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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 374 new and published books in the subject of Filmmaking and Postproduction — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Green Screen Handbook

    Real-World Production Techniques, 2nd Edition

    By Jeff Foster

    The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a comprehensive how-to manual that walks you through the many integral techniques required in preproduction, production, and postproduction to use green screen effectively. Step-by-step instruction and time-saving tips cover matting and keying basics;...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Focal Press

  2. The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X

    2nd Edition

    By Rick Young

    Master invaluable workflow tips that will allow you to tap into the full power of Final Cut Pro X and achieve results quickly, regardless of your skill level. Rick Young’s Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X, Second Edition is the ultimate mentor for getting up and running with Apple’s professional...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Focal Press

  3. Modern Post

    Workflows and Techniques for Digital Filmmakers

    By Scott Arundale, Tashi Trieu

    With the shift from film to digital, today’s filmmakers are empowered by an arsenal of powerful, creative options with which to tell their story. Modern Post examines and demystifies these tools and workflows and demonstrates how these decisions can empower your storytelling. Using non-technical...

    Published October 16th 2014 by Focal Press

  4. The Filmmaker’s Guide to Digital Imaging

    for Cinematographers, Digital Imaging Technicians, and Camera Assistants

    By Blain Brown

    It’s a whole new world for cinematographers, camera assistants, and postproduction artists. New equipment, new methods, and new technologies have to be learned and mastered. New roles such as that of the DIT (Digital Imaging Technician), Digital Loader, and Data Manager are integral to today’s...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Focal Press

  5. Planning and Designing the IP Broadcast Facility

    A New Puzzle to Solve

    By Gary Olson

    The transition to computer-based technologies and file-based workflows is one of the most significant changes the broadcast and production industry has seen. Media is produced for multiple delivery platforms: Over the Air, Over the Top, large screen displays, cable, satellite, web, digital signage,...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Focal Press

  6. After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite

    3D Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Using CINEWARE

    By Chris Jackson

    One of the most exciting new features in After Effects is the integration of Cinema 4D using the CINEWARE plug-in and a free version of Cinema 4D Lite. Both provide a wide assortment of new 3D tools and options that are difficult or nearly impossible to achieve in After Effects alone. This book...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Focal Press

  7. Music Editing for Film and Television

    The Art and the Process

    By Steven Saltzman

    Making music for the movies is a complicated, involved, and challenging process. Music Editing for Film and Television covers the practical skills needed to successfully hone your craft. Through an overview of the music editing process, this book will equip you with detailed techniques to solve...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Focal Press

  8. The Art Direction Handbook for Film & Television

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Rizzo

    In this new and expanded edition of The Art Direction Handbook, author Michael Rizzo now covers art direction for television, in addition to updated coverage of film design. This comprehensive, professional manual details the set-up of the art department and the day-to-day job duties: scouting for...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Focal Press

  9. The VES Handbook of Visual Effects

    Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Susan Zwerman, Jeffrey A. Okun

    The award-winning VES Handbook of Visual Effects remains the most complete guide to visual effects techniques and best practices available today. This new edition has been updated to include the latest, industry-standard techniques, technologies, and workflows that are ever-evolving in the fast...

    Published August 24th 2014 by Focal Press

  10. Directing the Documentary

    6th Edition

    By Michael Rabiger

    Directing the Documentary, Sixth Edition is the definitive book on the form, offering time-tested principles to help you master the craft. Ideal for documentary courses as well as aspiring and established documentary filmmakers, this book has it all, with in-depth lessons and insider perspectives...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Focal Press