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The Resource Directing the documentary, Michael Rabiger

Directing the documentary, Michael Rabiger

Label
Directing the documentary
Title
Directing the documentary
Statement of responsibility
Michael Rabiger
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Directing the Documentary, Sixth Edition is the definitive book on the form, offering time-tested principles to help you master the craft. Ideal for documentary courses as well as aspiring and established documentary filmmakers, this book has it all, with in-depth lessons and insider perspectives on every aspect of preproduction, production, and postproduction. Focusing on the hands-on work needed to make your concept a reality, this new edition covers it all, from the fundamental to advanced elements of directing and more. It includes dozens of projects, practical exercises, and thought-provoking question, and provides best practices for researching and honing your documentary idea, developing a crew, guiding your team, maintaining control throughout the shoot, and much more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rabiger, Michael
Dewey number
070.1/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary films
  • Documentary films
Label
Directing the documentary, Michael Rabiger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book I: Observing -- Part 1: You and Your Ideas; 1 You and Film Authorship -- 2 The Nature of Documentary -- Part 2: Documentaries and Film Language; 3 Documentary History; 4 Constructing Reality; 5 Story Elements and Film Grammar -- Part 3: Preproduction; 6 Developing story ideas; 7 Research; 8 Developing and pitching a short documentary; 9 The crew -- Part 4: Production; 10 Capturing sound; 11 Lighting; 12 Camera; 13 Directing -- Part 5: Postproduction; 14 Creating the first assembly; 15 Editing for refinement; 16 Editing from fine cut to festival -- Book II: Storytelling -- Part 6: Documentary aesthetics; 17 Point of view and storytelling; 18 Dramatic development, time and story structure; 19 Form, control, and style; 20 Re-enactment, reconstruction, and docudrama; 21 Values, ethics, and choices -- Part 7: Advanced production issues -- Part 7a: Advanced preproduction; 22 Advanced research; 23 Advanced story development and proposal; 24 Advanced technology and budgeting; 25 Preparations before directing -- Part 7b: Advanced production; 26 Optics; 27 Advanced cameras and equipment; 28 Advanced location sound; 29 Organization, crew, and procedures for the larger production; 30 Advanced directing; 31 Conducting and shooting interviews -- Part 7c: Advanced postproduction; 32 From transcript to assembly; 33 Creating narration; 34 Using music and working with a composer; 35 Editing refinements and structural solutions -- Part 8: Work; 36 Developing a career; 37 Starting up on your own
Control code
ocn875404160
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Sixth edition.
Extent
xxxv, 535 pages
Isbn
9780415719308
Lccn
2014011982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Directing the documentary, Michael Rabiger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book I: Observing -- Part 1: You and Your Ideas; 1 You and Film Authorship -- 2 The Nature of Documentary -- Part 2: Documentaries and Film Language; 3 Documentary History; 4 Constructing Reality; 5 Story Elements and Film Grammar -- Part 3: Preproduction; 6 Developing story ideas; 7 Research; 8 Developing and pitching a short documentary; 9 The crew -- Part 4: Production; 10 Capturing sound; 11 Lighting; 12 Camera; 13 Directing -- Part 5: Postproduction; 14 Creating the first assembly; 15 Editing for refinement; 16 Editing from fine cut to festival -- Book II: Storytelling -- Part 6: Documentary aesthetics; 17 Point of view and storytelling; 18 Dramatic development, time and story structure; 19 Form, control, and style; 20 Re-enactment, reconstruction, and docudrama; 21 Values, ethics, and choices -- Part 7: Advanced production issues -- Part 7a: Advanced preproduction; 22 Advanced research; 23 Advanced story development and proposal; 24 Advanced technology and budgeting; 25 Preparations before directing -- Part 7b: Advanced production; 26 Optics; 27 Advanced cameras and equipment; 28 Advanced location sound; 29 Organization, crew, and procedures for the larger production; 30 Advanced directing; 31 Conducting and shooting interviews -- Part 7c: Advanced postproduction; 32 From transcript to assembly; 33 Creating narration; 34 Using music and working with a composer; 35 Editing refinements and structural solutions -- Part 8: Work; 36 Developing a career; 37 Starting up on your own
Control code
ocn875404160
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Sixth edition.
Extent
xxxv, 535 pages
Isbn
9780415719308
Lccn
2014011982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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