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Film, TV & radio books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Film, TV & radio category. Presented with a red border are the Film, TV & radio books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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The Long Take Critical Approaches by John Gibbs The Long Take Critical Approaches

This is the first book in English exclusively devoted to the long take, one of the key elements of film style. Increasingly visible in contemporary international media, the long take currently attracts a good deal of attention in criticism and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Digital Video Recorders DVRs Changing TV and Advertising Forever by Jimmy Schaeffler Digital Video Recorders DVRs Changing TV and Advertising Forever

Four specific trends are driving the DVR industry: consumer content choice, consumer content control, personalization of content libraries, and the ability to transfer content from device-to-device and person-to-person. Digital Video Recorders features a macro and micro views of the already...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Sell Your Own Damn Movie! by Lloyd Kaufman Sell Your Own Damn Movie!

Foreword by Stan Lee!This is the 3rd volume in Mr. Kaufman's hilarious, how-to series for hard-working self-starters and hard-laughing, cheeky filmmakers. Sell Your Own Damn Movie! covers everything you need to do to get your finished film seen by festival-goers,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Steadicam (R) Operator's Handbook by Jerry Holway The Steadicam (R) Operator's Handbook

Both informational and inspirational, THE STEADICAM OPERATOR'S HANDBOOK is the number one comprehensive guide to becoming a successful owner and operator of the Steadicam. Packed with interviews and instruction by the world?s premier Steadicam professionals, this book will get you...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Digital Video Editing with Final Cut Express The Real-World Guide to Set Up and Workflow by Charles Roberts Digital Video Editing with Final Cut Express The Real-World Guide to Set Up and Workflow

Suitable for those new to nonlinear editing as well as experienced editors new to Final Cut Express, this book is an introduction to Apple's editing software package and the digital video format in general. You will come away with not...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Fix It In Post Solutions for Postproduction Problems by Jack James Fix It In Post Solutions for Postproduction Problems

This book provides an array of concise solutions to the wide variety of problems that are faced by postproduction artists in the post process. With an application-agnostic approach, it gives proven, step-by-step methods to solving the most frequently encountered postproduction...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist A Practical Guide to Principles & Techniques by Angie Taylor Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist A Practical Guide to Principles & Techniques

Master the fundamental concepts and techniques of motion media design so you can apply--and occasionally break--the rules to achieve your communication goals. This authoritative guide presents all of the design essentials in an engaging and inspiring way. Each principle is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Adobe CS Production Premium for Final Cut Studio Editors by Larry Jordan Adobe CS Production Premium for Final Cut Studio Editors

Accelerate your Final Cut Studio workflow and expand your creative options by incorporating the Adobe Production Premium toolset into your projects. Adobe's Creative Suite tools are the perfect complement to Final Cut Studio, whether it is improving the look of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

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Time, Technology and Narrative Form in Contemporary US Television Drama Pause, Rewind, Record by JP Kelly Time, Technology and Narrative Form in Contemporary US Television Drama Pause, Rewind, Record

This book examines how television has been transformed over the past twenty years by the introduction of new viewing technologies including DVDs, DVRs and streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. It shows that these platforms have profoundly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Harry Potter Pensieve Memory Set by Running Press Harry Potter Pensieve Memory Set

With a continual stream of exciting experiences from the Wizarding World, including the huge opening of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise, Harry Potter fans are as engaged as ever. This deluxe collectible set continues a magically...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 26/09/2017

Bluescreen Compositing A Practical Guide for Video & Moviemaking by John Jackman Bluescreen Compositing A Practical Guide for Video & Moviemaking

Master the art and technique of blue and greenscreen compositing with this comprehensive how-to course in creating effective and realistic composited scenes in video formats. You get clear, understandable explanations of the different types of keying techniques and how they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Art and Technique of Matchmoving Solutions for the VFX Artist by Erica Hornung The Art and Technique of Matchmoving Solutions for the VFX Artist

Matchmoving has become a standard visual effects procedure for almost every situation where live action materials and CG get combined. It allows virtual and real scenes that have been composited together to seamlessly appear as though they are from the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Wedding Video Handbook How to Succeed in the Wedding Video Business by Kirk Barber The Wedding Video Handbook How to Succeed in the Wedding Video Business

For readers who want to become part of the thriving wedding video industry, Wedding Video Handbook explains everything a wedding videographer needs to know. Each chapter explores a different part of either the business or the production ends, and covers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Creative Motion Graphic Titling for Film, Video, and the Web Dynamic Motion Graphic Title Design by Yael Braha Creative Motion Graphic Titling for Film, Video, and the Web Dynamic Motion Graphic Title Design

Captivate your audience and enhance your storytelling with this tutorial based 4-color cookbook, featuring dozens of solutions to your titling needs. Each chapter includes case studies and interviews with the pros, lending cutting insight and lessons learned that will have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Vegas Pro 8 Editing Workshop by Douglas Spotted Eagle Vegas Pro 8 Editing Workshop

