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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 40 new and published books in the subject of Cinematography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 2nd 2014 by Focal Press

  2. Digital Cinematography

    Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows

    By David Stump

    With the shift from film to digital, a new view of the future of cinematography has emerged. Today’s successful cinematographer must be equal parts artist, technician, and business-person. The cinematographer needs to master the arts of lighting, composition, framing and other aesthetic...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Focal Press

  3. Cinema Raw

    Shooting and Color Grading with the Ikonoskop, Digital Bolex, and Blackmagic Cinema Cameras

    By Kurt Lancaster

    With the next generation of raw cinema cameras you can finally shoot professionally with uncompressed raw motion pictures—without compromising your image or your budget. In Cinema Raw: Shooting and Color Grading with the Ikonoskop, Digital Bolex, and Blackmagic Cinema Cameras, Lancaster takes you...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Focal Press

  4. Materialist Film

    By Peter Gidal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    A polemical introduction to the avant-garde and experimental in film (including making and viewing), Materialist Film is a highly original, thought-provoking book. Thirty-seven short chapters work through a series of concepts which will enable the reader to deal imaginatively with the contradictory...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Camera Assistant's Manual

    6th Edition

    By David E. Elkins, SOC

    Excel as an Assistant Cameraman (AC) in today’s evolving film industry with this updated classic. Learn what to do—and what NOT to do—during production and get the job done right the first time. The Camera Assistant’s Manual, Sixth Edition covers the basics of cinematography and provides you with...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Focal Press

  6. Moviemaking with your Camera Field Guide

    The essential guide to shooting video with HDSLRs and digital cameras

    By Olivia Speranza

    Unknowingly, photographers are already trained in many of the key skills behind great cinematography—not least the arts of lighting and composition. Now, with the advent of high-definition video recording capabilities, the cameras have finally caught up. The Moviemaking With Your Camera Field...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Focal Press

  7. DSLR Cinema

    Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras, 2nd Edition

    By Kurt Lancaster

    Large sensor video cameras (DSLRs) offer filmmakers an affordable, high-quality image previously impossible without high-end cinema cameras. These video-capable DSLR cameras have revolutionized filmmaking, documentary production, journalism, television, and even Hollywood cinema. This book empowers...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Focal Press

  8. The Steadicam® Operator's Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Jerry Holway, Laurie Hayball

    Both informational and inspirational, THE STEADICAM® OPERATOR'S HANDBOOK is the number one comprehensive guide to becoming a successful owner and operator of the Steadicam. Packed with interviews and instruction by the world’s premier Steadicam professionals, this book will get you up and running...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Focal Press

  9. Dominando Técnicas Multicâmera

    By Mitch Jacobson

    From a basic two-camera interview to an elaborate 26 camera HD concert film, this comprehensive guide presents a platform-agnostic approach to the essential techniques required to set up and edit a multi-camera project. Actual case studies are used to examine specific usages of multi-camera editing...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Focal Press

  10. Shooting Movies Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot

    Becoming a Cinematographer

    By Jack Anderson

    Shooting Movies is the book for all those film enthusiasts who can't get on a professional set or can't undertake studies at an expensive film school. The book approaches the subject of cinematography from a "hands-on, in the trenches? viewpoint, as though the reader were an apprentice on the set....

    Published August 19th 2011 by Focal Press