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Basics of Video Production, 2nd Edition by Graham Swainson, Des Lyver

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Introduction to the first edition

This book is aimed at you if you wish to learn about video production. No knowledge, or a little knowledge, is all you need to be taken on a guided tour around a studio or location production.

It is equipment non-specific, merely dealing with the principles and processes involved in obtaining professional results in educational and training environments. You will not be a ‘television expert’, but if you are a student who wishes to learn about all aspects of video production, read on.

Much of what you read will be directly transferable to film courses and sound courses as the basics and principles remain the same.

It explains, in simple language, who works where and what each member of the team is responsible ...

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