Culled from Tony Barr´s 40 years´ experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on imagination and movement; and fresh material on character development, monologues, visual focus, playing comedy and working with directors. Inside tips on the studio system and acting guilds make it particularly helpful for people new to the business, and numerous anecdotes from actors such as Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins and examples from current movies illustrate its many lessons. It is perfect for acting classes, workshops, all actors who work in front of the camera-- and all those who want to.
Return to the Wizarding World and discover how director David Yates and producer David Heyman brought the thrilling next chapter of J.K. Rowling´s Fantastic Beasts story to the big screen. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald reunites fans with Magizoologist Newt Scamander and his friends, Tina, Queenie & Jacob as they travel from 1920s New York via London to Paris and encounter a wizarding world threatened by the rise of Gellert Grindelwald. Explore the filmmaking magic behind the story in Lights, Camera, Magic!, and visit a wizard´s hatful of brand new locations never before seen on screen.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald reunites fans with Magizoologist Newt Scamander and his friends, Tina, Queenie, and Jacob as they travel from 1920s New York via London to Paris and encounter a Wizarding World threatened by the rise of Gellert Grindelwald. Explore the filmmaking magic behind the story in Lights, Camera, Magic!, and visit a wizard´s hatful of brand new locations never before seen on screen. The compelling narrative tells the full story behind the film, from script to screen, with profiles of the key characters and revealing insights from Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and many others. Also included are sections on Costume, Set Design, Make-up, Special Effects, and Props, all of which are illuminated by interviews with Academy Award®-winners David Heyman, David Yates, Stuart Craig, Colleen Atwood, and a magical army of other crew. Packed with exciting photos that reveal the filmmaking process in discerning detail, and officially licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this is the definitive adult companion book to the film, and perfect introduction to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Multi-camera operations, long the domain of Hollywood film, broadcast, and sports, are becoming routine for projects ranging from independent films and corporate ´talking head´ interviews. With dropping camera prices and nonlinear editing applications that can handle multiple camera shoots, producers and editors must know how to pull them off. From a basic two-camera interview to an elaborate 26 camera HD concert film, this in-depth book takes a platform-agnostic approach to the essential techniques required to set up and edit a multi-camera project. Actual case studies are used to examine specific usages of multi-camera editing and include a variety of genres including concerts, talk shows, reality programming, sit-coms, documentaries for television, event videography and feature films. Other features include: * Advanced multi-camera techniques and specialty work-flows are examined for tapeless & large scale productions with examples from network TV shows, corporate media project
Robert Downey Jr has become one of Hollywood´s most shining and distinctive stars thanks to scene stealing roles in films like Iron Man, Zodiac and Sherlock Holmes. This comprehensive biography takes an in-depth and insightful look at his work in front of the camera as well as his life behind the spotlight.
He has appeared on stage and screen, in front of and behind the camera, earning Academy, Golden Globe, and other awards and nominations for his acting, directing, and producing. His Sundance Film Festival transformed the world of filmmaking. ROBERT REDFORD is among the most widely admired Hollywood stars of his generation. But only now, with this revelatory biography, will we see behind the Hollywood façade to the surprising and complex man.
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There´s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world´s top film schools. Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it goes beyond to explain the theory behind the practice, so you understand how the rules came about and when it´s appropriate to break them. In addition, directors will benefit from the book´s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography. Cinematography presents the basics and beyond, employing clear explanations of standard practice together with substantial illustrations and diagrams to reveal the real world of film production. Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography. Covering the most up-to-date information on the film/digital interface, new formats, the latest cranes and camera support and other equipment, it also illustrates the classic tried and true methods. New! A DVD and website features hours of video footage, offering key instruction in topics such as camera basics and essentials, lighting, shooting methods, and much more. Topics include: . Concepts of filmmaking . Language of the lens . Cinematic continuity . Lighting for film, digital, and HD . Exposure . HD cinematography and shooting . Shooting in HD and 3D . Image control and filters . Bleach bypass processes . Lighting as storytelling . Shooting special effects . Set procedures and other issues Full color illustrations bring issues of color and light to life The definitive guide to cinematography, covering the full range of creative and technical issues in the field NEW! A DVD and website with hours of video, demonstrating techniques and taking the reader behind the scenes on a professional shoot