Video Production Handbook

Video Production Handbook

by Jim Owens (Author)

Synopsis

Now updated and extended to reflect the latest advances in cameras and video recorders, this second edition covers all the current video recorder formats, and more on video basics.

Review of the first edition:
' ... arguably the best introductory text
available on the subject' Journal of Education Television



Gerald Millerson's internationally acclaimed sourcebook, Video Production Handbook has become the definitive text for videomakers working on a modest budget.

The second edition of this comprehensive step-by-step guide to video production has now been extensively revised and enlarged, to include:

- Today's video camera design features
- Single and multi-camera video production techniques
- The production team
- Storyboards
- Developing the script
- Videotape recording basics
- Videotape editing techniques
- Video basics - principles and equipment
- Desktop video - the personal computer in video production

International reviews of the first edition include:
' ... arguably the best introductory text
available on the subject'
Journal of Education Television

Ahh! A readable, accessible, clearly written guide to producing economical video programs for students, industrial and public educators, cable TV producers and hobbyists
Communicator Magazine USA.

Gerald Millerson has a long and distinguished career with the BBC Television Service, primarily associated with studio operations. His lecturing background includes courses in TV production given in American universities. His other books for Focal Press are the classic course text, The Technique of TV Production, The Technique of Lighting for TV and Film, Lighting for Video, Effective TV Production, TV Scenic Design Handbook and Video Camera Techniques.

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Publisher: Focal Press
Published: 27 Jul 1992

ISBN 10: 0240513215
ISBN 13: 9780240513218

Media Reviews
Ahh! A readable, accessible, clearly written guide to producing economical video programs for students, industrial and public educators, cable TV producers and hobbyists
Communicator Magazine USA.
Author Bio
Jim Owens has worked and taught in the video and television industry for over 30 years. He has worked on local, regional and national productions. Owens' international television work has included eleven Olympic broadcasts and has taken him to over twenty-five countries. He is the author of the Video Production Handbook, Television Production, and Television Sports Production (all published by Focal Press), and has had over thirty articles published in television and broadcast magazines in the United States and Europe. Owens is Dean of the School of Communication Arts at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, where he has taught since 1981.