Directing and Producing for Television: A Format Approach (4th Edition) by Focal Press guides you with all you'll need to direct and produce effectively in a variety of settings. Author Ivan Cury illustrates fundamental principles with engaging anecdotes that teach by example.
While written with both director and producer in mind, Directing and Producing for Television is particularly relevant for the television director providing a comprehensive overview of the facility (studio, control room, and/or support areas) and provides who's who information covering the various jobs and personnel involved in television programs.
Key updates on digital cameras and editing technologies
A chapter on remote broadcasting highlights important considerations when producing sporting events
Brand new coverage of reality television
International glossary containing who's who and what's what information applicable to the US and UK make this the ultimate guide for any television format
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Facility Chapter 2: Who's Who Chapter 3: Panel Programs Chapter 4: Demonstration Format Chapter 5: Scripted Format Chapter 6: Music Chapter 7: Commercials and PSA’s Chapter 8: News Chapter 9: Documentaries Index
About the Author
Ivan Cury is a professor in the Communication Department of California State University, Los Angeles, where he has taught for the past fifteen years. He is also a producer and director of commercials, sitcoms, variety shows, documentaries, and daytime dramas such as The Young and the Restless. He has served as a judge for the Emmy's ACE and for the DGA awards. Before joining the department at Cal State, he taught for eleven years in the MPTV department at UCLA.