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The Digital Filmmaking Handbook (4TH)
The Digital Filmmaking Handbook (4TH)
Publisher : Cengage Learning Ptr
Published Date : 2011/06
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781435459113

BookWeb Price : MYR 210.42
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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: United States
Edition: Subsequent
Subject Development: Techniques
Textual Format: Computer Applications
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Table of Contents
 
Introduction                                       xxiii
1 Getting Started                                  2    (10)
  Better, Cheaper, Easier                          3    (5)
  Who This Book Is For                             8    (1)
  What Kind of Digital Film Should You Make?       8    (4)
2 Writing and Scheduling                           12   (22)
  Screenwriting                                    13   (13)
    Finding a Story                                14   (1)
    Structure                                      14   (2)
    Writing Visually                               16   (2)
    Formatting Your Script                         18   (5)
    Writing for Television                         23   (1)
    Writing for "Unscripted"                       24   (1)
    Writing for Corporate Projects                 25   (1)
  Scheduling                                       26   (1)
  Breaking Down a Script                           27   (7)
    Choosing a Shooting Order                      29   (1)
    How Much Can You Shoot in a Day?               29   (1)
    Production Boards                              30   (2)
    Scheduling for Unscripted Projects             32   (2)
3 Digital Video Primer                             34   (26)
  What Is HD?                                      35   (1)
  Components of Digital Video                      36   (7)
    Tracks                                         36   (1)
    Frames                                         36   (1)
    Scan Lines                                     37   (1)
    Pixels                                         38   (3)
    Audio Tracks                                   41   (1)
    Audio Sampling                                 42   (1)
  Working with Analog or SD Video                  43   (3)
  Digital Image Quality                            46   (3)
    Color Sampling                                 47   (1)
    Bit Depth                                      48   (1)
    Compression Ratios                             49   (1)
    Data Rate                                      49   (1)
  Understanding Digital Media Files                49   (6)
    Digital Video Container Files                  50   (1)
    Codecs                                         50   (5)
    Audio Container Files and Codecs               55   (1)
  Transcoding                                      55   (2)
  Acquisition Formats                              57   (1)
  Unscientific Answers to Highly Technical         58   (2)
  Questions
4 Choosing a Camera                                60   (32)
  Evaluating a Camera                              61   (1)
  image Quality                                    62   (7)
    Sensors                                        62   (3)
    Compression                                    65   (1)
    Sharpening                                     66   (2)
    White Balance                                  68   (1)
    Image Tweaking                                 68   (1)
  Lenses                                           69   (3)
    Lens Quality                                   69   (1)
    Lens Features                                  70   (1)
    Interchangeable Lenses                         71   (1)
  Never Mind the Reasons, How Does It Look?        72   (1)
  Camera Features                                  73   (14)
    Camera Body Types                              73   (3)
    Manual Controls                                76   (1)
    Focus                                          76   (1)
    Shutter Speed                                  77   (2)
    Aperture Control                               79   (2)
    Image Stabilization                            81   (1)
    Viewfinder                                     82   (1)
    Interface                                      83   (1)
    Audio                                          84   (1)
    Media Type                                     85   (1)
    Wireless                                       86   (1)
    Batteries and AC Adaptors                      86   (1)
  DSLRs                                            87   (1)
  Use Your Director of Photography                 88   (1)
  Accessorizing                                    89   (2)
    Tripods                                        89   (1)
    Field Monitors                                 90   (1)
    Remote Controls                                90   (1)
    Microphones                                    90   (1)
    Filters                                        90   (1)
    All That Other Stuff                           91   (1)
  What You Should Choose                           91   (1)
5 Planning Your Shoot                              92   (28)
  Storyboarding                                    93   (11)
    Shots and Coverage                             95   (2)
    Camera Angles                                  97   (4)
    Computer-Generated Storyboards                 101  (3)
    Less Is More                                   104  (1)
  Camera Diagrams and Shot Lists                   104  (4)
  Location Scouting                                108  (4)
  Production Design                                112  (4)
    Art Directing Basics                           113  (1)
    Building a Set                                 113  (1)
    Set Dressing and Props                         114  (1)
    DIY Art Direction                              114  (2)
  Visual Planning for Documentaries                116  (1)
  Effects Planning                                 117  (3)
    Creating Rough Effects Shots                   119  (1)
6 Lighting                                         120  (22)
  Film-Style Lighting                              121  (1)
  The Art of Lighting                              122  (3)
    Three-Point Lighting                           122  (3)
