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Video: Digital Communication & Production, 3rd Edition

Video: Digital Communication & Production, 3rd Edition
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By: Jim Stinson

ISBN: 978-1-60525-817-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2013
Subject: Visual Technology
Grade Level: 8-14
Retail Price: $98.00
School Price: $73.50


Video: Digital Communication & Production addresses the needs of students who want to pursue a career in video production, as well as those that want to produce professional-quality videos for personal use. It provides a comprehensive introduction to creating videos with topics such as preproduction planning, camera system operation, lighting, audio, directing, and postproduction. Digital equipment and processes are featured.
  • Photos and illustrations illustrate the concepts of this visual art.
  • STEM and Academic Activities found at the end of every chapter help promote college and career readiness.
  • Chapter content can be used in any sequence to match course objectives.

Previous Edition
Video: Digital Communication & Production, 2nd Edition

Table of Contents

  1. About Video
  2. Getting Started
  3. Video Communication
  4. Video Space
  5. Video Time
  6. Video Composition
  7. Video Language
  8. Video Sound
  9. Project Development
10. Program Creation
11. Production Planning
12. Camera Systems
13. Camera Operation
14. Lighting Tools
15. Lighting Design
16. Lighting Applications
17. Recording Audio
18. Directing for Content
19. Directing for Form
20. Editing Operations
21. Editing Principles
22. Digital Editing
23. Mastering Digital Software

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   sample Chapter 9 (PDF, 1.02 MB)
   sample Chapter 16 (PDF, 4.11 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Visual Technology)
   sample Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Visual Technology)
   sample Chapter 16 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Visual Technology)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 21 (PPS, 18.61 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


   PDF Video Editing Technology (PDF, 514 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Jim Stinson - After graduating from Harvard, Jim Stinson studied theater history at the Yale Graduate School and directing at the Yale School of Drama before transferring to the UCLA film school, where he earned the degree of Master of Fine Arts. Although he has worked on filmed commercials, TV series, and feature films, he has spent most of his career as a writer, producer, director, videographer, and/or editor of educational and corporate video programs.

In the classroom, he has taught film production at Art Center College of Design, film studies at California State University, Los Angeles, and video production at La Cañada High School, La Cañada, CA.

For twelve years, he was a columnist and contributing editor at Videomaker magazine. In addition to Video: Digital Communication & Production, his published works include five novels: Double Exposure, Low Angles, Truck Shot, TV Safe, and Tassy Morgan's Bluff, as well as the study Reconstructions of Elizabethan Public Playhouses.


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