Focal Press Book: Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video (5th Edition)

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Focal Press Book: Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video (5th Edition)
Key Features
  • Authors: Peter Rea and David K. Irving
  • Paperback: 468 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Published: March 2015
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Geared towards films students and beginning filmmakers, Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, from Focal Press, provides a two-fold approach that looks at filmmaking from the perspective of both the producer and director, and clearly explains how their separate roles must work together to create a successful short film or video. Through extensive examples from award-winning shorts and insightful interviews, authors Peter Rea and David K. Irving will show you common challenges the filmmakers encountered during each step of the filmmaking process—from pre-production to production, post-production, and distribution—and the techniques they used to overcome them.
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  • 2Format
  • 3New to This Edition
  • 4Table of Contents
  • 5Author Bio

Geared towards films students and beginning filmmakers, Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, from Focal Press, provides a two-fold approach that looks at filmmaking from the perspective of both the producer and director, and clearly explains how their separate roles must work together to create a successful short film or video. Through extensive examples from award-winning shorts and insightful interviews, authors Peter Rea and David K. Irving will show you common challenges the filmmakers encountered during each step of the filmmaking process—from pre-production to production, post-production, and distribution—and the techniques they used to overcome them.

Format

Paperback

New to This Edition

  • Two all-new, in-depth cases studies of short films Memory Lane and the Academy Award-winning God of Love
  • A revised chapter progression that reinforces the significance of the actor - director relationship
  • Interviews with the filmmakers integrated alongside the text, as well as new images and behind-the-scenes coverage of production processes
  • Revamped sections on current financing strategies, post-production workflows, and the wide variety of distribution platforms now available to filmmakers
  • A "Where are They Now" appendix featuring updates on the original filmmakers covered in the first edition
  • An expanded companion website containing useful forms and information on distributors, grants and financing sources, film and video festivals, film schools, internet sources for short works, and professional associations

Table of Contents

1. Finance
2. Script
3. Breakdowns
4. Schedule
5. Budget
6. Crewing
7. Location
8. Art Direction
9. Casting
10. Rehearsals
11. Set Procedures
12. Camera
13. Sound
14. Art
15. Cast
16. Pix Postproduction
17. Sound Postproduction
18. Laboratory/Online
19. Distribution
Appendices

Author Bio

David K. Irving is an Associate Professor of the Undergraduate Film and Television Department at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. He has directed six feature films, fifteen award-winning short documentaries, three short narrative films, and has written and produced three feature films.

Peter Rea is an Associate Professor of the Undergraduate Film and Television Department at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. He has been a producer, cinematographer, editor, production manager, and post-production supervisor on numerous short films, TV movies, and features.

Focal Press 9780415732550 Specs

AuthorPeter Rea
David K. Irving
PublisherFocal Press
Publication DateMarch 30, 2015
Edition5th
ISBN Number9780415732550
Number of Pages468
Cover TypeSoft
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.9 x 8.4 x 1.2"
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