Focal Press Book: The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

Focal Press Book: The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

Focal Press Book: The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

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  • Author: Anthony Q. Artis
  • Paperback: 368 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Published: November 2011
  • ISBN: 9780240814872
  • Ultra-Friendly Visual Field Guide
  • Illustrated in Full-Color
  • Real-World Step-by-Step Visuals
  • Useful Tips, Techniques, and Practices
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The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production is an easy-to-read crash course on the ins and outs of creating video work for hire. Covering a hundred little details about everything from dealing with clients, to production strategies, this helpful text delivers step-by-step guidance on planning, shooting, lighting and recording the most common video-for-hire genres. Learn techniques to help you rise above the competition and make more money doing quality work. Master strategies and solutions not found anywhere else on how to best shoot all types of projects, including: marketing videos, music videos, wedding videos, performance videos, live event videos, corporate videos...and more!

This lavishly illustrated and absolutely practical book offers tips, techniques, and practices that can be used by ANY filmmaker on ANY budget. Anthony Q. Artis will instill in you the "down and dirty" mindset that will help you to creatively maximize limited resources regardless of your budget. You don't need loads of money to make professional-looking videos - you just need to get down and dirty!

About the Author
Anthony Q. Artis has worked professionally in positions as diverse as producer, gaffer, and cinematographer, shooting narrative projects and surviving more low-budget shoots than he cares to admit. His feature films and TV shows have screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, the IFP Market, Slamdance, Cinequest, as well as on MTV and The Independent Film Channel. He is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and currently manages the Film & TV Production Center at NYU.
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How This Book is Laid Out

  • Chapter 1 Image Control
  • Chapter 2 Audio Techniques
  • Chapter 3 Lighting: Getting Ya Shine On
  • Chapter 4 Marketing and Promo Videos
  • Chapter 5 Music Videos
  • Chapter 6 Weddings
  • Chapter 7 Live Events
  • Chapter 8 Handling Ya Business

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Lavishly Illustrated
Lavishly illustrated in full-color with real-world step-by-step visuals, The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide is like a film school education in the form of a video cookbook.
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Focal Press 9780240814872 specs

Subject Film, Video & TV production
Author Anthony Q. Artis
Format Paperback
Pages 368
ISBN Number 9780240814872
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published November 21, 2011
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.1 x 7.2 x 0.9"

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