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Television production: technical & background skills

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Rod Serling And The Twilight Zone

Rod Serling And The Twilight Zone

Author: Douglas Brode, Carol Serling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2019

The Photography of Game of Thrones The Official Photo Book of Season 1 to Season 8

The Photography of Game of Thrones The Official Photo Book of Season 1 to Season 8

Author: Helen Sloan, Michael Kogge, David Benioff, D. B. Weiss Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Enter the world of HBO's global television phenomenon Game of Thrones with The Photography of Game of Thrones - the definitive photographic collection from the set of the hit series. Witness how official unit stills photographer and Nikon ambassador Helen Sloan and the unit photography team selected 850 incredible images from the production of HBO's legendary series Game of Thrones, including candid, never-before-seen images of cast and crew. Enjoy exclusive access and images directly from the set as George R.R. Martin's world of Westeros was translated to the TV screen. One of 4 comprehensive and officially licensed Game of Thrones retrospective books from HarperVoyager. * UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS - 416 pages of images, details, and anecdotes covering Game of Thrones seasons 1-8. * EXCLUSIVE IMAGES - Curated from an archive of 1.5 million photos. Enjoy over 850 hand-selected images direct from the set. * UNSEEN MOMENTS - View legendary characters such as Tyrion, Daenerys, Cersei, Jaime, Brienne, and Jon Snow uniquely captured through Helen Sloan's lens. * HEAR FROM THE SHOW'S CREATORS - Features an exclusive foreword from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. * A PRESTIGE COFFEE TABLE BOOK - Deluxe 9.75 x 13 inch format. * A HIGHLY DESIRABLE GIFT FOR FANS - Released in time for the holiday season, this is the perfect gift for Game of Thrones fans.

The Art of Game of Thrones The Official Book of Design from Season 1 to Season 8

The Art of Game of Thrones The Official Book of Design from Season 1 to Season 8

Author: Insight Editions Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Filled with gorgeous illustrations and artwork from HBO's hit series, The Art of Game of Thrones is the definitive Game of Thrones art collection. The official collection of behind the scenes concept art and production design from HBO's landmark TV show Game of Thrones. Learn how BAFTA and Emmy award-winning production designer Deborah Riley and her team brought to life the iconic locations of Westeros and beyond. One of 4 comprehensive and officially licensed Game of Thrones retrospective books from HarperVoyager. * UNMATCHED DEPTH - 432 pages of concept art, sketches, and production design images covering Game of Thrones seasons 1-8. * DETAILED REVELATIONS - Comprehensive behind the scenes details covering the design of iconic locations such as King's Landing, Winterfell, Dragonstone, and Castle Black. * CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE CREATORS - Authored by production designer Deborah Riley and including an exclusive foreword from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss and preface from Emmy Award-winning production designer Gemma Jackson. * A PRESTIGE COFFEE TABLE BOOK - Deluxe 9.75 x 13 inch format. * A SOUGHT-AFTER GIFT FOR FANS - Released in time for the holiday season, this is the perfect Game of Thrones gift for fans and collectors.

Game of Thrones: The Costumes The Official Costume Design Book of Season 1 to Season 8

Game of Thrones: The Costumes The Official Costume Design Book of Season 1 to Season 8

Author: Michele Clapton, Gina McIntyre, David Benioff, D. B. Weiss Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Discover the secrets behind creating the costumes for HBO's Game of Thrones in this definitive guide. The official guide to the complete costumes of HBO's landmark television series Game of Thrones. Discover how BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning costume designer Michele Clapton dressed the heroes and villains of Westeros and beyond, including Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei Lannister, Jon Snow, and Arya Stark. One of 4 comprehensive and officially licensed Game of Thrones retrospective books from HarperVoyager. * CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED - '...peruse the best of the robes, gowns, coats, and suits of armor that made up the rich fabric of Westeros in Game of Thrones: The Costumes' Vanity Fair * LEARN HOW COSTUMES DEFINED CHARACTERS - 440 pages of in-depth interviews and commentary on how costume design helped convey the evolution of George R.R. Martin's beloved characters such as Tyrion Lannister, Sansa Stark, and Brienne of Tarth. * SEE EXCLUSIVE IMAGES AND DESIGNS - Over 1,000 exclusive and rarely seen images including Michele Clapton's designs and original concept sketches. * HEAR FROM THE SHOW'S CREATORS - Features an exclusive foreword from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. * AN EYECATCHING COFFEE TABLE BOOK - Deluxe 9.75 x 13 inch format. * A PERFECT GIFT FOR GAME OF THRONES FANS - Perfectly timed for the holiday season, this gift will be cherished for a lifetime.

