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Video Basics 4 With Infotrac

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780534612450

ISBN10:
0534612458
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/23/2003
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

Part I: PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND PEOPLE. 1. The Production Process. 2. The Production Team: Who Does What When? Part II: IMAGE CREATION: DIGITAL VIDEO AND CAMERA. 3. Image Formation and Digital Video. 4. The Video Camera. 5. Operating the Camera. 6. Looking Through the Viewfinder. Part III: IMAGE CREATION: LIGHT, SOUND, GRAPHICS, AND EFFECTS. 7. Light, Color, and Lighting. 8. Audio and Sound Control. 9. Graphics and Effects. Part IV: IMAGE CONTROL: SWITCHING, RECORDING, AND EDITING. 10. Switcher and Switching. 11. Video Recording. 12. Postproduction: Linear and Nonlinear Editing. 13. Editing Principles. Part V: PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT: STUDIO, FIELD, AND SYNTHETIC. 14. Production Environment: The Studio. 15. Production Environment: Field and Computer-Generated. Part VI: PRODUCTION CONTROL: TALENT AND DIRECTING. 16. Talent, Clothing, and Makeup. 17. Putting It All Together: Directing.

Table of Contents

About the Author xvi
Preface xvii
Part I Production: Processes and People
1(32)
The Production Process
2(14)
Effect-To-Cause Production Model
4(8)
Basic Idea
5(1)
Desired Effect: Defined Process Message and Angle
6(2)
Cause: Medium Requirements
8(2)
Real Effect: Actual Process Message
10(1)
Evaluation
10(2)
Generating Ideas
12(4)
Brainstorming
12(1)
Clustering
13(3)
The Production Team: Who Does What When?
16(17)
Production Teams
18(4)
Preproduction Team
18(2)
Production Team
20(1)
Postproduction Team
20(2)
Passing the Buck
22(4)
Taking and Sharing Responsibility
26(2)
Production Schedule
28(5)
Interview Time Line
28(1)
Production Schedule: May 7---Interview (Studio 1)
29(4)
Part II Image Creation: Digital Video and Camera
33(82)
Image Formation and Digital Video
34(12)
Basic Image Formation
35(5)
Scanning Process
36(2)
Digital HDTV Scanning Systems
38(1)
Flat-Panel Screens
39(1)
What Is Digital?
40(2)
The Difference Between Analog and Digital
40(2)
Why Digital?
42(4)
Picture Quality in Dubs
42(1)
Compression
42(2)
Picture and Sound Manipulation
44(2)
The Video Camera
46(20)
Basic Camera Function and Elements
47(9)
Function
47(2)
Lens
49(4)
Beam Splitter
53(1)
Imaging Device
53(2)
Viewfinder
55(1)
Types of Cameras
56(10)
Studio Cameras
56(2)
Field Cameras
58(1)
HDTV Cameras
58(1)
ENG/EFP Cameras and Camcorders
58(3)
Camcorders
61(2)
Connectors
63(1)
What's the Difference?
63(3)
Operating the Camera
66(24)
Basic Camera Movements
68(3)
Camera Mounts and How to Use Them
71(11)
Handheld and Shoulder-Mounted Camera
71(3)
Tripod-Supported Camera
74(3)
Studio Pedestal
77(2)
Special Camera Mounts
79(3)
Operational Features
82(4)
White-balancing
82(1)
Focusing
83(2)
Shutter Speed
85(1)
Zooming
85(1)
General Guidelines
86(4)
Checklist: Camcorders and ENG/EFP Cameras
86(1)
Checklist: Studio Cameras
87(3)
Looking Through the Viewfinder
90(25)
Framing a Shot
92(13)
Aspect Ratio
92(1)
Field of View
92(2)
Vectors
94(2)
Composition
96(6)
Psychological Closure
102(3)
Manipulating Picture Depth
105(4)
Defining the Z-axis
105(1)
Lenses and Z-axis Length
106(1)
Lenses and Depth of Field
107(1)
Lenses and Z-axis Speed
108(1)
Controlling Camera and Object Motion
109(6)
Controlling Camera Movement and Zooms
109(2)
Controlling Object Motion
111(4)
Part III Image Creation: Light, Sound, Graphics, and Effects
115(88)
Light, Color, and Lighting
116(34)
Light
118(3)
Types of Light
118(1)
Light Intensity
118(1)
Contrast
119(1)
Measuring Illumination
120(1)
Shadows
121(4)
Attached Shadows
121(3)
Cast Shadows
124(1)
Falloff
124(1)
Color
125(3)
Additive and Subtractive Color Mixing
126(1)
Color Television Receiver and Generated Colors
126(1)
Color Temperature and White-Balancing
127(1)
Lighting Instruments
128(8)
Spotlights
128(4)
Floodlights
132(2)
Special-Purpose Spotlights and Floodlights
134(2)
Lighting Techniques
136(14)
Operation of Lights
136(1)
Checklist: Lighting Safety
136(1)
Studio Lighting
137(5)
Field Lighting
142(5)
Guidelines: Field Lighting
147(3)
Audio and Sound Control
150(34)
Sound Pickup Principle
152(1)
Microphones
153(13)
How Well Mics Can Hear: Sound Pickup
153(2)
How Mics Are Made
155(1)
How Mics Are Used
156(10)
Sound Control
166(8)
Audio Mixer
166(4)
Audio Console
170(2)
Cables and Patch Panel
172(2)
Sound Recording
174(4)
Analog Recording Equipment
