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Grammar of the shot

Author: Roy Thompson; Christopher J Bowen
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Focal Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Learn how to use the basic "grammar" of making films and videos in Grammar of the Shot! This book shows you in no uncertain terms what you absolutely need to know to put together your own film or video, shot by shot. Whether you are just learning how to frame a shot or if you just need a refresher, this book gives you a basic toolkit of how to build a successful visual story that flows smoothly. Grammar of the Shot  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thompson, Roy.
Grammar of the shot.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Focal Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009419070
(OCoLC)280389952
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Thompson; Christopher J Bowen
ISBN: 9780080927053 008092705X 9780240521213 0240521218
OCLC Number: 352928223
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource ([xi], 219 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Grammar of the Shot; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One --
The Shot and How to Frame It; Chapter Two --
The Art of Composition; Chapter Three --
Composition --
Beyond the Basics; Chapter Four --
Putting Your Shots Together: Prethinking the Editing Process; Chapter Five --
Dynamic Shots --
Talent and Camera in Motion; Chapter Six --
Working Practices and General Guidelines; Chapter Seven --
In Conclusion; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Roy Thompson, Christopher J. Bowen.

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Teaches how to use the basic 'grammar' of making films and videos. This book explains the visual language of filmmaking. It takes you from the basic shape of a shot, to different types to shots, to  Read more...

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