Sight, Sound, Motion Applied Media Aesthetics

ISBN-10: 0534526772

ISBN-13: 9780534526771

Edition: 3rd 1999

Authors: Herbert Zettl

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This book describes the major aesthetic image elements - light and colour, space, time-motion, and sound - and how they are used in television and film. It provides comprehensive coverage of aesthetic theory and inclusion of visuals and examples.
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Book details

List price: $120.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/13/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 436
Size: 9.06" wide x 11.42" long
Weight: 2.596

Herbert Zettl is a professor emeritus of the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Department at San Francisco State University (SFSU). While at San Francisco State University, he headed the Institute of International Media Communication and received the California State Legislature Distinguished Teaching Award and, from the Broadcast Education Association, the Distinguished Education Service Award. Prior to joining the SFSU faculty, Zettl worked at KOVR (Stockton-Sacramento) and as a producer-director at KPIX, the CBS affiliate in San Francisco. While at KPIX, he participated in a variety of CBS and NBC network television productions. Because of his outstanding contributions to the television profession, he was elected to the prestigious Silver Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), Northern California Chapter. He also is a member of the Broadcast Legends of the NATAS, Northern California Chapter. Zettl has authored VIDEO BASICS, VIDEO BASICS WORKBOOK, TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK, and SIGHT SOUND MOTION, which are translated into several languages and published internationally. His numerous articles on television production and media aesthetics have appeared in major media journals worldwide. He has lectured extensively on both subjects at universities and professional broadcast institutions both nationally and internationally. Zettl developed an interactive DVD-ROM, ZETTL'S VIDEOLAB 4.0, published by Wadsworth Cengage, a part of Cengage Learning. His previous CD-ROM version won several prestigious awards, among them the Macromedia People's Choice Award, the New Media Invision Gold Medal for Higher Education, and Invision Silver Medals in the categories of Continuing Education and Use of Video.

Prologuep. 1
Applied Media Aestheticsp. 2
The First Aesthetic Field: Lightp. 16
Structuring the First Aesthetic Field: Lightingp. 32
The Extended First Field: Colorp. 46
Structuring Color: Function and Compositionp. 62
The Two-Dimensional Field: Areap. 72
The Two-Dimensional Field: Forces Within the Screenp. 88
Structuring the Two-Dimensional Field: Interplay of Screen Forcesp. 114
The Three-Dimensional Field: Depth and Volumep. 140
Structuring the Three-Dimensional Field: Building Screen Volumep. 164
Building Screen Space: Visualizationp. 182
The Four-Dimensional Field: Timep. 206
The Four-Dimensional Field: Motionp. 224
Structuring the Four-Dimensional Field: Timing and Principal Motionsp. 244
Structuring the Four-Dimensional Field: Continuity Editingp. 264
Structuring the Four-Dimensional Field: Complexity Editingp. 290
The Five-Dimensional Field: Soundp. 306
Structuring the Five-Dimensional Field: Sound Structures and Sound/Picture Combinationsp. 326
Epiloguep. 359
Glossaryp. 361
Bibliographyp. 377
Photo Creditsp. 389
Indexp. 391
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