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Voice & Vision: A Creative Approach to Narrative Filmmaking

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Author: Hurbis-Cherrier, Mick

Brand: Routledge

Edition: 3

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 666

Release Date: 10-07-2018

Details: Product Description Develop your creative voice while acquiring the practical skills and confidence to use it with this new and fully updated edition of Mick Hurbis-Cherrier’s filmmaking bible, Voice & Vision. Written for independent filmmakers and film students who want a solid grounding in the tools, techniques, and processes of narrative film, this comprehensive manual covers all of the essentials while keeping artistic vision front and center. Hurbis-Cherrier walks the reader through every step of the process―from the transformation of an idea into a cinematic story, to the intricacies of promotion and distribution―and every detail in between. Features of this book include: Comprehensive technical information on video production and postproduction tools, allowing filmmakers to express themselves with any camera, in any format, and on any budget An emphasis on the collaborative filmmaking process, including the responsibilities and creative contributions of every principal member of the crew and cast A focus on learning to work successfully with available resources (time, equipment, budget, personnel, etc.) in order to turn limitations into opportunities Updated digital filmmaking workflow breakdowns for Rec. 709 HD, Log Format, and D-Cinema productions Substantial coverage of the sound tools and techniques used in film production and the creative impact of postproduction sound design An extensive discussion of digital cinematography fundamentals, including essential lighting and exposure control tools, common gamma profiles, the use of LUTs, and the role of color grading Abundant examples referencing contemporary and classic films from around the world Indispensible information on production safety, team etiquette, and set procedures. The third edition also features a robust companion website that includes eight award-winning example short films; interactive and high-resolution figures; downloadable raw footage; production forms and logs for preproduction, production, and postproduction; video examples that illustrate key concepts found within the book, and more. Whether you are using it in the classroom or are looking for a comprehensive reference to learn everything you need to know about the filmmaking process, Voice & Vision delivers all of the details in an accessible and reader-friendly format. Review "Voice & Vision is the only text I have seen that gives in-depth coverage of both the creative development process and the technical aspects of filmmaking. Mick Hurbis-Cherrier’s approach gives the reader the inspiration to develop compelling stories and the tools to bring them to the screen. It’s an essential resource for media makers at all levels." ―Eric Scholl, Interim Chair, Cinema and Television Arts, Columbia College Chicago "Making a movie is always a journey into uncharted territory. Hopefully we have a clear sense of the destination, but we also know that the road is likely to be fraught with hazards, detours, setbacks, and surprises. Fortunately, Mick Hurbis-Cherrier has provided us with a map. Voice & Vision is a thoughtful and stimulating, step-by-step guide through the entire filmmaking process from concept to distribution. The author offers an invaluable commentary on the art, craft, and technology that inform every stage of the creative journey. This is an essential and inspiring guide for the intrepid filmmaker. Don't leave home without it." ―Paul Thompson, Associate Professor, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University; Formerly Head of Film and Television, AFTRS, Sydney, Australia "The general approach of the book – which offers a combination of technical and creative aspects, as well as professional production practices – makes it an invaluable, encyclopedic 'bible' for film and video production students." ―Tomasz Malinowski, Professor, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, England "In this comprehensive and masterful volume, Hurbis-Cherrier's conversational tone all

Package Dimensions: 11.4 x 8.8 x 1.9 inches

Languages: English