Digital Video Production Cookbook
Digital Video Production Cookbook will show you how to create sophisticated-looking visual effects, dramatic shots, and powerful sequences using low-cost methods adapted from high-end professional techniques. Author and award-winning filmmaker Chris Kenworthy explains how you can use a digital video camera and basic editing software, to create high-end production values with household equipment and a little imagination.
The book includes easy-to-follow recipes for:
Creating bluescreen effects
Simulating rain, snow, and other natural phenomena
Working with backlighting, simulated candlelight, and special lighting effects
Shooting day for night
Staging safe stunts, chase scenes, and fistfights
Makeup techniques for aging, bruises, and serious injuries
Shooting at night
Working with camera movement
Adding special effects such as laser bolts, holograms, and explosions
and much more.Packed with full-color, step-by-step instructions, inspirational examples, and authoritative information and advice, this book is the ultimate, no-nonsense cookbook for every aspiring digital filmmaker.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 212.85 x 234.19 x 13.97mm | 684.92g
- 03 Dec 2005
- O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
- Sebastopol, United States
- Illustrations, unspecified
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10 Oct 2006
About Chris Kenworthy
In 2006 Chris directed the web-based Australian UFO Wave, which attracted many millions of viewers. His short film, Some Dreams Come True, spent a year on the international festival circuit and won a few awards. As a screenwriter he has contributed to the development of several TV shows.
Chris was born in the North of England, but has lived in Australia for over a decade. He is married with two daughters.