practical solutions, has a profound impact on what appears on the screen and how it moves an audience. Some provide a brief analysis of a scene or technique from easily rentable films which illustrate how a specific technology or process is used to support a conceptual, narrative, or aesthetic choice.
Others recount common production challenges encountered on real student and professional shoots which will inspire you to be innovative and resourceful when you are solving your own filmmaking challenges.
He works professionally in both film and video and has performed a wide range of duties on films, including producing, writing, directing, cinematography, and editing. His films and videos have been shown around the country and have garnered prizes in many festivals. Reviews "For those filmmakers who want to learn more about the technicalities of film and DV production, this is the book you've been waiting for.
Written in a way that is educational yet easy-to-understand, you will find this book helpful whether you're a new filmmaker or one with some experience under your belt. The book's layout and detailed illustrations make it easy to follow and enjoyable to read, while the depth of information --as well as the topics themselves-- ensure that this book will be usable for quite awhile after its purchase.
The price is excellent, espcially considering the amount of information the book contains, as well as its reusability.
A must-have for the filmmaker who wants to take his education to the next level! I'm continually thrilled when I discover yet another piece that is ideal for teaching not just the mechanics of film making, but the impact on cinematic storytelling.
He works professionally in both film and video and has performed a wide range of duties on films, including producing, writing, directing, cinematography, and editing. Published in: Education. Published on Sep 13, View Cart. A must-have for the filmmaker who wants to take his education to the next level! Pierre A. OnCamera Talent.
Too many textbooks leave out the 'why' when explaining production. It's easy to get sidetracked into explaining technical details, but unless you can explain its relevance to the story, why teach it?
It is a book that is compelling and exciting as it distills essential information about film and digital image-making tools with the aesthetic wisdom of many of the world's greatest storytellers. It is quite simply the best book of its kind on the market today.
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