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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 38 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. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2013 by Focal Press

  3. 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 11th 2012 by Focal Press

  4. 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 25th 2012 by Focal Press

  5. 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 September 30th 2012 by Focal Press

  6. 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 3rd 2011 by Focal Press

  7. FilmCraft: Cinematography

    By Tim Grierson, Mike Goodridge

    The first in the FilmCraft Series, this beautiful book covers the complex craft of cinematography through discussions with notable cinematographers, like Vittorio Storaro and Christopher Doyle. With stills, photos from the sets, and in-depth exploration of both iconic and contemporary...

    Published November 2nd 2011 by Focal Press

  8. 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 18th 2011 by Focal Press

  9. Cinematography: Theory and Practice

    Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors, 2nd Edition

    By Blain Brown

    There's more to being a DP than holding a light meter! With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery. A...

    Published July 17th 2011 by Focal Press

  10. Voice & Vision

    A Creative Approach to Narrative Film and DV Production, 2nd Edition

    By Mick Hurbis-Cherrier, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier

    Voice & Vision is a comprehensive manual for the independent filmmakers and film students who want a solid grounding in the tools, techniques, and processes of narrative film in order to achieve their artistic vision. This book includes essential and detailed information on relevant film and...

    Published June 27th 2011 by Focal Press