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The Resource The filmmaker's eye : learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition, Gustavo Mercado

The filmmaker's eye : learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition, Gustavo Mercado

Label
The filmmaker's eye : learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition
Title
The filmmaker's eye
Title remainder
learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition
Statement of responsibility
Gustavo Mercado
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the only book that combines conceptual and practical instruction on creating polished and eloquent images for film and video with the technical know-how to achieve them. Loaded with hundreds of full-color examples, "The Filmmaker's Eye" is a focused, easy-to-reference guide that shows you how to become a strong visual storyteller through smart, effective choices for your shots. This book has struck a chord worldwide and is being translated into several languages After a short introduction to basic principles, a variety of shots are deconstructed in the following format: - Why It Works: an introduction to a particular type of shot - How It Works: callouts point out exactly how the shot works the way it does--the visual rules and technical aspects in action - Technical Considerations: the equipment and techniques needed to get the shot. - Breaking the Rules: examples where the "rules" are brilliant subverted * Make smart visual choices with this quick, focused, and visual guide to cinematic composition. * Shows you how to master the rules, then break them. * Includes examples and discussions from a range of international films
Member of
Cataloging source
OPELS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mercado, Gustavo
Dewey number
791.4301
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995
LC item number
.M47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Cinematography
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Cinematography
  • Motion pictures
  • Film
  • Filmteknik
  • Filmspråk
Label
The filmmaker's eye : learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition, Gustavo Mercado
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • acknowledgments xi -- introduction xiii -- finding the frame 1 -- principles of composition and technique concepts 6 -- image system 21 -- extreme close up 29 -- close up 35 -- medium close up 41 -- medium shot 47 -- medium long shot 53 -- long shot 59 -- extreme long shot 65 -- over the shoulder shot 71 -- establshing shot 77 -- subjective shot 83 -- two shot 89 -- group shot 95 -- canted shot 101 -- emblematic shot 107 -- abstract shot 113 -- macro shot 119 -- zoom shot 125 -- pan shot 131 -- tilt shot 137 -- dolly shot 143 -- dolly zoom shot 149 -- tracking shot 155 -- Steadicam shot 161 -- crane shot 167 -- sequence shot 173 -- filmography 179 -- index 183
  • Finding the frame -- Principles of composition and technical concepts -- Image system -- Extreme close up -- Close up -- Medium close up -- Medium shot -- Medium long shot -- Long shot -- Extreme long shot -- Over the shoulder shot -- Establishing shot -- Subjective shot -- Two shot -- Group shot -- Canted shot -- Emblematic shot -- Abstract shot -- Macro shot -- Zoom shot -- Pan shot -- Tilt shot -- Dolly shot -- Dolly zoom shot -- Tracking shot -- Steadicam shot -- Crane shot -- Sequence shot -- Filmography
Control code
706803076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 192 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136057335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
177339:173772
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)706803076
Label
The filmmaker's eye : learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition, Gustavo Mercado
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • acknowledgments xi -- introduction xiii -- finding the frame 1 -- principles of composition and technique concepts 6 -- image system 21 -- extreme close up 29 -- close up 35 -- medium close up 41 -- medium shot 47 -- medium long shot 53 -- long shot 59 -- extreme long shot 65 -- over the shoulder shot 71 -- establshing shot 77 -- subjective shot 83 -- two shot 89 -- group shot 95 -- canted shot 101 -- emblematic shot 107 -- abstract shot 113 -- macro shot 119 -- zoom shot 125 -- pan shot 131 -- tilt shot 137 -- dolly shot 143 -- dolly zoom shot 149 -- tracking shot 155 -- Steadicam shot 161 -- crane shot 167 -- sequence shot 173 -- filmography 179 -- index 183
  • Finding the frame -- Principles of composition and technical concepts -- Image system -- Extreme close up -- Close up -- Medium close up -- Medium shot -- Medium long shot -- Long shot -- Extreme long shot -- Over the shoulder shot -- Establishing shot -- Subjective shot -- Two shot -- Group shot -- Canted shot -- Emblematic shot -- Abstract shot -- Macro shot -- Zoom shot -- Pan shot -- Tilt shot -- Dolly shot -- Dolly zoom shot -- Tracking shot -- Steadicam shot -- Crane shot -- Sequence shot -- Filmography
Control code
706803076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 192 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136057335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
177339:173772
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)706803076

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