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Digital Filmmaking for Beginners

A Practical Guide to Video Production

by Michael K. Hughes

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Discover how to create professional-quality digital videos—faster than you can say "lights, camera, action"

Digital video cameras are everywhere—even on our phones! But cameras don't make great movies; filmmakers do. Written by a seasoned pro with 40 years of teaching experience, Digital Filmmaking for Beginners is your fully illustrated introduction to all technical aspects of digital filmmaking.

Featuring clear, concise instruction—accompanied by online video demonstrations—this comprehensive guide covers the best methods and techniques to plan and script projects; set up lighting, microphones, and cameras; and shoot, edit, and apply postproduction effects and other finishing touches. Whether you're an amateur film buff or an aspiring professional videographer, this is the source for everything you need to bring your ideas from the page to the screen.

Coverage includes:

  • Best practices to ensure smooth operations in all project phases, from planning to post production

  • Recommendations on selecting and purchasing cameras, filming gear, and the best editing and effects software to fit your budget and needs

  • Advice on planning, shooting, editing, and other technical elements

  • Fully illustrated tutorials on composition, framing, and other visual storytelling techniques

  • Exclusive bonus online content, including finished video demonstrations of key filmmaking techniques and informative articles
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    McGraw-Hill Education
    Imprint:
    McGraw-Hill Education TAB
    Edition:
    1
    Publication Date:
    2012

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe PDF eBook 56.4 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 8.5 MB

    Michael K. Hughes (Author)

    Michael Hughes, after working in radio and television (as an announcer, cameraman, and floor director), started a corporate audio visual business that specializes in training and marketing videos for businesses. His clients include the governments...

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