Grammar of the Edit


Author: Christopher J. Bowen,Roy Thompson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136058699
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 224
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If you want to get to grips with editing, this book sets down, in a simple, uncomplicated way, the fundamental knowledge you will need to make a good edit between two shots. Regardless of what you are editing, the problem of learning how to be a good editor remains the same. This book concentrates on where and how an edit is made and teaches you how to answer the simple question: 'What do I need to do in order to make a good edit between two shots?' Simple, elegant, and easy to use, Grammar of the Edit is a staple of the filmmaker's library.

Grammar of the Edit


Author: Roy Thompson
Publisher: Focal Press
ISBN: 9780240513409
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 118
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If you want to get to grips with the editing, either in film or video, this book sets down, in a simple uncomplicated way, the fundamental knowledge you will need to make a good edit between two shots. Intended primarily for the novice to the craft of editing, Grammar of the Edit, is couched in basic, jargon-free, language, illustrated by easy to follow diagrams The book: * explains in simple terms the fundamental components of an edit * lists, examines and explains the conventions and working practices of post-production editing * has been extensively class-tested, both in Europe and in developing countries Roy Thompson is a freelance producer/director and has frequently worked as a trainer for both the Television Training Centre, Berlin and the Goethe Institut, Munich. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Africa, and Middle & Far Eastern countries. *Gain a comprehensive understanding of editing in both TV and video *Easy jargon free step-by-step guide to making a good edit between two shots

Grammar of the Shot


Author: Christopher J. Bowen,Roy Thompson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0240526015
Category: PERFORMING ARTS
Page: 295
View: 6276
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Whether you're just learning how to frame a shot or simply looking for a refresher, the third edition of Grammar of the Shot gives you the tools you need to build a successful visual story that flows smoothly and makes sense to your audience. Understand the basic building blocks essential for successful shot composition, screen direction, depth cues, lighting, screen direction, camera movement, and many general practices that make for richer, multi-layered visuals. Expand your visual vocabulary, help jumpstart your career in filmmaking, and watch visual examples and further instruction on the companion website, www.focalpress.com/cw/bowen. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, Grammar of the Shot presents each topic succinctly with clear photographs and diagrams illustrating the key concepts, and is a staple of any filmmaker's library. * A simple and clear overview of the principles of shooting motion pictures--timeless information that will improve your work * The companion website offers video instruction and examples to bring the book's lessons to life * Together with its companion volume Grammar of the Edit, Third Edition these books are exactly what the beginning filmmaker needs New to this edition: * A full chapter devoted to lighting * More script coverage, complete with a sample script * Suggested exercises and projects for you to practice your skills * End-of-chapter quizzes to test your grasp of key concepts * New visual examples

Grammar of the Shot


Author: Roy Thompson,Christopher Bowen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0240521218
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 219
View: 3688
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Learn how to use the basic “grammar? of making films and videos in Grammar of the Shot! This book shows you in no uncertain terms what you absolutely need to know to put together your own film or video, shot by shot. Whether you are just learning how to frame a shot or if you just need a refresher, this book gives you a basic toolkit of how to build a successful visual story that flows smoothly. Grammar of the Shot begins with an explanation of the essential visual language of filmmaking-the book takes you from the basic shape of a shot, to different types to shots, to composition of visual elements within each frame. You will be given the basic building blocks essential for successful shot lighting, screen direction, 3D elements, camera movement, and many general practices that make for a richer, multi-layered visual presentation. Most importantly, you will be given crucial background information to expand your visual vocabulary and help jumpstart your career in film and video. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, each topic is covered succinctly and is accompanied by clear photographs and diagrams that illustrate the key concepts presented in the book. Simple, elegant, and easy to use, Grammar of the Shot is a staple of any filmmaker's library. Don't miss the companion volume, Grammar of the Edit! (9780240521206) * A simple and clear overview of the principles of shooting...timeless information that will improve your work * Designed as a quick reference: each topic covered in an illustrated two-page spread * Together with its companion volume Grammar of the Edit, these little books are all the beginning filmmaker needs

A Concise System of Commercial Arithmetic, Adapted to Modern Practice ...


Author: J. Morrison
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 244
View: 5591
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Visual Effects for Film and Television


Author: Mitch Mitchell
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136054650
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 248
View: 7597
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* An invaluable insight into the use of visual effects in film and television * Fully illustrated with diagrams to show you step-by-step techniques * Covers visual effects processes from front-of-camera to post-production * Integrated approach to film, video and digital techniques * Redefines the rules of photography so that they can be broken for effects * Shows the line of development from the oldest to the newest processes * A must for cinematographers, editors, designers and students of VFX alike * Everything you need to know to plan and supervise visual effects shots * Essential reading for anyone working in commercials/advertising photography or effects Written by an experienced professional, this manual is the essential guide to understanding the principles and background of modern visual effects. Visual effects are at the forefront of a digital revolution in the film and video industry and are becoming more and more important to movie language. This book teaches the practical techniques and skills required to incorporate effects successfully into both film and television production.

The Public School Latin Grammar for the Use of Schools, Colleges, and Private Students ... Fourth Edition


Author: Benjamin Hall Kennedy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 599
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A grammar of general geography, by J. Goldsmith, revised by E. Hughes


Author: Richard Phillips (sir.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Strategic Copy Editing


Author: John Russial
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572309265
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 280
View: 632
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This pragmatic text helps students master the craft of copy editing--including both the editing skills and the "people skills" essential to professional success. Experienced newspaper copy editor and professor John Russial covers the fundamentals and more: how to edit for grammar, punctuation, usage, and style; attend to broader issues of fairness and focus; develop strong headlines and other display elements; and work collaboratively with reporters, other editors, and designers. Special attention is given to the copy editor's role as critical thinker and coach as well as resident wordsmith. Throughout, proven editing strategies are explained and numerous concrete examples and practical tips offered.

A Grammar of General Geography ... revised, corrected, and greatly enlarged by E. Hughes


Author: Rev. J. GOLDSMITH (pseud. [i.e. Sir Richard Phillips.]),Edward HUGHES (F.R.G.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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