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Television Production

Television Production
Author: Gerald Millerson - Jim Owens
ISBN 13: 9780240520780
ISBN 10: 240520785
Edition: 14
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: 2009-08-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 424
List Price: $67.95

The successful creation of television productions is about storytelling and communicating your vision. It is not merely a matter of knowing which buttons to press, but how to influence and persuade your audience, hold their attention, develop their interest, and kindle their emotions. This book tells you how to do all this—and much more.

Television Production offers a practical guide to professional television and video production techniques. You will find straightforward, clear descriptions and explanations of the equipment you will use, and discover the best ways to use it. You will also learn how to anticipate and quickly overcome typical everyday problems found in television production. You will explore in detail all the major features of television production, learning the secrets of professional camerawork, persuasive lighting techniques, effective sound treatment, as well as the subtle processes of scenic design and the art of video editing.

Suitable for students and beginning television producers, the new edition of this classic text retains its clarity and directness but has been completely revised and updated.

    * In brilliant full color for the first time, hundreds of new photos and illustrations demonstrate the techniques presented in the book

    * Thoroughly overhauled with the latest developments in television production tools and technology

    * Focuses on the latest equipment, delivery methods, and convergence of digital technology

    * Detailed teaching ancillaries are available for instructors


    This practical guide to professional TV and video production techniques covers both the technical operations of camera work, lighting methods, and sound treatment as well as production crafts such as scenic design and make-up. The 13th edition covers digital recording and editing processes, computer based desktop video equipment, and virtual sets. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)