Master the Vegas Pro 8 toolset, including its industry-leading HD and audio capabilities. This comprehensive guide delivers the nuts and bolts of the essential tasks, from installing the application to outputting, together with practical editing techniques and real-world examples for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Video Production Workshop DMA Series by Tom Wolsky Video Production Workshop DMA Series

Video Production Workshop is the first book written to be accessible and appealing to a younger, digitally savvy audience interested in learning the full range of skills involved in planning and executing a video project. It introduces all the digital...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Editor's Toolkit A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing by Chris Wadsworth The Editor's Toolkit A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing

The Editor's Toolkit: A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing is a tutorial-based introduction to the craft of editing. Today's process of media editing is fast and competitive, making this guide a necessity for anyone looking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Television Fundamentals by John Watkinson Television Fundamentals

Television today means moving pictures in colour with sound, brought to the viewer by terrestrial or satellite broadcast, cable or recording medium. The technique and processes necessary to create, record, deliver and display television pictures form the major part of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Cinema 4D The Artist's Project Sourcebook by Kent McQuilkin Cinema 4D The Artist's Project Sourcebook

Make the creative leap to 3D. Realize your artistic vision with this treasure chest of instructional, practical projects. Get the essential concepts and techniques without drowning in the technical complexities. All DVD files are available at http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/cw/mcquilkin-9780240814506/
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Art Direction Handbook for Film & Television by Michael Rizzo The Art Direction Handbook for Film & Television

In this new and expanded edition of The Art Direction Handbook, author Michael Rizzo now covers art direction for television, in addition to updated coverage of film design. This comprehensive, professional manual details the set-up of the art department and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

3D Motion Graphics for 2D Artists Conquering the Third Dimension by Bill Byrne 3D Motion Graphics for 2D Artists Conquering the Third Dimension

Add 3D to your mograph skillset! For the experienced 2D artist, this lavishly illustrated, 4 color book presents the essentials to building and compositing 3D elements into your 2D world of film and broadcast. Concepts and techniques are presented in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Mastering MultiCamera Techniques From Preproduction to Editing and Deliverables by Mitch Jacobson Mastering MultiCamera Techniques From Preproduction to Editing and Deliverables

From a basic two-camera interview to an elaborate 26 camera HD concert film, this comprehensive guide presents a platform-agnostic approach to the essential techniques required to set up and edit a multi-camera project. Actual case studies are used to examine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Killer Camera Rigs That You Can Build How to Build Your Own Camera Cranes, Car Mounts, Stabilizers, Dollies, and More! by Dan Selakovich Killer Camera Rigs That You Can Build How to Build Your Own Camera Cranes, Car Mounts, Stabilizers, Dollies, and More!

Don't buy or rent your fillm equipment - build it! Construct professional-quality camera rigs on your own with this comprehensive, step-by-step guide and stop wasting your money on overpriced equipment rentals and purchases! Dan Selakovich guides you through the creation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

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Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

DVCAM A Practical Guide to the Professional System by ASC Fauer DVCAM A Practical Guide to the Professional System

DVCAM: A Practical Guide to the Professional System, is a nuts and bolts guide for anyone who wants to learn more about Sony DVCAM, to determine what equipment to use, how various models compare, and how to use each of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Video Editing with Avid: Media Composer, Symphony, Xpress by Roger Shufflebottom Video Editing with Avid: Media Composer, Symphony, Xpress

This is the first comprehensive guide to editing on Avid from a PAL standpoint, also including NTSC information where appropriate, making this book a worldwide manual.If you are already using Media Composer, Symphony, or Xpress and want to improve and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Guerrilla TV Low budget programme making by Ian Lewis Guerrilla TV Low budget programme making

The world of digital television means hundreds of channels, all trying to be different, all looking for product. But the overall international production spend has scarcely increased. Guerrilla TV shows how to make high quality programs at budget levels which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Technique of Film Editing, Reissue of 2nd Edition by Karel Reisz Technique of Film Editing, Reissue of 2nd Edition

Enhanced version of the seminal text on editing includes a new foreword, a new afterword, a revamped cover and layout, as well as a lower price!The single most comprehensive and engaging volume on film editing. Reisz and Millar introduce readers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Preparing For Takeoff Preproduction for the Independent Filmmaker by Arthur Vincie Preparing For Takeoff Preproduction for the Independent Filmmaker

You have the camera, time, money (or credit card), so why don't you just start shooting? Preparing for Takeoff will give you the tools you need to fully prepare for your independent film. This book features: Vital preproduction tips on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

High Definition Postproduction Editing and Delivering HD Video by Steven Browne High Definition Postproduction Editing and Delivering HD Video

Real-world postproduction paths show how it's being done today Numerous HD tables clear up what format is used for which purpose Ample information on HDV Debunks myths and answers common questions about HDAvoid costly missteps in postproduction and get it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video by Peter Rea Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video

Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, Fifth Edition is the definitive book on the subject for the serious film student or beginning filmmaker. Its unique two-fold approach looks at filmmaking from the perspectives of both the producer and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

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