174(2)
Digital Recording Equipment
176(2)
Synthesized Sound
178(1)
Sound Aesthetics
179(5)
Context
179(1)
Figure-Ground
179(1)
Perspective
180(1)
Continuity
180(1)
Energy
181(3)
Graphics and Effects
184(19)
Principles of Graphics
186(4)
Aspect Ratio
186(1)
Essential Area
186(2)
Readability
188(1)
Color
188(1)
Animated Graphics
189(1)
Style
190(1)
Standard Electronic Video Effects
190(6)
Superimposition
190(1)
Key
191(3)
Wipe
194(2)
Digital Effects
196(7)
Digital Image Manipulation Equipment
196(1)
Common Digital Video Effects
197(2)
Synthetic Image Creation
199(4)
Part IV Image Control: Switching, Recording, and Editing
203(88)
Switcher and Switching
204(16)
Production Switcher
205(2)
Switcher Layout
207(2)
Program Bus
207(1)
Mix Bus
208(1)
Preview Bus
208(1)
Multifunction Switcher
209(3)
Program Bus
209(1)
Preview, or Preset, Bus
210(1)
Key Bus
211(1)
Delegation Controls
211(1)
Switcher Operation
212(8)
Working the Program Bus: Cuts-Only
212(1)
Working the Mix Buses: Cuts
213(1)
Working the Mix Buses: Dissolves
214(1)
Working the Effects Bus: Wipes
215(1)
Working the Key Bus: Keys
216(2)
Working the Downstream Keyer
218(1)
Chroma Keying
218(1)
Special Effects
218(2)
Video Recording
220(22)
Videotape-Recording Systems
221(9)
Tape- and Disk-Based Recording Systems
222(1)
Basic Videotape Tracks
222(2)
Composite, Y/C Component, and RGB Component Systems
224(2)
Types of Videotape Recorders
226(1)
Time Base Corrector
226(3)
Tape Format and Quality
229(1)
Videotape-Recording Process
230(6)
The ``Before'' Checklist
230(2)
The ``During'' Checklist
232(3)
The ``After'' Checklist
235(1)
Nonlinear Storage Systems
236(2)
Computer Disks
236(1)
Video Server
237(1)
Electronic Still Store System
237(1)
Read/Write Optical Discs
237(1)
Use of Video Recording
238(4)
Multimedia
238(1)
Interactive Video
238(4)
Postproduction: Linear and Nonlinear Editing
242(28)
Postproduction Editing
243(15)
Linear Editing Systems
244(9)
Nonlinear Editing Systems
253(2)
Nonlinear Editing Procedures
255(3)
Postproduction Preparations
258(6)
Production Tips to Make Postproduction Easier
260(4)
Off-Line and On-Line Editing
264(6)
Off-Line Editing Procedures
265(1)
On-Line Editing Procedures
266(4)
Editing Principles
270(21)
Editing Purpose
271(1)
Editing Functions
272(1)
Combine
272(1)
Condense
272(1)
Correct
273(1)
Build
273(1)
Aesthetic Principles of Continuity Editing
273(14)
Mental Map
274(3)
Vectors
277(4)
On- and Off-screen Positions
281(6)
Aesthetic Principles of Complexity Editing
287(4)
Intensifying an Event
287(2)
Supplying Meaning
289(2)
Part V Production Environment: Studio, Field, and Synthetic
291(46)
Production Environment: The Studio
292(26)
Video Production Studio
294(4)
Physical Layout
294(2)
Major Installations
296(2)
Studio Control Room
298(4)
Image Control
298(4)
Sound Control
302(1)
Master Control
302(2)
Studio Support Areas
304(1)
Scenery and Property Storage
304(1)
Makeup
304(1)
Scenery, Properties, and Set Dressings
305(5)
Scenery
305(4)
Properties
309(1)
Set Dressings
310(1)
Set Design
310(8)
Process Message
310(1)
Floor Plan
311(2)
Prop List
313(1)
Using the Floor Plan for Setup
313(1)
Evaluating the Floor Plan
314(4)
Production Environment: Field and Computer-Generated
318(19)
Electronic News Gathering
320(2)
News Gathering
320(1)
Transmission
320(2)
Electronic Field Production
322(9)
Preproduction: Remote Survey
322(1)
Production: Shooting
323(3)
Checklist: Field Production Equipment
326(5)
Postproduction: Wrap-up
331(1)
Big Remotes
331(2)
Synthetic Environments
333(4)
Computer-Generated Settings
333(1)
Virtual Reality
334(1)
Computer-Controlled Environments
334(3)
Part VI Production Control: Talent and Directing
337(53)
Talent, Clothing, and Makeup
338(20)
Performing Techniques
340(10)
Performer and Camera
340(2)
Audio and Lighting
342(1)
Timing and Prompting
343(7)
Acting Techniques
350(2)
Environment and Audience
350(1)
Close-ups
351(1)
Repeating Action
352(1)
Auditions
352(1)
Clothing
353(1)
Texture and Detail
353(1)
Color
353(1)
Makeup
354(4)
Technical Requirements
355(1)
Materials
355(3)
Putting It All Together: Directing
358(32)
Revisiting the Effect-To-Cause Model
360(8)
Script Formats
361(7)
Visualization
368(1)
Preparing for a Multicamera Studio Production
369(6)
Control Room Directing
375(10)
Terminology
376(3)
Time Line
379(1)
Rehearsals
380(2)
Directing the Multicamera Show
382(3)
Single-Camera Directing
385(5)
Interview
385(1)
Documentary
386(1)
Drama
386(4)
Epilogue 390(1)
Glossary 391(11)
Index 402(8)
Photo Credits 410


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