Focal Press Book: The Filmmaker's Guide to Digital Imaging: For Cinematographers, Digital Imaging Technicians, and Camera Assistants

Focal Press Book: The Filmmaker's Guide to Digital Imaging: For Cinematographers, Digital Imaging Technicians, and Camera Assistants

Focal Press Book: The Filmmaker's Guide to Digital Imaging: For Cinematographers, Digital Imaging Technicians, and Camera Assistants

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Focal Press Book: The Filmmaker's Guide to Digital Imaging: For Cinematographers, Digital Imaging Technicians, and Camera Assistants

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  • Author: Blain Brown
  • Paperback: 310 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Published: October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780415854115
  • Workflow from Camera to DIT Cart to Post
  • Camera and Exposure Techniques
  • Codecs and File Formats
  • Interviews with Industry Professionals
  • Color Illustrations
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The Filmmaker's Guide to Digital Imaging from Focal Press is a paperback book that covers the new equipment, techniques, and roles that need to be learned and mastered by today's cinematographers, digital imaging technicians (DITs), and post-production artists. Author and filmmaker Blain Brown covers both theory and practice, providing in-depth coverage of essential terminology, technology, and industry-wide production standards such as ASC-CDL and the ACES workflow. The book features full color illustrations and interviews with professional cinematographers and DITs working on Hollywood productions that equip you with the knowledge needed to work in today's motion picture industry, either as a cinematographer, DIT, digital loader, data manager, camera assistant, editor, or VFX artist.

Format
Paperback
Topics
  • Digital sensors and cameras
  • The structure of digital images
  • Waveform monitors, vectorscopes, and test charts
  • Using linear, gamma, and log encoded video files
  • Exposure techniques for HD and Ultra HD
  • Understanding digital color
  • Codecs and file formats
  • The DIT cart
  • Downloading, ingesting, and managing video files
  • Workflow from camera to DIT cart to post
  • Using metadata and timecode
Contents
Introduction
Sensors & Cameras
The Digital Image
Measurement
Linear, Gamma, Log
Exposure
Digital Color
Codecs & Formats
Image Control
The DIT Cart
Data Management
Workflow & ACES
Metadata & Timecode
Acknowledgements
Author Bio
Blain Brown has worked in the motion picture industry for over 30 years as a cinematographer, director, producer, and screenwriter. His previous books include:

Cinematography: Theory and Practice
Motion Picture and Video Lighting
The Filmmakers Pocket Reference
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Author Blain Brown
Format Paperback
Pages 310
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published October 2, 2014
Illustrations Color
ISBN Number 9780415854115
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.4 x 7.4 x 0.6"

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