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If you're considering a leap into the world of digital filmmaking Sonja Schenk and Ben Long have written the guide for you. Their book from Cengage Learning, The Digital Filmmaking Handbook, 4th Edition, is a 608 page tome on the what, when, and where of the craft. Both Schenk and Long are entrenched in the industry; drawing on their years of experience the pair guide you with not only tips and advice, but exercises and summaries at the end of each chapter, meant to commend the topics covered to memory. You'll learn digital workflow from preproduction to postproduction, including how to work in HD and how to shoot successfully with DSLR cameras, among many other invaluable skills.
Written for beginning and aspiring filmmakers
End-of-chapter exercises and summaries help reinforce new material as it is learned
Provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of digital filmmaking, from initial concept to post-production
New to This Edition
Includes coverage of all the latest digital video technology and advances, including HD video, shooting with digital SLR cameras, workflows for direct-to-disc recording, and shooting and editing multi-camera projects
Table of Contents
2. Writing and Scheduling
3. Video Technology Basics
4. Choosing a Camera
5. Planning Your Shoot
7. Video Cameras
8. Digital Still Cameras (DSLRs)
10. Production Sound
11. Workstations and Hardware for Editing
12. Editing Software
13. Preparing to Edit
15. Sound Editing
16. Color Correction
17. Titling and Motion Graphics
About the DVD
About the Author
Sonja Schenk (Venice, CA) is a freelance producer and film video editor who has worked on a number of popular television shows and movies. She is also the author of Digital Non-Linear Desktop Editing and co-author of both earlier editions of The Digital Filmmaking Handbook
Ben Long is a San Francisco-based photographer and writer. The author of over a dozen books on digital photography and digital video; he has been a longtime contributor or contributing editor to many magazines including MacWeek, MacUser, Macworld UK, and others. He is a Senior Contributing Editor for Macworld magazine, and a Senior Editor at CreativePro.com. His photography clients include 20th Century Fox, Blue Note Records, Global Business Network, the San Francisco Jazz Festival, the Pickle Family Circus, and Grammy-nominated jazz musicians Don Byron and Dafnis Prieto. He has taught and lectured on photography around the world