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

Product details

  • 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
  • 8,015

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

Contents..Acknowledgements ix..Greeting xiii..1 The camera ..2 Image control ..3 Composition and framing ..4 The camera' s view ..5 Telling the story ..6 Video formats..7 Video storage..8 Editing basics..9 Editing aesthetics..10 Editing more technical..11 Microphones..12 Having the right connections..13 Location sound..14 Sound postproduction..15 Safety on the set..16 Lighting..17 Using lighting equipment..18 Production options..19 Video for Empowerment..20 Scriptwriting..21 Doing short dramas..22 Budgeting..23 Preproduction..24 The location shoot..25 Studio layout and equipment..26 Studio roles..27 Studio procedures..28 Operating the vision mixer..29 Operating the studio audio mixer..30 Studio interviews..31 The HOT studio..32 Copyright..33 Distribution..Glossary ..Indexshow more