  Types of Light                                   125  (4)
    Color Temperature                              125  (1)
    Types of Lights                                126  (1)
    Wattage                                        126  (3)
  Controlling the Quality of Light                 129  (3)
    Lighting Gels                                  131  (1)
    Diffusion                                      131  (1)
  Lighting Your Actors                             132  (3)
    Tutorial: Three-Point Lighting                 132  (3)
  Interior Lighting                                135  (1)
    Power Supply                                   135  (1)
    Mixing Daylight and Interior Light             135  (1)
    Using Household Lights                         136  (1)
  Exterior lighting                                136  (2)
    Enhancing Existing Daylight                    137  (1)
  Video Lighting                                   138  (1)
  Low-Light Shooting                               139  (1)
  Special Lighting Situations                      139  (3)
    Lighting for Video-to-Film Transfers           140  (1)
    Lighting for Blue and Green Screen             140  (2)
7 Using the Camera                                 142  (34)
  Setting Focus                                    143  (4)
  Using the Zoom Lens                              147  (5)
    Controlling the Zoom                           151  (1)
  Exposure                                         152  (6)
    Aperture                                       153  (1)
    Shutter Speed                                  154  (2)
    Gain                                           156  (1)
    Which One to Adjust?                           157  (1)
    Exposure and Depth of Field                    157  (1)
  White Balancing                                  158  (4)
  Composition                                      162  (8)
    Headroom                                       164  (1)
    Lead Your Subject                              164  (3)
    Following Versus Anticipating                  167  (1)
    Don't Be Afraid to Get Too Close               167  (1)
    Listen                                         168  (1)
    Eyelines                                       168  (1)
    Clearing Frame                                 169  (1)
    Beware of the Stage Line                       169  (1)
    TV Framing                                     169  (1)
    Breaking the Rules                             170  (1)
  Camera Movement                                  170  (4)
    Panning and Tilting                            170  (1)
    Zooms and Dolly Shots                          171  (1)
    Tracking Shots                                 171  (1)
    Handholding                                    171  (2)
    Deciding When to Move                          173  (1)
  Shooting Checklist                               174  (2)
8 Production Sound                                 176  (24)
  What You Want to Record                          177  (1)
  Microphones                                      178  (10)
    What a Mic Hears                               179  (3)
    How a Mic Hears                                182  (1)
    Types of Mics                                  183  (2)
    Mixing                                         185  (1)
    Connecting It All Up                           186  (1)
    Wireless Mics                                  187  (1)
  Setting Up                                       188  (9)
    Placing Your Mics                              188  (6)
    Getting the Right Sound for the Picture        194  (1)
    Testing Sound                                  195  (1)
    Reference Tone                                 196  (1)
    Managing Your Set                              196  (1)
  Recording Your Sound                             197  (2)
    Room Tone                                      198  (1)
    Run-and-Gun Audio                              198  (1)
  Gear Checklist                                   199  (1)
9 Shooting and Directing                           200  (10)
  The Shooting Script                              201  (1)
    Updating the Shooting Script                   202  (1)
  Directing                                        202  (1)
  Rehearsals                                       203  (1)
  Managing the Set                                 204  (1)
  Putting Plans into Action                        205  (3)
    Double-Check Your Camera Settings              206  (1)
    The Protocol of Shooting                       206  (1)
    Respect for Acting                             206  (2)
  Organization on the Set                          208  (2)
    Script Supervising for Scripted Projects       208  (1)
    Documentary Field Notes                        209  (1)
10 DSLRs and Other Advanced Shooting Situations    210  (30)
  What's Different with a DSLR?                    211  (3)
  DSLR Camera Settings for HD Video                214  (2)
  Working with Interchangeable Lenses              216  (2)
    What Lenses Do I Need?                         216  (2)
  How to Get a Shallow Depth of Field              218  (1)
  Measuring and Pulling Focus                      219  (2)
    Measuring Focus                                220  (1)
    Pulling Focus                                  220  (1)
  Advanced Camera Rigging and Supports             221  (3)
  Viewing Video on the Set                         224  (3)
  Double-System Audio Recording                    227  (3)
    How to Record Double-System Audio              229  (1)
  Multi-Cam Shooting                               230  (3)
    Multi-Cam Basics                               231  (1)
    Challenges of Multi-Cam Shoots                 232  (1)
  Going Tapeless                                   233  (4)
    On-set Media Workstations                      234  (1)
    Media Cards and Workflow                       234  (1)
    Organizing Media on the Set                    235  (2)
    Audio Media Workflow                           237  (1)
  Shooting Blue-Screen Effects                     237  (3)
11 Editing Gear                                    240  (14)
  Setting Up a Workstation                         241  (6)
    CPU                                            242  (1)
    RAM                                            242  (1)
