Video Basics by Herbert ZettlVideo Basics by Herbert Zettl

Video Basics

byHerbert Zettl

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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Herbert Zettl draws on his expertise and field experience to bring you the seventh edition of VIDEO BASICS, the handiest and most authoritative, current, and technically accurate student guide to video production available. Meeting the need for a briefer book, this text distills comprehensive video instruction so that it can be covered in a single semester. The book moves students from video concepts and processes to production tools and techniques and, finally, to the production environment (studio and field, inside and outside) and its effects. A more conceptual framework leads students from the idea (what to create) to the image (how to create) on video.

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Title:Video BasicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 10 × 7.9 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1111344469

ISBN - 13:9781111344467

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Table of Contents

Part I: PRODUCTION: PROCESSES AND PEOPLE. 1. Production Process.2. Production Team: Who Does What When?Part II: IMAGE CREATION: DIGITAL VIDEO AND CAMERA. 3. Image Formation and Digital Video.4. Video Camera.5. Operating the Camera.6. Looking Through the Viewfinder.Part III: IMAGE CREATION: SOUND, LIGHT, GRAPHICS, AND EFFECTS. 7. Audio and Sound Control.8. Light, Color, and Lighting.9. Graphics and Effects.Part IV: IMAGE CONTROL: SWITCHING, RECORDING, AND EDITING.10. Switcher and Switching.11. Video Recording.12. Postproduction: Linear and Nonlinear Editing.13. Editing Principles.Part V: PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT: STUDIO, FIELD, AND SYNTHETIC. 14. Production Environment: Studio.15. Production Environment: Field, and Synthetic.Part VI: PRODUCTION CONTROL: TALENT AND DIRECTING.16. Talent, Clothing, and Makeup.17. Putting It All Together: Directing.