Video & Film Production Books

04.08.2015 13:18

Film School - A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision

Film School - A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision - Develop the tools you will need to succeed before, during, and after your film school education. Do you need to go to film school? Develop the tools you will need to succeed before, during, and after your film school education.

18.02.2015 21:14

The Art Direction Handbook for Film and Television

In this new and expanded edition of The Art Direction Handbook, author Michael Rizzo now covers art direction for television, in addition to updated coverage of film design. This comprehensive, professional manual details the set-up of the art department and the day-to-day job duties: scouting for locations, research, executing the design concept, supervising scenery construction, and surviving production.

03.02.2015 10:18

Learn how to use Green Screen for Video Production

The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a comprehensive how-to manual that walks you through the many integral techniques required in pre-production, production, and post-production to use green screen effectively. Step-by-step instruction and time-saving tips cover matting and keying basics; lighting and digital camera essentials; setups using fabric, portable background panels, and paint; broadcast TV hardware switchers; professional HD and major motion picture compositing; multi-colored screen composites; directing storyboards and talent; working with virtual sets; motion tracking; and much more.

18.01.2015 16:48

How to be more creative - Ten Tips for the New year

Here are ten great tips on how to improve your creativity for the upcoming year from Gabriel Biderman, a successful travel and fine art photographer.. These will be of special interest to photographers

15.12.2014 20:46

How to Use After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite

After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite offers hands-on exercises that will teach you essential production skills, such as Modeling in CINEMA 4D Lite, Tracking 3D motion in After Effects and more

12.12.2014 12:33

Learn how to use Green Screen for Your Videos

The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a comprehensive how-to manual that walks you through the many integral techniques required in preproduction, production, and postproduction to use green screen effectively.

29.10.2014 14:39

Learn how to create corporate and business videos

Check out this new book from Stuart Sweetow. Go beyond the bland talking-head and PowerPoint slide-style of most corporate videos and learn how to land coveted corporate contracts with these comprehensive techniques from an industry veteran. Stuart Sweetow teaches you how to make imaginative corporate videos with eye-catching design, rhythmic editing tricks, and essential scriptwriting and interview techniques. Learn how to shoot on location or in a studio and how to work with employees-turned-actors. Also, discover how to get contracts and to produce online videos and podcasts for corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations.

29.10.2014 09:06

Top Ten Video and Film Production Tips

Countless books, schools, and even jobs claim to prepare aspiring filmmakers with the knowledge they need to see their movies through. And while many of those resources can prove immensely valuable, nearly all new filmmakers still fall victim to the same mistakes time and again.

27.06.2014 18:31

Four Books about Animation

Are you interested in learning more about animation and maybe getting into animation as a career. Check out these four new books - Former Disney Legends Teach You Animation Fundamentals

11.06.2014 11:22

How to create homemade movies in one hour

"Movie-Making in One Hour: Tips for Trouble-Free Video Shooting and Editing", is a PDF-format book covering both the theory and practice of basic video capture and editing, as well as the process of creating homemade movies with the help of Movavi Video Suite software.

06.06.2014 16:03

Book Review - Avid Uncut - a guide for the professional video editor

Leverage the full power of Avid Media Composer with this essential guide from an Avid guru. Master timesaving tricks and techniques that utilize the latest Media Composer features and state-of-the-art workflows

29.05.2014 13:36

Digital Cinematography: Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows

This book empowers you to both correctly choose the right camera and workflow for your project from today’s incredibly varied options, as well as understand the ins and outs of implementing those options. Stump sheds a light on the confusing advantages and disadvantages of shooting theatrical features using digital technology and what it can or can’t do.

26.04.2014 14:23

Beyond Continuity: Script Supervision for the Modern Filmmaker

A guide to the craft of script supervising, Beyond Continuity features practical instruction through real-world examples demonstrating and explaining the skills needed by a professional script supervisor.

26.04.2014 14:13

Learn How to Direct Films - Fast and Easy

A Quick Guide to Film Directing provides the reader with a concise and comprehensive overview of what it takes to direct a film