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Small Format Television Production

ISBN-10: 0205350976

ISBN-13: 9780205350971

Edition: 6th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Ronald J. Compesi

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List price: $105.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
In the Field with Evening Magazine
The Changing Nature of Video Production
Production Uses of Portable Video Equipment
Video as a Medium of Communication
Technical Factors and Aesthetic Factors
Preproduction and Production Planning
Stages and Types of Production
Preproduction Planning
Production Planning
Video Basics: The Electronic Image and the Video Signal
Electronic Image Reproduction
Television Scanning: The NTSC and ATSC Standards
Video Signal Control
The Color Signal
Camera Performance Characteristics
Camera Viewfinder Systems
Camera Configurations
Color Plates
Operating the Portable Video Camcorder
The Basic System
Common Camcorder Camera Section Controls
VCR Section Controls and Inputs/Outputs
Power and Videotape
Camcorder System Setup
Audio and Video Connectors
Monitoring the Recording
Camera-Mounting Equipment
Carrying the Equipment
Video Recording
Helical Scan Recording
Control Track
Videotape Recording Formats
Compatibility
Types of Videocassette Recorders
Videotape
Other Video Recording Devices
Lenses and Visualization
Lenses
Lenses: Functions and Types
Zoom Lens Components
Zoom Lens Operation
Aperture Control and Depth of Field
Visualization and Composition
Aesthetics of Visual Composition
Camera Movement
Shooting to Edit
Subject-Camera Relationships
Lighting
Physical Factors of Lighting
Base Illumination
Contrast Range
Color
Lighting Equipment
Power Requirements
Controlling the Intensity of Light
Other Equipment
Lighting Safety
Aesthetic Factors
Modeling
Three-Point Lighting
Lighting Problems
Sound
Technical Factors
Sound in Video Field Production
Sound: Technical Bases
Microphone Characteristics
Camera-Mounted Microphones
External Microphones
Wired and Wireless Microphones
Recording Sound on a Portable Camcorder
Mixers
Standardized Recording Procedures
Monitoring Sound
Hints for Recording Good Sound
Special Problems
Equalizing and Filtering to Improve Sound Quality
Adding Sound to Prerecorded Videotape
Additional Sound Recording and Playback Devices
Sound Aesthetics
Types of Sound
Sound Perspective and Sound Presence
Constructing the Audio Portion of a Program
The Visual Impact of Microphones
Editing Aesthetics
Role of the Editor
Types of Editing
Continuity Editing
Dynamic Editing
Transitions and Effects
Sound in Editing
Getting Ready to Edit: Working with SMPTE Time Code and Postproduction Planning
SMPTE Time Code
Postproduction Planning
Copyright and Distribution
Linear, Cuts-Only Videotape Editing
Electronic Videotape Editing
Editing System Components
Cuts-Only Control Track Editing
Assemble and Insert Editing
Editing on a Cuts-Only System
A/B-Roll Editing and Additional Production System Components
A/B-Roll Editing
The Video Switcher
Signal Processing
Digital Nonlinear Video Editing
Desktop Video Production
Digital Nonlinear Video Editing
Components of a Nonlinear Video Editing System
The Process of Nonlinear Editing
Graphics and Design
Guiding Principles
Functional and Practical Factors
Sources of Graphics for Video
Computer-Based Video Graphics Systems
Integrating Graphics and Effects into a Video Production
Ethics and Video Production
Codes of Ethics
Public Interest Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters
Your Role as a Producer
Production Projects
Development of Videotape Recording
Measurement of Light Intensity
Guidelines and Information for Filming in San Francisco
U.S. Copyright Office Short Form PA
Digital Information and the Metric System
Glossary
Bibliography
Index