Category : Performing Arts
Editor : Routledge
ISBN : 9780429648441
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Gain the skills you need to succeed in the television industry and master the production process, from shooting and producing, to editing and distribution. This new and updated 17th edition of Television Production offers a thorough and practical guide to professional TV production techniques. Learn how to anticipate and quickly overcome commonly encountered problems in television production as author Jim Owens details each role and process, including the secrets of top-grade camerawork, persuasive lighting techniques, and effective sound treatment, as well as the subtle processes of scenic design, directing, and the art of video editing. Updated throughout, containing a range of new figures and diagrams, the 17th edition of this classic text includes: A discussion of the changing definition of "television" and how new technology alters viewing habits; Interviews with professionals in the industry about the challenges they face during the production process and the advice they would give to those trying to break into the production and television industries; A review of production practices and techniques for VR; A description of the latest cameras and equipment, including LED lighting and remote production; Guidance and techniques for low-budget, DIY-style productions; A comprehensive resource page for instructors, containing slides and testing materials to aid in the learning process can be found at www.routledge.com/cw/owens.

Category : Social Science
Editor : Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN : 3030981193
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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This volume brings together a range of voices from across the global environmental media community to build a comparative international set of perspectives on ‘green’ film and television production. Through this, it provides a necessary intervention in environmental media studies that actively foregrounds media infrastructure, production, policy, and labour – that is, the management and practice of media production cultures. Due to its immense sociocultural influence and economic resources, the global screen media industry is at the forefront of raising awareness for the political and social issues resulting from accelerated environmental instability. However, the 21st century relationship between screen media and the environment has another face that demands urgent scrutiny. The advent of the digital age and the vast electrical and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) infrastructures required to support digital production, distribution, and archiving has resulted in the rapid expansion and diversification of the industry’s resource use, infrastructure construction, energy dependency, and consequent waste and emissions production. Addressing these structures is essential to alleviating their environmental and social impact and ensuring that the industry’s rhetoric on environmental responsibility is reflected in its practice. As a mitigating counterbalance to the above trends, there has been a heightenedpush for sustainability measures along various lines of industry management, policy, and practice. These initiatives—including the cultural values they reflect, the political economies that form their logic, the managerial and marketing tactics that orchestrate them, and the environmental realities of their implementation—form the central object of inquiry for this collection.

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : Educational Technology
ISBN : 0877781753
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Abstract: The basics of successful television (TV) production are presented for those who have no background in this field. Information is provided on: terminology; broadcasting vs. non-broadcasting; TV production facilities; the 3 principal levels of TV production sophistication relative to equipment, personnel, facilities, and budget; the various video recording formats; color TV; TV pre- and post-production; and the actual "shooting" process. The preparatory requirements associated with TV production costs in terms of physical resources, technical know-how, team management, audience needs, legal aspects, and financial resources are cited. A glossary, a listing of TV equipment manufacturers, and a bibliography on TV production are appended. (wz).

Category : Social Science
Editor : Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN : 3030632148
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Focusing on the growing power of transnational media corporations in an increasingly globalized environment for distribution of television content, and on the effects of mergers and acquisitions involving local and independent television production companies, this book examines how current and recent re-structurings in ownership across the television industry reflect changing business models, how they affect creativity and diversity of television output, and to what extent they call for new approaches to regulation and policy. Based on a major study of the UK production sector as a case study, it offers a unique analysis of wider transformations in ownership affecting the television production industry worldwide and of their economic, socio-cultural and policy implications.

Category : Social Science
Editor : Routledge
ISBN : 9781134868186
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Covering all the major areas of television production, this in-depth work highlights the widely varying influences, difficulties and opportunities at work in the industry. Each kind of producer across the seven areas here examined faces the same practical issues of budget, talent and equipment resources, and end-product expectations; however, the self-image of the producers and the creative environment in which they work can differ greatly from one programming sector to the next, and whilst their careers may run parallel they are usually cut off from one another ideologically. Based on interviews from over two hundred and fifty producers working across a selection of British television channels as well as producers of a number of high-profile American shows, this book takes in a panoramic view of production models at work today and concludes with some insightful suggestions for the future.

