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Directing on camera

Harris Watts

Directing on camera

a checklist of video and film technique

by Harris Watts

  • 357 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Aavo Media in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHarris Watts.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22393849M
    ISBN 100950758221
    OCLC/WorldCa27377774

    CHAPTER 1 Introduction When any event is recorded by a camera that image is stylized. The very act of photography reduces our three-dimensional world to a world of two dimensions. - Selection from Directing Single Camera Drama [Book].   So first things first. Directing is about DOING the job - it's hard to get very good at it by sitting by one's self and reading a book or even taking a class. Even a great class. Directing is a collision-based learning system. You've got a piece of text, some actors, designers, and technicians, a.

    Directing Single Camera Drama. Oxford: Taylor and Francis, © Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: ' Directors in other spheres of directing who wish to move into single camera drama will find this book invaluable. CHAPTER 5 Cinematography– what the director needs to know about it When I was teaching film direction for BBC Television I was often amazed at how few of the student - Selection from Directing Single Camera Drama [Book].

    Extreme low or high angles have to be justified by the essence of the moment that must be conveyed while at the same time paying heed to the overall design and style of the film. However, before the camera rolls, the director should always set up the shot and check out any staging and camera movements that will occur.   Gil Bettman s new book, Directing the Camera, fills that void by teaching the elements of craft that contemporary directors use to give their films the visually dynamic look preferred by audiences today. The first half of this book is devoted to teaching a systemised approach that can be used to design the very best moving shot for any dialogue /5(15).


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When I came on board the first thing I did was read Richard Balls’s biography, and Paul Viragh, the writer, had written out a list of ideas of where the film might go. Of course, learning camera and cinematography is its own beast — often a life-long pursuit. Sure it may take you a few years to get comfortable with on-camera directing, but if you have time, and if it’s fun, and if you have a steady income from your “day job,” then I think you meet all the pre-requisites to START LEARNING.

Directing your crew. As a director, it’s important to know how the camera works and the types of shots you want to use. This helps with explaining to your crew how you want your shots to look. The director will normally choose a shot type that helps.

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I consulted this book before, during, and after my last film project, and it is certainly a book I will use again and again. — Bette Gordon Vice Chair and File Size: 5MB. If you only had to read one book on directing, read this one: Making Movies, by Sidney Lumet.

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