    Storage                                        242  (1)
    Monitors                                       243  (1)
    Videotape Interface                            244  (2)
    Custom Keyboards and Controllers               246  (1)
    Backing Up                                     246  (1)
  Networked Systems                                247  (2)
    Storage Area Networks (SANs) and               247  (1)
    Network-Attached Storage (NAS)
    Cloud Storage                                  248  (1)
    Render Farms                                   248  (1)
  Audio Equipment                                  249  (1)
  Digital Video Cables and Connectors              250  (2)
    FireWire                                       250  (1)
    HDMI                                           250  (1)
    SDI and HD-SDI                                 250  (1)
    Fibre Channel                                  251  (1)
    Thunderbolt                                    251  (1)
    RS-422                                         251  (1)
    Audio Interfaces                               251  (1)
  Know What You Need                               252  (2)
12 Editing Software                                254  (16)
  The Interface                                    255  (1)
  Editing Tools                                    256  (5)
    Drag-and-Drop Editing                          256  (1)
    Three-Point Editing                            256  (1)
    JKL Editing                                    257  (1)
    Insert and Overwrite Editing                   257  (1)
    Trimming                                       258  (1)
    Ripple and Roll, Slip and Slide                258  (1)
    Multi-Camera Editing                           259  (1)
    Advanced Features                              260  (1)
  Organizational Tools                             261  (1)
  Importing Media                                  262  (2)
  Effects and Titles                               264  (2)
    Types of Effects                               264  (2)
    Titles                                         266  (1)
  Audio Tools                                      266  (2)
    Equalization                                   267  (1)
    Audio Effects and Filters                      267  (1)
    Audio Plug-In Formats                          267  (1)
    Mixing                                         267  (1)
    OMF Export                                     268  (1)
  Finishing Tools                                  268  (1)
  Our Software Recommendations                     268  (1)
  Know What You Need                               269  (1)
13 Preparing to Edit                               270  (20)
  Organizing Your Media                            272  (4)
    Create a Naming System                         273  (1)
    Setting Up Your Project                        274  (2)
  Importing and Transcoding                        276  (4)
  Capturing Tape-based Media                       280  (2)
    Logging                                        280  (2)
    Capturing                                      282  (1)
  Importing Audio                                  282  (1)
  Importing Still Images                           283  (1)
  Moving Media                                     284  (1)
  Sorting Media After Ingest                       285  (1)
    How to Sort by Content                         286  (1)
  Synchronizing Double-System Sound and Picture    286  (2)
  Preparing Multi-Camera Media                     288  (1)
  Troubleshooting                                  288  (2)
14 Editing                                         290  (26)
  Editing Basics                                   291  (2)
    Applied Three-Act Structure                    293  (1)
  Building a Rough Cut                             293  (12)
    Watch Everything                               294  (1)
    Radio Cuts                                     294  (1)
    Master Shot祐tyle Coverage                     294  (1)
    Tutorial: Creating a First Cut                 295  (10)
  Editing Techniques                               305  (6)
    Cutaways and Reaction Shots                    305  (1)
    Matching Action                                306  (1)
    Matching Screen Position                       307  (1)
    Overlapping Edits                              307  (1)
    Matching Emotion and Tone                      308  (1)
    Pauses and Pull-Ups                            308  (1)
    Hard Sound Effects and Music                   309  (1)
    Tutorial: Refining Your Cut                    309  (2)
  Transitions Between Scenes                       311  (1)
    Hard Cuts                                      311  (1)
    Dissolves, Fades, and Wipes                    311  (1)
    Establishing Shots                             311  (1)
    Clearing Frame and Natural "Wipes"             312  (1)
  Solving Technical Problems                       312  (1)
    Missing Elements                               312  (1)
    Temporary Elements                             312  (1)
  Multi-Cam Editing                                313  (1)
  Fine Cutting                                     314  (2)
    Editing for Style                              314  (1)
    Duration                                       315  (1)
    The Big Picture                                315  (1)
15 Sound Editing                                   316  (28)
  Sounding Off                                     317  (1)
  Setting Up                                       318  (1)
  Temp Mixes                                       319  (1)
  Audio Levels Metering                            320  (1)
    Clipping and Distortion                        321  (1)
  Using Your Editing App for Sound                 321  (4)
  Dedicated Sound Editing Apps                     325  (2)
  Moving Your Audio                                327  (1)
  Editing Sound                                    328  (3)
    Unintelligible Dialogue                        328  (1)
    Changes in Tone                                329  (1)
    Is There Extraneous Noise in the Shot?         329  (1)
    Are There Bad Video Edits That Can Be          330  (1)
    Reinforced with Audio?
    Is There Bad Audio?                            330  (1)
    Are There Vocal Problems You Need to           330  (1)
    Correct?