Screens Producing & Media Operations Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation

Screens Producing & Media Operations Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation

Author: Laura Frank Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2019

Media servers have established themselves as the dominant video playback tool for live events; however, the practice of delivering content to these systems and the structure of the media operations team is still evolving. This book outlines a workflow for video content delivery and describes team communication that can be applied to any entertainment production including: television specials, concert touring, corporate events, theater, as well as special events, film, large audience marketing events, and multi-screen permanent installations. This workflow is hardware and software independent, designed to evolve with future technologies as they become established in the field of multi-screen production, and has been proven professionally by the author and her peers over a decade of productions. The methodology presented will provide insights beneficial to students and current practitioners of media server technology, screens producers, and video content developers. Using real world examples of internationally recognized productions, a foundation is laid for best practices in Media Operations. Additional content, including full-color versions of the images inside the book, is available online.

Screens Producing & Media Operations Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation

Screens Producing & Media Operations Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation

Author: Laura Frank Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2019

Media servers have established themselves as the dominant video playback tool for live events; however, the practice of delivering content to these systems and the structure of the media operations team is still evolving. This book outlines a workflow for video content delivery and describes team communication that can be applied to any entertainment production including: television specials, concert touring, corporate events, theater, as well as special events, film, large audience marketing events, and multi-screen permanent installations. This workflow is hardware and software independent, designed to evolve with future technologies as they become established in the field of multi-screen production, and has been proven professionally by the author and her peers over a decade of productions. The methodology presented will provide insights beneficial to students and current practitioners of media server technology, screens producers, and video content developers. Using real world examples of internationally recognized productions, a foundation is laid for best practices in Media Operations. Additional content, including full-color versions of the images inside the book, is available online.

Game of Thrones: The Storyboards

Game of Thrones: The Storyboards

Author: Michael Kogge Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2019

Go behind the scenes of HBO's global television phenomenon with Game of Thrones: The Storyboards - an official collection featuring striking storyboard art. Go behind the scenes of HBO's global television phenomenon with Game of Thrones: The Storyboards - an official collection featuring striking storyboard art. In this exceptional art collection, Game of Thrones storyboard artist William Simpson shares the brilliant work that is an integral part of assembling each episode of the award-winning series. This gorgeous book features a unique behind-the-scenes look into pivotal moments and early conceptual art from Game of Thrones. Curated from Simpson's extensive archive, this revealing collection represents the exemplary artistic development involved in one of the most visually dynamic shows on television. Game of Thrones: The Storyboards is the definitive compendium of storyboards for this hit series and captures the impressive scope of its rich development and artistry. This unique collection is housed in a finely crafted, deluxe slipcase and is a must-have for all fans of this breathtaking show.

The Art and Making of The Handmaid's Tale

The Art and Making of The Handmaid's Tale

Author: Andrea Robinson Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2019

Explore the terrifying world of Gilead with this behind-the-scenes look at the Emmy award-winning show The Handmaid's Tale. The hotly anticipated debut of The Handmaid's Tale-Hulu's groundbreaking show based on Margaret Atwood's best-selling novel-drew a wide audience and rave reviews. Now, this comprehensive book details the process of bringing the story to the small screen with exclusive cast and crew interviews, backstage and set photography, concept art, costume design, and more. Dive deep into the world of the show's dystopian future as interviews with the show's cast and creators provide insight into the inspiration behind the characters, settings, and themes, as well as it's parallels to the real-world political climate. Showcasing striking visuals and insightful commentary, The Making of Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale is the definitive exploration of one of television's most critically acclaimed shows.

