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Video: Digital Communication & Production, 3rd Edition

By: Jim Stinson
ISBN: 978-1-60525-817-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2013
Subject: Visual Technology
Description
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.
Products & Prices
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Text 204 978-1-60525-817-1 $98.00
Video: Digital Communication & Production is a comprehensive textbook designed as a complete introductory course in video. The third edition has been updated to include the most up-to-date digital equipment and processes prevalent in the video industry. This text addresses all major video production topics, including an overview of the video production process, video composition, program development, the operation of video camera systems, lighting equipment and techniques, audio equipment and recording, directing, editing principles, and digital software basics. Video: Digital Communication & Production provides students with systematic, hands-on coverage of the entry-level work skills expected in the video industry.
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription       Purchase
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 204 978-1-60525-880-5 $98.00
The Online Text six-year classroom subscription allows online access, in school or at home, for six consecutive years. A classroom subscription is for a shared group of students, and requires a purchase of a class set with the total pricing based on the number of users who require access.

The Online Text provides fast, page-at-a-time viewing from any browser-based device including iPads®, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers. Features of the Online Text include:
  • Exact page reproduction, including figures and formulas
  • Linked table of contents
  • Search capabilities to find specific topics
  • Full text search with relevancy ranking to quickly locate passages of interest
  • The ability to quickly jump to specific pages
  • Full screen reading mode with zoom capabilities
  • Permission to print selected pages for offline reading
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 204 978-1-61960-121-5 $130.00
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Textbook 6yr Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Workbook 264 978-1-60525-819-5 $26.64
Includes 75 activities and mini-projects (2-5 per chapter) that allow the students to apply their knowledge and practice newly learned skills. Also includes Reading Review questions and a Vocabulary Review exercise for each chapter.
Instructor's Annotated Workbook 263 978-1-60525-964-2 $60.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-820-1 $260.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. The Instructor's Resources in PDF format, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer. Also includes additional activities.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Annotated Workbook. Instructor's Annotated Workbook in PDF format.
  • Chapter Quizzes. Chapter Quizzes in PDF format.
  • Teaching Visuals. Visual masters in PDF format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1321 test questions 978-1-60525-821-8 $244.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 23 test banks with a total of 1321 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 900 slides 978-1-60525-822-5 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 23 chapters, comprising over 900 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 900 slides 978-1-60525-823-2 $600.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 23 chapters, comprising over 900 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader®(free download).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), Adobe® Reader®(free download).
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
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
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 9 (PDF, 1.02 MB)
PDF
Chapter 16 (PDF, 4.11 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Visual Technology)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Visual Technology)
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Chapter 16 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Visual Technology)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 21 (PPS, 18.61 MB)
Correlations
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About the 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.