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Cinematic Game Secrets for Creative Directors and Producers by Rich Newman

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Cinematography for Games

The term “cinematography” was created in the film industry to describe the process of creating images on film; as the use of film has diminished somewhat with the widespread availability of digital video and high definition formats, the term “cinematography” has expanded. Now it is a generic term encompassing all aspects of camera work, including the creative aspects involved with making aesthetically pleasing images and the technical aspects involved with using cameras, lights, and other equipment.

Cinematography has been around for a very long time with many influential directors and camera operators, but the field has changed very little—even with the current trend of using digital/ high-definition digital mediums. ...

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