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Basic Studio Directing By Rod Fairweather (Former Director, Sky TV News, GMTV and MTV Europe.Consultant for new Delhi TVTainer, TV Corporation Singapore)

Summary

Studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programmes or light entertainment. This book gives you the practical and technical guidance you need to deliver a trouble free programme. It contains topics such as: networks; cameras and pictures; pre-production; and more.

Basic Studio Directing Summary

Basic Studio Directing by Rod Fairweather (Former Director, Sky TV News, GMTV and MTV Europe.Consultant for new Delhi TVTainer, TV Corporation Singapore)

All studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programmes or light entertainment. Learning the ropes on air can be costly: this book gives you all the practical and technical guidance you need to deliver a trouble free programme.



All studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programmes or light entertainment. Learning the ropes on air can be costly: this book gives you all the practical and technical guidance you need to deliver a trouble free programme.

Starting with an emphasis on the skills that make a good director, the essential day to day know-how is outlined - from different presentation formats to the roles of the production team, camera technology, composition, lighting, digital video, chroma key, make-up and wardrobe. Whether you are a student or practitioner wishing to sharpen up your technique, this manual is an excellent guide to the technology and skills required.

This book:
* Provides essential day to day information in one handy source
* Offers a combination of theory and practice, technical data and intuitive skill
* Is an excellent introductory text for anyone embarking on a career in directing

Contents:
Networks * Cameras and Pictures * Pre-Production * Cutting and Combining Pictures * The Studio Team * Interviews * Magazines * Script Layouts * Electronic Newsrooms * Practical Directing * Communications * Directors Technology * Dealing with Problems.

Rod Fairweather is a freelance director and has worked for companies such as SKY TV, GMTV, ITN and MTV Europe. He conducts training courses on directing all over the world including Singapore, India and Australia.






Table of Contents

Directing Skills * Working in the Production Team * Working with Network Directors * Studio Cameras * Standard Shots * Camera Command * Monitor Stacks * Digital Video Effects * Studio Sound * Lighting VT * Interviews * Script layouts * News and Current Affairs * Electronic Newsroom Systems * TV Systems * TV systems Technical Disasters.

Additional information

GOR001744783
9780240515250
0240515250
Basic Studio Directing by Rod Fairweather (Former Director, Sky TV News, GMTV and MTV Europe.Consultant for new Delhi TVTainer, TV Corporation Singapore)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1998-10-15
192
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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