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Directing the documentary

Author: Michael Rabiger
Publisher: Amsterdam : Focal Press/Elsevier, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Containing practical advice on different stages of documentary film production, this book covers the methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use in the process of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rabiger
ISBN: 9780240810898 0240810899
OCLC Number: 756956429
Description: xii, 660 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: BOOK ONE: FUNDAMENTALS PART I You and Your Ideas Chapter 1 The Director's Role Chapter 2 Recognizing Your Artistic Identity Chapter 3 Developing Your Story Ideas Chapter 4 Proposing and Pitching a Short Documentary PART II: Documentaries and Film Language Chapter 5 Documentary Language Chapter 6 Elements and Grammar PART III: Preproduction Chapter 7 Research Chapter 8 Developing a Crew PART IV: Production Chapter 9 Camera Equipment Chapter 10 Lighting Chapter 11 Location Sound Chapter 12 Directing PART V: Postproduction Chapter 13 Editing: From Start to Viewing the First Assembly Chapter 14 Editing: The Process of Refinement Chapter 15 Editing: From Fine Cut To Sound Mix Chapter 16 Titles and Acknowledgments BOOK TWO: ADVANCED ISSUES Part VI: Documentary Aesthetics Chapter 17 Point of View Chapter 18 Time, Development, And Structure Chapter 19 Form, Control, and Style Chapter 20 Reenactment, Reconstruction, and Docudrama PART VII: Advanced Production Issues 7A: Preproduction Chapter 21 Advanced Research Chapter 22 Values, Ethics, And Choices Chapter 23 The Advanced Documentary Proposal Chapter 24 Preparing To Direct 7B: Production Chapter 25 Optics Chapter 26 Cameras and Camera Equipment Chapter 27 Location Sound Chapter 28 Organization, Crew, and Procedures Chapter 29 Advanced Directing Chapter 30 Conducting and Shooting Interviews 7C: Postproduction Chapter 31 From Transcript To Film Script Chapter 32 Creating Narration Chapter 33 Using Music and Working with a Composer Chapter 34 Editing: Refinements and Structural Problems PART VIII Education and Starting Your Career Chapter 35 Education Chapter 36 From Film School To Film Industry Glossary Index
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