Focal Press Book: Portable Video: News and Field Production (6th Edition)

Focal Press Book: Portable Video: News and Field Production (6th Edition)

Focal Press Book: Portable Video: News and Field Production (6th Edition)

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Focal Press Book: Portable Video: News and Field Production (6th Edition)

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  • Authors: Norman Medoff & Edward J. Fink
  • Paperback: 400 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Published: March, 2012
  • ISBN: 9780240814995
  • News Gathering & Field Production
  • Covers Pre-Production to Post-Production
  • Recording & Editing Techniques
  • Scriptwriting & Storyboards
  • Digital Cameras and Workflows
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Portable Video: News and Field Production published by Focal Press presents students with the techniques and technology of single camera electronic news gathering and electronic field production. Written by Dr. Norman Medoff and Dr. Edward J. Fink, this softcover book covers everything from creative and technical recording and editing techniques to budgets and copyright issues. It showcases best practices for shooting news, narrative production, developing the story, writing the script, and describes current methods used for capturing audio and video, working with light, and more. Updates in the 6th edition feature the latest advances in techniques and equipment, with new coverage of digital workflow techniques, digital cameras (including DSLRs), lighting, audio, and mobile devices.

Dr. Medoff is Director of the School of Communication at Northern Arizona University. He has taught and served as an administrator at three different universities, produced numerous television and corporate video projects, and has overseen the productions of many students. The author of many articles in scholarly journals as well as trade and consumer magazines, he has also written textbooks covering subjects such as: Internet and mass media, television production, and electronic media. In addition, he has served as president of the Broadcast Education Association and was recently the recipient of a Fulbright Specialist Grant.

Dr. Fink is Professor and Chair of the Department of Radio-TV-Film at California State University, Fullerton. He teaches courses in production, writing, media history, and children's TV. He has published papers on topics such as digital video in the classroom, the application of drama to video production, music in primetime drama, and comedy writing. He is also the co-author of textbooks on telecommunications and studio television production.

Chapter 1 - ENG and EFP: The World of Professional Video
Chapter 2 - Video: The Process of Image Acquisition
Chapter 3 - Microphone and Audio Recording Techniques
Chapter 4 - Light: Understanding and Controlling It
  • Part 1 The Physical Properties of Light
  • Part 2 Creating Light
Chapter 5 - Basic Shots: The Language of Video
Chapter 6 - Scriptwriting
Chapter 7 - Pre-production and Production
Chapter 8 - Post-Production: Editing It All Together
  • Part One: Technical Editing Basics
  • Part Two: Creative Editing Basics
  • Part Three: Styles and Applications
Chapter 9 - ENG Style
  • Part One: Taped Coverage
  • Part Two: Live Coverage
Chapter 10 - EFP Styles
Chapter 11 - Budgeting and Pricing
Chapter 12 - Copyrights and Legal Issues
Chapter 13 - New Trends and Technologies
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Focal Press 9780240814995 specs

Author Norman Medoff and Edward J. Fink
Edition 6th
Format Paperback
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published March 2012
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 9780240814995

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