Basic Studio Directing (Paperback)

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All studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programmes or light entertainment. Learning the ropes on air can be costly: this book gives you all the practical and technical guidance you need to deliver a trouble free programme.
Starting with an emphasis on the skills that make a good director, the essential day to day know-how is outlined - from different presentation formats to the roles of the production team, camera technology, composition, lighting, digital video, chroma key, make-up and wardrobe. Whether you are a student or practitioner wishing to sharpen up your technique, this manual is an excellent guide to the technology and skills required.
This book:
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Contents:
Networks * Cameras and Pictures * Pre-Production * Cutting and Combining Pictures * The Studio Team * Interviews * Magazines * Script Layouts * Electronic Newsrooms * Practical Directing * Communications * Directors Technology * Dealing with Problems.
Rod Fairweather is a freelance director and has worked for companies such as SKY TV, GMTV, ITN and MTV Europe. He conducts training courses on directing all over the world including Singapore, India and Australia.
A good introductory text in a handy concise format
Gives the reader a complete overview - essential knowledge for directing
A clever combination of theory and practice, technical data and intuitive skill

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780240515250
SKU 30360034
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0240515250
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 6L x 0.5T
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Editors Note All studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programs or light entertainment. This book offers a complete introduction to studio directing techniques. Rod Fairweather has a great deal of directing experience for SKY TV, GMTV and MTV Europe and a wealth of training experience particularly in Singapore and India. In this book he sets down his knowledge in a concise and simple manner. Starting with an emphasis on the skills that make a good director, he goes on to explain the necessary technical day to day knowledge that you will need to know - from different presentation formats to introducing the production team, camera technology, composition, lighting, digital video, chroma key, make-up and wardrobe. A handy, concise format with plenty of illustration this is a book that any aspiring director should not be without!
Editors Note 1 All studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programmes or light entertainment. Learning the ropes on air can be costly: this book gives you all the practical and technical guidance you need to deliver a trouble free programme.||All studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programmes or light entertainment. Learning the ropes on air can be costly: this book gives you all the practical and technical guidance you need to deliver a trouble free programme.Starting with an emphasis on the skills that make a good director, the essential day to day know-how is outlined - from different presentation formats to the roles of the production team, camera technology, composition, lighting, digital video, chroma key, make-up and wardrobe. Whether you are a student or practitioner wishing to sharpen up your technique, this manual is an excellent guide to the technology and skills required.This book:· Provides essential day to day information in one handy source · Offers a combination of theory and practice, technical data and intuitive skill· Is an excellent introductory text for anyone embarking on a career in directingContents:Networks * Cameras and Pictures * Pre-Production * Cutting and Combining Pictures * The Studio Team * Interviews * Magazines * Script Layouts * Electronic Newsrooms * Practical Directing * Communications * Directors Technology * Dealing with Problems.Rod Fairweather is a freelance director and has worked for companies such as SKY TV, GMTV, ITN and MTV Europe. He conducts training courses on directing all over the world including Singapore, India and Australia.A good introductory text in a handy concise formatGives the reader a complete overview - essential knowledge for directingA clever combination of theory and practice, technical data and intuitive skill
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0192
Publisher Focal Press
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