  Dialogue Editing                                 331  (2)
    ADR                                            332  (1)
    Non-Dialogue Voice Recordings                  332  (1)
  EQ Is Your Friend                                333  (3)
  Sound Effects                                    336  (1)
    Sound Effect Sources                           337  (1)
  Music                                            337  (5)
    Editing Music                                  338  (1)
    License to Play                                339  (1)
    Finding a Composer                             340  (1)
    Do It Yourself                                 341  (1)
  Fix It in the Mix                                342  (2)
16 Color Correction                                344  (22)
  Color Correction                                 346  (4)
    Advanced Color Controls                        349  (1)
  Seeing Color                                     350  (5)
    A Less Scientific Approach                     353  (1)
    Too Much of a Good Thing                       354  (1)
  Brightening Dark Video                           355  (3)
  Compensating for Overexposure                    358  (2)
  Correcting Bad White Balance                     360  (1)
  Matching Footage from Different Cameras and      361  (1)
  Shoots
    Using Tracks and Layers to Adjust Color        362  (1)
  Black-and-White Effects                          362  (1)
  Correcting Color for Film                        363  (1)
  Making Your Video Look Like Film                 363  (2)
  One More Thing                                   365  (1)
17 Titles and Effects                              366  (44)
  Titles                                           367  (10)
    Choosing Your Typeface and Size                368  (1)
    Ordering Your Titles                           369  (1)
    Coloring Your Titles                           370  (1)
    Placing Your Titles                            370  (1)
    Safe Titles                                    371  (1)
    Tutorial: Create Your Main Title               372  (5)
  Motion Effects                                   377  (2)
    Keyframes and Interpolating                    377  (2)
    Slow-Mo and Speed Ramps                        379  (1)
  Integrating Still Images and Video               379  (1)
  Special Effects Workflow                         380  (3)
  Corn positing 101                                383  (21)
    Keys                                           384  (1)
    Tutorial: Creating a Luminance Key             385  (5)
    Tutorial: Using a Chroma Key                   390  (4)
    Keying Tips                                    394  (2)
    Mattes                                         396  (2)
    Mixing SD and HD Footage                       398  (3)
    Tutorial: Adding Camera Shake                  401  (3)
  Using Effects to Fix Problems                    404  (5)
    Eliminating Camera Shake                       404  (1)
    Getting Rid of Things                          405  (4)
  Moving On                                        409  (1)
18 Finishing                                       410  (33)
  What Do You Need?                                412  (2)
    Start Early                                    412  (1)
    What Is Mastering?                             413  (1)
    What to Do Now                                 414  (1)
  Preparing for Film Festivals                     414  (1)
  DIY File-Based Masters                           415  (5)
    Preparing Your Sequence                        415  (3)
    Color Grading                                  418  (1)
    Create a Mix                                   419  (1)
  Make a Textless Master                           420  (2)
    Export Your Masters                            420  (1)
    Watch Your Export                              421  (1)
  Web Video and Video-on-Demand                    422  (4)
    Streaming or Download?                         422  (1)
    Compressing for the Web                        423  (2)
    Choosing a Data Rate                           425  (1)
    Choosing a Keyframe Interval                   425  (1)
  DVD and Blu-Ray Discs                            426  (6)
    DVD and Blu-Ray Compression                    428  (2)
    DVD and Blu-Ray Disc Authoring                 430  (2)
  High-End Finishing                               432  (3)
    Reel Changes                                   432  (1)
    Preparing for a Professional Audio Mix         433  (1)
    Preparing for Professional Color Grading       434  (1)
    Putting Audio and Video Back Together          435  (1)
  Digital Videotape Masters                        435  (2)
  35mm Film Prints                                 437  (3)
    The Film Printing Process                      438  (1)
    Printing from a Negative                       438  (1)
    Direct-to-Print                                439  (1)
    Optical Soundtracks                            439  (1)
  Digital Cinema Masters                           440  (1)
  Archiving Your Project                           441  (2)
Glossary                                           443  (28)
Index                                              471
 

"Digital Filmmaking Handbook, Fourth Edition" is a comprehensive filmmaking resource for beginners. The book will guide you from your initial concept to your finished project, covering writing, pre-production planning, shooting, how to create professional level shots and effects, and post-production editing and effects. End-of-chapter exercises and summaries will help you practice and retain everything you are learning. Completely revised to cover all the latest digital video technology and innovations, this fourth edition includes information on HD video, shooting with digital SLR cameras, workflows for direct-to-disc recording, and much more. Whether your goal is an industrial project, a short subject for your Web site, or a feature-length movie for a film festival, this book is a complete resource.

Contents
1. Introduction. 2. Writing and Scheduling. 3. Video Technology Basics. 4. Choosing a Camera. 5. Planning Your Shoot. 6. Lighting. 7. Video Cameras. 8. Digital Still Cameras (DSLRs). 9. Shooting. 10. Production Sound. 11. Workstations and Hardware for Editing. 12. Editing Software. 13. Preparing to Edit. 14. Editing. 15. Sound Editing. 16. Color Correction. 17. Titling and Motion Graphics. 18. Output. About the DVD. Glossary.