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The Film Handbook

The Film Handbook
 

'The Film Handbook' examines the current status of filmmaking, how film is produced and distributed and its relation with today's digital and web-based climate. It reflects on how critical analysis of film underpins practice and story, and how developing an autonomous 'vision' wi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780415557610
Barcode 9780415557610
Published 16 April 2013 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) Series edited by Curran, James
By De Valk, Mark
By Arnold, Sarah
Series Media Practice
Availability Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order

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ISBN-13 9780415557610
ISBN-10 0415557615
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 16 April 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Series edited by Curran, James
By De Valk, Mark
By Arnold, Sarah
Series Media Practice
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Performing Arts: Films, Cinema
Media Studies
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 171mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 680g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Motion pictures - Production and direction
NBS Text The Arts: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 791.43
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The Film Handbook examines the current status of filmmaking, how film is produced and distributed and its relation with today 's digital and web-based climate. It reflects on how critical analysis of film underpins practice and story, and how developing an autonomous vision will best aid the undergraduate student 's creativity. The Film Handbook offers practical guidance on a range of traditional and independent guerrilla film production methods, from developing script ideas, logistics of planning the shoot, cinematography, then to digital systems of post-production, including sound. Film professionals and graduate students share advice of their creative and practical experiences shooting both on digital and film forms. The Film Handbook uses theory to inform filmmaking processes and includes: documentary, narrative and experimental forms, including deliberations on reading the screen, genre, mise-en-sc ne, montage, and sound design new technologies of film production and independent distribution, shooting on digital (including HD), 16mm and Super16mm film formats utilised for indie filmmakers and professional dramas, telecine and editing on non-linear formats Final Cut Pro and Avid systems the short film form, theories of transgressive and independent guerrilla filmmaking, the avant-garde and experimental as a means of creative expression preparing to work in the film industry, development of your specialism as director, producer, cinematographer, editor, and presentation of your creative work

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Author's Bio

Dr. Mark de Valk is Senior Lecturer in Film & Television Studies at Southampton Solent University. He specialises in guerrilla/indie-filmmaking processes and continues to produce, direct and write productions in documentary, drama, and experimental formats. Dr. Sarah Arnold is Lecturer in Film & Digital Media at University College Falmouth and is author of Maternal Horror Film: Melodrama and Motherhood (2013).

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