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The video activist handbook

Author: Thomas Harding
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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'Buy it. Read it. Act on it. Your world will never be the same again.' Charles Secrett, Director, Friends of the Earth

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harding, Thomas, 1968-
Video activist handbook.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001002254
(OCoLC)46777386
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Harding
OCLC Number: 606589959
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 255 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 What is Video Activism? --
A brief history of video activism --
The camcorder revolution --
2 The Strategy of Video Activism --
Finding a purpose --
Types of video activist --
Comparing video strategies --
Hazards of the video activist approach --
3 Equipment --
Finding a camcorder --
The basic kit --
Choosing a camcorder --
Sound equipment --
Advanced video equipment --
Looking after your equipment --
Powering up in difficult places --
4 Getting Started --
The psychology of videoing in public --
Getting good images --
Getting good sound --
Teach yourself to video in four easy steps --
Your first day of serious videoing --
Getting better --
5 Witness Video --
Legal Work --
Types of witness video --
Working with the legal system --
Appearing in court --
Endurance --
Issues of security --
Videoing covertly --
Countervideoing --
6 Supplying Footage to Television News --
Why supply footage to television news? --
What is television news looking for? --
Problems and issues --
Tactics for supplying news footage --
The sale --
7 Television Beyond the News --
Other ways of supplying footage to television --
Producing a video news release --
Archive sales to television --
Becoming a professional documentary-maker --
8 Producing a Campaign Video --
Types of campaign video --
The process --
Preparation and research --
Shooting --
9 Editing a Campaign Video --
Activist editing --
Timecode and counter numbers explained --
The editing process --
Types of editing --
Problems and pitfalls --
10 Campaign Screenings --
Types of screening --
Screening strategies --
Screening equipment --
11 Other Distribution Outlets --
Community terrestrial broadcast --
Cable --
Video letters --
Catalogues --
Video magazines --
CD-ROM --
The World Wide Web --
12 Training Video Activists --
Types of video activist training --
Issues and problems --
Training strategies --
Training schedules --
Resources --
Recomnmended reading --
Video activist organisations --
Television station newsdesks --
Video activist festivals --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Thomas Harding.

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'The global protest movement is growing because activists are learning to tell their own stories, to capture their triumphs on tape, and share them with others around the world. This book is about Read more...

 
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