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ERIC Number: ED414898
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 363
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ISBN: ISBN-0-13-607334-4
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The Video Book.
Clendenin, Bruce
This book provides a comprehensive step-by-step learning guide to video production. It begins with camera equipment, both still and video. It then describes how to reassemble the video and build a final product out of "video blocks," and discusses multiple-source configurations, which are required for professional level productions of live shows. It concludes with discussion of finding a market for video services. The book is divided into 11 chapters: (1) Still Cameras; (2) Video Cameras; (3) Electronics; (4) Camera Mounts; (5) VCRs and Videotape; (6) Frame Composition; (7) Lighting; (8) Audio; (9) Continuity and Editing; (10) Multiple-Source Systems; and (11) Producing. Each chapter begins with a list of learning objectives. Most chapters include a related skillbuilder activity. Skillbuilders are provided for: camera exercises, scriptwriting, shooting a commercial, lighting strategies, camera skills test, editing the commercial, feature/documentary, music video, rapid edit, editing skills test, talk show, control room skills test, outside client, and demo reel. Five appendices cover additional topics: Setting Up the Portable Camera; The A/B Roll Editor; The Control Room; Using the Switcher; and Assembling the Control Room at a Remote Location. Includes 209 figures illustrating equipment, diagrams of processes, and examples of techniques. Contains a glossary and index. (SWC)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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