Television Development How Hollywood Creates New TV Series

Television Development How Hollywood Creates New TV Series

Author: Bob (UCLA, USA) Levy Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2019

Development is a large and central part of the American TV industry, and yet the details of how it works - who makes development decisions and why, where ideas for new shows come from, even basics like the differences between what TV studios and TV networks do - remain elusive to many. In this book, lecturer and acclaimed television producer Bob Levy offers a detailed introduction to television development, the process by which the Hollywood TV industry creates new scripted series. Written both for students and industry professionals, Television Development serves as a comprehensive introduction to all facets of the development process: the terminology, timelines, personnel and industrial processes that take a new TV project from idea to pitch to script to pilot to series. In addition to describing these processes, Levy also examines creative strategies for successful development, and teaches readers how to apply these strategies to their own careers and speak the language of development across all forms of visual storytelling. Written by the renowned producer responsible for developing and executive producing Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars, Television Development is an essential starting point for students, executives, agents, producers, directors and writers to learn how new series are created. Accompanying online material includes sample pitches, pilot scripts, and other development documents. A companion website for the book is available here: https://www.tvboblevy.com/

Television Development How Hollywood Creates New TV Series

Television Development How Hollywood Creates New TV Series

Author: Bob (UCLA, USA) Levy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2019

Development is a large and central part of the American TV industry, and yet the details of how it works - who makes development decisions and why, where ideas for new shows come from, even basics like the differences between what TV studios and TV networks do - remain elusive to many. In this book, lecturer and acclaimed television producer Bob Levy offers a detailed introduction to television development, the process by which the Hollywood TV industry creates new scripted series. Written both for students and industry professionals, Television Development serves as a comprehensive introduction to all facets of the development process: the terminology, timelines, personnel and industrial processes that take a new TV project from idea to pitch to script to pilot to series. In addition to describing these processes, Levy also examines creative strategies for successful development, and teaches readers how to apply these strategies to their own careers and speak the language of development across all forms of visual storytelling. Written by the renowned producer responsible for developing and executive producing Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars, Television Development is an essential starting point for students, executives, agents, producers, directors and writers to learn how new series are created. Accompanying online material includes sample pitches, pilot scripts, and other development documents. A companion website for the book is available here: https://www.tvboblevy.com/

BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse

BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse

Author: Chris McDonnell Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/07/2018

Netflix's BoJack Horseman has quickly become one of the most critically acclaimed animated comedy series in recent memory. Set in an off-kilter, cynically spun rendering of modern-day Hollywood, the show follows washed-up horse actor BoJack Horseman (voiced by Will Arnett) as he attempts to turn his life around. BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse is the official behind-the-scenes companion to this cult-hit series. Part oral history sourced from original interviews with the show's cast and crew, part art book-including sketches, storyboards, and background art-this book will trace the series from conception to post-production. Beginning with the initial development of creator/ showrunner Raphael Bob-Waksberg and production designer Lisa Hanawalt's inimitable aesthetic vision, The Art Before the Horse goes on to reveal all of the moving parts-direction, writing, casting, animation, and music-that come together to form this uniquely bleak, emotionally potent, very funny show. Also Available: BoJack Horseman 2019 Wall Calendar (ISBN: 978-1-4197-3177-8)

Video Production Disciplines and Techniques

Video Production Disciplines and Techniques

The revised twelfth edition of Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques introduces readers to the operations underlying video production. It provides thorough coverage of the theory and techniques readers need to know, balancing complexity with practical how-to information about detailed subjects in a concise, conversational style. The book has been updated to incorporate recent changes in the video production pipeline-emphasizing digital video, non-linear video production, streaming platforms, and mobile production-while maintaining the foundational, nuanced, teamwork-based approach that has made the book popular. Each chapter includes key takeaways, review questions, and on-set exercises, and a comprehensive glossary defines all the key production terms discussed. An accompanying eResource includes downloadable versions of the forms and paperwork used in the book, in addition to links to further online resources.