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Digital Compositing for Film and Video
Written by Steven Wright, a senior compositor and technical director with over
60 feature films and 70 television commercials to his production credits. It
encapsulates years of production experience into an easy to read and highly informative
book. Combining theory with practical production exercises, this book provides
a phenomenal learning experience. Included is a DVD-ROM. Softcover, 451 pp. $70.50.
Nonlinear: A Field Guide To Digital Video & Film Editing
Now in its fourth edition, this up-to-date manual provides cross-platform instruction
for nonlinear editing. Topics include: online and offline editing, post-production
process, digital video compression and MPEG, telecine and 3:2 pulldown, DVD authoring
and much, much more. A thorough and practical guide, Nonlinear is
an indispensible read for the student as well as the professional. Softcover,
413 pp. $63.95.
The Technology of Video & Audio Streaming
For broadcasters, web developers, and project managers implementing
streaming media systems, David Austerberry shows how to deploy the
technology on your site, from video and audio capture through to the
consumer's media player. Starting with capture from a video or audio
source through to the consumer's media player, this is a comprehensive
quick-start guide to streaming media technologies. Softcover, 344 pp.
DVD Authoring with DVD Studio Pro 2
This instructional guide is an introduction to Apple DVD Studio
Pro and the workflow involved in the creation of DVDs. Inside
you'll find information covering the entire process of DVD production,
project planning, media encoding, menu design, testing, burning,
and preparing discs for replication. This is a must-have reference
for anyone who needs to produce high quality discs for distribution.
Teaching Digital Video Production
Pete Fraser & Barney Oram
This practical guide provides a detailed introduction to teaching
your students digital video production and establishes the basis for
a high standard of coursework for Film or Media Studies. The guide
demonstrates the importance of effective pre-production, gives advice
on recent developments in digital video production and how practical
work can be used to engage with key aspects of the media or film studies
curriculum, with accessible reference to recent educational research.
Softcover, 82 pp. $37.95.
Digital Video Editing with Final Cut Express
Suitable for those new to nonlinear editing as well as experienced
editors new to Final Cut Express, this book is an introduction to Apple's
editing software package and the digital format in general. Readers
will learn in great detail the various editing tools that Final Cut
Express has to offer as well as time-honored storytelling techniques
that will help you become a better movie editor. Softcover, 448 pp.
Editing with Final Cut Pro 4
An Intermediate Guide to Setup and Editing Workflow
This book will help you take your skills to the next level.
If you're new to Final Cut Pro, you'll quickly master the software.
If you're upgrading to version 4, you'll learn how to implement
the new features into a solid workflow. Read this book and learn
timeless editing concepts that make you a better editor, no matter
what software you use in the future. Softcover, 467 pp. $59.95.
Digital Editing with Final Cut Pro 4
Bruce Mamer & Jason Wallace
Digital Editing with Final Cut Pro 4 is a comprehensive guide to the art
and technique of non-linear editing, complete with an intergrated DVD tutorial
designed to help you start editing immediately. Whether you want to edit the
most expensive commercial projects or simply tinker with home video footage,
the systematic approach of this book supplies a wide range of insights on how
to create professional work. Softcover, 331 pp. $44.95.
The Essential Digital Video Handbook
If you've ever wanted to master the art of videography, then
this is the ideal book for you. The Essential Digital Video
Handbook will walk you through every step of the process, from
buying the right equipment, to editing your footage. Author Pete
May's sound advice and no-nonsense approach will help you achieve
results that will impress your audience whether they're gathered
in the family room or the corporate boardroom. Softcover, 191 pp.
The Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro 4
In this highly visual instructional book, Rick Young shares his professional
insight to ensure you get the most out of the professional tools Final Cut
Pro 4 offers. With this book you can start cutting immediately, whatever you
edit, whatever the format. Whether you are a professional editor new to non-linear
editing, or a beginner with no editing experience, this is an ideal introduction
to Final Cut Pro 4. Softcover, 221 pp. $29.95.
Video Color Correction for Nonlinear Editors
A Step-by-Step Guide
Stuart Blake Jones
No matter what system or plug-ins you use, this practical guide will take you
through the color correction process step by step, assuming no prior knowledge.
Written by a master colorist, this book explains when certain types of color
correction should be used and provides tips for acheiving specific visual effects.
Softcover, 196 pp.
Editing Digital Video
The Complete Creative and Technical Guide
Robert B. Goodman and Patrick McGrath
Written by a pair of award-winning professionals, Editing
Digital Video will put you on the fast-track towards cutting
your videos like a seasoned editor. Within no time, you will be using
timelines, jump-cuts, keys, mattes, titles, and bins like a pro.
This practical and easy-to-use guide includes a CD-Rom with practice
footage. Softcover, 361 pp. $63.95.
A Handbook For The Digital Engineer
by Keith Jack
This excellent textbook includes hundreds of black and white diagrams, accompanying
the easy-to read text. Topics range from an introduction to analog vs. digital to
an overview of NTSC, PAL and SECAM formats, to digital television. Perfect for beginners.
Includes 2 CD-ROMs with design tools a fully searchable e-Book version of the text
Editing Digital Film:
Integrating Final Cut Pro, Avid, and Media 100
At long last, film and video editors are using the same systems to edit their projects,
and Editing Digital Film is the guide to show them how to do it. This concise
reference provides video and film editors familiar with the Avid, Media 100, and
Final Cut Pro systems with crucial information they will need to edit on all three
of these systems. In addition to showing film editors and directors working on DV
projects how to edit for this new format, this text also clarifies the NLE process
to those familiar with traditional film editing. $49.99.
A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users
This textbook is for students using Avid Xpress or Media Composer for the first time.
The chapters have been organized to help beginning students understand the work they
are doing in the classroom and to guide them through an editing project. The accompanying
CD-ROM contains a short narrative footage to download for immediate hands-on practice.
The Avid Handbook:
Techniques for the Avid Media Composer and Avid Xpress
The Avid Media Composer, Avid Xpress and Avid Symphony are the most widely used nonlinear
editing systems by professionals in the film and video industries. Based on his experience
teaching countless seminars around the world on the Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony
and Avid Xpress, Steve Bayes has written the most comprehensive manual for nonlinear
digital editing on these Avid editing systems. This handbook is now revised throughout
to reflect recent upgrades to these systems. The third editon covers Symphony 2.1,
Media Composer 9.1 and Avid Xpress 3.1 as well as earlier versions. $65.95.
Editing Film and Video on the Desktop
Thomas A Ohanian
Nonlinear editing is the key topic in digital film and video today, and Digital
Nonlinear Editing is the professional "bible" of the new era
in post-production. The book details the procedural, creative, and
technical fundamentals of editing
moving images within a computer-based, interactive environment. Readers
will understand not only what nonlinear editing is and how it works,
but also how such systems can
be used to achieve greater creative flexibility as well as cost and
time savings. $98.95.
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