This practical textbook explains the basic workings behind the television camera, studio lighting equipment, microphones, and the video recording system, then outlines the job duties performed by graphic designers, the technical crew, news production personnel, floor managers, producers, and directors. The ninth edition adds a section on high definition video. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This classic, best-selling text introduces students to the basic skills required in all aspects of television production, including camera and studio, field equipment and production, and multicamera directing, at the same time emphasizing the latest production techniques and technology, such as audio workstations, non-linear editing, and HDV (High Definition Video). TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK introduces cutting-edge developments in the field, while maintaining its reputation as the standard for the Television Production course. Presented in full-color for the first time, this is the most current, technically accurate reference text available, and it offers the most extensive teaching and learning package for the course.