Master Handbook of Video Production by Jerry Whitaker

Master Handbook of Video Production

byJerry Whitaker

Paperback | February 22, 2002

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You don't need an engineering degree to succeed in video production. In this book, video expert Jerry Whitaker shows you production from the inside out, from studio lighting to creating post-production special effects.

The Art of Video Production

Perfect for anyone who wants to build skills in the fast-growing field of digital video production, and produce video for TV, HDTV, movies, the Internet, or any other application, "Master Handbook of Video Production shows you how to--

* Select, install, and work with digital equipment
* Understand MPEG video compression
* Design video production centers
* Master standard-definition and high-definition production
* Assess bandwidth, scanning, and resolution issues
* Optimize use of video computer graphics, time code, and archiving
* Master video switching, timing, and distribution
* Achieve the highest production values in video and high-definition video

About The Author

Jerry C. Whitaker is Technical Director of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), Washington, DC. He was previously President of Technical Press, a consulting company based in the San Jose (CA) area. Mr. Whitaker has been involved in various aspects of the electronics industry for over 25 years, with specialization in comm...
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Title:Master Handbook of Video ProductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7.1 × 1.08 inPublished:February 22, 2002Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071382461

ISBN - 13:9780071382465

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Production Facility Design

Chapter 2: The Physical Nature of Sound

Chapter 3: Criteria for Acceptability of Acoustical Performance

Chapter 4: Sound Isolation

Chapter 5: Production Standards for High-Definition Video

Chapter 6: DTV-Related Raster-Scanning Standards

Chapter 7: Production Format Considerations

Chapter 8: Fiber Optic Devices and Systems

Chapter 9: Sync Generation and Distribution

Chapter 10: Video Signal Distribution

Chapter 11: Video Signal Processing

Chapter 12: Switching Systems for Signal Routing and Distribution

Chapter 13: Video Production Switching

Chapter 14: Studio Communications

Chapter 15: Staging and Lighting

Chapter 16: Video Tape Recording

Chapter 17: Magnetic Tape

Chapter 18: Motion Picture Film

Chapter 19: Film/Video Equipment

Chapter 20: Facility Infrastructure Issues

Chapter 21: Equipment Rack Enclosures and Devices

Chapter 22: Wiring Practices

Subject Index

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