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Developing and Maintaining a Design-Tech Portfolio

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ISBN-10: 024080712X

ISBN-13: 9780240807126

Edition: 2006 (Movie Tie-In)

Authors: Rafael Jaen

List price: $40.95
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This book is a practical guide to aid in the process of creating, developing and presenting successful Theatre/TV/Film design/technology portfolios in the fields of scenery, costumes, lighting and sound. The book will consist of four sections or chapters. The first section is dedicated to the realization of effective portfolio showcases and it will identify materials and techniques used to produce them. This chapter will also identify specific requirements by discipline including scenery, costumes, lighting and sound and will cover the different portfolio requirements to apply for graduate school, jobs in the field, professional organizations and for promotional purposes. The second section is dedicated to the development and use of digital portfolios and it will look at the different software used in this area. The third chapter is about presentation and marketing and it will describe how to develop personal presentation techniques, resume, business card, and web pages. Finally, the fourth section offers key information in regards to the maintenance and updating of portfolios. Each chapter will feature real samples from the professional field and a page of dos and donts with comments from experts in each design-tech discipline. * Contains specific guidelines about work layout techniques for Design and Technology Portfolios (for Theatre, Film and TV) * Added comments (dos and donts) from many professionals in the field as well as tips on personal presentation during (job and/or college) interviews * Includes detail lists of recommended best supplies to put a portfolio together and vendor sources
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 9/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100

Putting a Portfolio Together
Introduction to the DigitalPortfolio
Presenting and Marketing Your Portfolio
Portfolio Maintenance and NExt Steps Guide
Appendix: Resource List