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : CRC Press
ISBN : 9781317671084
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 294
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Unlike a studio production, many factors can adversely affect your television sports shoot including weather, lighting, and natural sound. A successful shoot is dependent on extensive planning, careful budgetting, technology, location, and a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the sport itself. With so much at stake, why not learn from an expert? In Television Sports Production, Fifth Edition Jim Owens walks you through the planning, set-up, directing, announcing, shooting, and editing involved with covering a sports event. This manual gives you the tools to effectively cover sports ranging such as football, soccer, and basketball. Tips and advice on using mobile units, cameras, audio equipment, and lighting rigs will enable you to produce live or recorded coverage like an expert and capture professional-quality footage on the first take. After all, there are no instant replays! This new edition has been updated to include: Techniques used by producers to capture the essence of individual Tips on shooting in 3D, 5D, 4k and 8K Coverage using surround sound and the second screen Extras such as camera and microphone diagrams and an easy-reference glossary

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : CRC Press
ISBN : 9781136044588
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 424
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Television Production offers you a very practical guide to professional TV and video production techniques. You will find straightforward description and explanations of the equipment you will use, and discover the best ways to use it. You will also learn how to anticipate and quickly overcome typical everyday problems. You will explore in detail all the major features of television production, learning the secrets of top-grade camerawork, persuasive lighting techniques, effective sound treatment, as well as the subtle processes of scenic design and the art of video editing. Successful program-making is about communication and persuasion. It is not merely a matter of knowing which buttons to press, but how to influence and persuade your audience, hold their attention, develop their interest, and arouse their emotions. This book tells you how to do all this - and much more. The fourteenth edition has been completely revamped: * New: Coauthor Jim Owens brings his wealth of teaching and international broadcasting experience * New: In brilliant full color for the first time, hundreds of new photos and illustrations demonstrate the techniques presented in the book * New: Thoroughly overhauled with the latest developments in tools and technology * New: Focus on the latest equipment, delivery methods, and convergence of digital technology

Category : Business & Economics
Editor : Routledge
ISBN : 9781134096084
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 128
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Completely up to date with relevant information on digital technology and HD TV, this is the only title to focus specifically on television production management, and presents an easily accessible and authoritative guide to the area. Production Management for Television provides a reliable, factual and theoretical framework for an understanding of production management. It includes a reference directory of agencies and organizations, and addresses and contacts for training. Subjects covered include: • the main responsibilities of the production manager • key skills needed by the production manager • routine procedures • appropriate paperwork and record keeping • health and safety issues • rights management • career structure and development for production managers • useful references and further information. The book is supported by a companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415424813.

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : CRC Press
ISBN : 9781317680321
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 214
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Master the fundamentals of studio production procedure and become an effective leader on set. Gain fluency in essential studio terms and technology and acquire the skills you need to make it in the industry. Elegant, accessible, and to the point, the second edition of Andrew H. Utterback’s Studio Television Production and Directing is your back-to-the-basics guide to studio-based lighting, set design, camera operations, floor direction, technical direction, audio capture, graphics, prompting, and assistant directing. Whether you are an established studio professional or a student looking to enter the field, this book provides you with the technical expertise you need to successfully coordinate live or taped studio television in the digital age. This new edition has been updated to include: A UK/Euro focused appendix, enhancing the book’s accessibility to students and professionals of television production around the world An advanced discussion of the job of the Director and the Command Cue Language Fresh discussion of tapeless protocols in the control room, Media Object Server newsroom control software (iNews), editing systems, switcher embedded image store, and DPM (DVE) Brand new sections on UHDTV (4K), set design, lighting design, microphones, multiviewers, media asset management, clip-servers, and the use of 2D and 3D animation Expanded coverage of clip types used in ENG and video journalism (VO, VO/SOT, and PKG) An all new companion website (www.focalpress.com/cw/utterback) with pre-recorded lectures by the author, sample video clips, an expanded full color image archive, vocabulary flashcards, and more Note: the companion website is still under development, but in the meantime the author's filmed lectures are all freely available on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRp_aSpO0y8cDqLjFGZ2s9A

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : CRC Press
ISBN : 9781136054426
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 288
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Interactive Television Production is essential reading for all broadcasting and new media professionals - whether in production, marketing, technology, business or management. It will also be of interest to media students and anyone looking to get an insight into the future of television production. It provides a practical, step-by-step guide to the processes and issues involved in taking an interactive television idea through to being an operational service - based on the knowledge and experience of leading interactive television producers. This book can be used as a quick-and-easy reference guide, with each chapter containing a 'Chapter in 30 seconds' summary for easy reference, or read from cover to cover. Using accessible language, the author provides detailed descriptions of iTV software technologies (OpenTV, MHEG-5, TV Navigator), delivery technologies (cable, satellite and terrestrial) and production tools. There are also entire chapters devoted to key issues like the commercial side of iTV and the latest work on usability and design. The accompanying web site www.InteractiveTelevisionProduction.com contains useful links designed to help with common iTV questions and issues. There are also entertaining quizzes for each chapter that let you test your knowledge of the concepts introduced in the book.