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Filming the fantastic : a guide to visual effects cinematography

Author: Mark Sawicki
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Focal Press, ©2007.
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A guide to visual effects cinematography that empowers you to plan out and execute visual effects shots on a budget, without falling into the common pitfall of using high-end computer graphics to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sawicki, Mark.
Filming the fantastic.
Oxford : Focal, 2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Sawicki
ISBN: 0240809157 9780240809151
OCLC Number: 795233766
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 294 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Forced Perspective; Latent Image Matte Painting; Stop Motion and Dynamation; Film and the Photochemical Process; Motion Picture Formats and the Optical Process; Digital Scanning and Recording/Digital Compositing Methods; Cinema and Shooting Elements; Blue and Green Screen Practical Examples; Motion Control vs. Tracking; Creating and Shooting Miniatures; Miniatures vs. Computer Graphics; Shooting Elements: Fire, Explosions, Snow, Bubbles, etc.; Planning for Fixes; Personalities and the Work Environment; Glossary
Other Titles: Guide to visual effects cinematography
Responsibility: Mark Sawicki.


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"An extremely knowledge book, this is for sure a must have volume for filmmakers. I would say even if you have no intention of Fx work, the training is still essential to working with your hired Read more...

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