The text includes coverage of cutting-edge technologies as well as traditional techniques as it discusses lighting, cameras, editing, crew organization, and the production process. An outstanding art program helps students understand difficult material and visualize the equipment and methods currently used in the film industry.
Intended for the beginning independent film maker, this handbook describes the techniques used in the production of specific film images. Covering each element of film production, it offers details on blocking, the camera, shooting, lighting and exposure, and editing. Black and white photographs, diagrams, charts, and movie stills are included to illustrate the techniques described in the text. Mamer teaches at Minneapolis College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)