Television Production offers you a very practical guide to professional TV and video production techniques. You will find straightforward description and explanations of the equipment you will use, and discover the best ways to use it. You will also learn how to anticipate and quickly overcome typical everyday problems. You will explore in detail all the major features of television production, learning the secrets of top-grade camerawork, persuasive lighting techniques, effective sound treatment, as well as the subtle processes of scenic design and the art of video editing. Successful program-making is about communication and persuasion. It is not merely a matter of knowing which buttons to press, but how to influence and persuade your audience, hold their attention, develop their interest, and arouse their emotions. This book tells you how to do all this - and much more. The fourteenth edition has been completely revamped:
New: Coauthor Jim Owens brings his wealth of teaching and international broadcasting experience
New: In brilliant full color for the first time, hundreds of new photos and illustrations demonstrate the techniques presented in the book
New: Thoroughly overhauled with the latest developments in tools and technology
New: Focus on the latest equipment, delivery methods, and convergence of digital technology. ©2009, 424 pages.