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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
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. this book hels you 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
Cataloging source
UKM
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Mercado, Gustavo
Dewey number
791.4301
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Motion pictures
  • Cinematography
  • Cinematography
  • Motion pictures
Label
The filmmaker's eye : learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition, Gustavo Mercado
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Filmography": p. 179-181
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
ocn636907821
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 192 p.
Isbn
9780240812175
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)636907821
Label
The filmmaker's eye : learning (and breaking) the rules of cinematic composition, Gustavo Mercado
Publication
Note
"Filmography": p. 179-181
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
ocn636907821
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 192 p.
Isbn
9780240812175
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)636907821

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