Producing Videos

Producing Videos : A Complete Guide

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Producing Videos has been called the 'bible' of video making. It offers a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to all aspects of video production - from using a camera to the chapter on distribution. All the elements of video production are covered: camera operation; scriptwriting; composition; budgeting; preproduction planning; lighting and sound recording; interview techniques; field production and studio shoots; digital editing; digital post-production techniques; video streaming and other forms of online distribution. This edition has been fully revised to cover developments in technology, promotion and distribution. It includes tips from over 120 experienced video teachers from around the more

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 177.8 x 238.8 x 50.8mm | 1,224.69g
  • Allen & Unwin
  • St Leonards NSW, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 174237056X
  • 9781742370569
  • 38,554

About Martha Mollison

Martha Mollison has been a freelance video producer for over twenty-five years and has taught both in Australia and the US in universities, colleges, cable TV stations and community organisations. She is currently based in Portland, Oregon, more

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""Reading this book is like apprenticing with a master who not only teaches the necessary basics, but also emphasises the 'tricks' that ensure a successful production while minimising wasted effort."show more

Table of contents

ContentsAcknowledgements ixGreeting xiii1 The camera 2 Image control 3 Composition and framing 4 The camera' s view 5 Telling the story 6 Video formats7 Video storage8 Editing basics9 Editing aesthetics10 Editing more technical11 Microphones12 Having the right connections13 Location sound14 Sound postproduction15 Safety on the set16 Lighting17 Using lighting equipment18 Production options19 Video for Empowerment20 Scriptwriting21 Doing short dramas22 Budgeting23 Preproduction24 The location shoot25 Studio layout and equipment26 Studio roles27 Studio procedures28 Operating the vision mixer29 Operating the studio audio mixer30 Studio interviews31 The HOT studio32 Copyright33 DistributionGlossary Indexshow more

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