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The documentary moviemaking course : the starter guide to documentary filmmaking

by Lindenmuth, Kevin J., 1965-

Format: Print Book 2010
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Monroeville Public Library Non-fiction 791.43602 LINDENMUTH
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Non-fiction
 
Call Number  791.43602 LINDENMUTH
 
 
Summary
Documentary films produced for television, DVD, and movie theater distribution far outnumber movies made in all other genres, which makes documentary filmmaking a wise choice for students pursuing careers in the cinematic arts. This illustration-filled book offers a self-teaching course in making documentaries, beginning with important advice on how to recognize, define, and research a theme that will ultimately become a movie's subject. Lessons that follow describe the equipment that filmmakers must either own or rent for shooting and editing, explain the journalistic and production processes required for identifying locations and interviewing subjects, and review the cinematic and editing skills that budding filmmakers must master. The Documentary Moviemaking Course covers all practical filmmaking details, including--
Equipment and format Funding and budgeting Pre-production Shooting Editing and post-production Publicity and Distribution
The enlightening and instructive text is supplemented with more than 350 illustrations.
Contents
Finding a subject and style
Equipment and tape format
Pre-production
Shooting and coverage
Editing and post-production
Publicity and distribution

Additional Information
Subjects Documentary films -- Production and direction.
Documentary films -- Distribution.
Documentary films -- Authorship.
Cinematography -- Equipment and supplies.
Publisher Hauppauge, N.Y. :Barron's,2010
Edition 1st ed. for North America.
Language English
Notes "A Quarto book"--T.p. verso.
Description 144 pages : color illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 144) and index.
ISBN 9780764145032
0764145037
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