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Directing and Producing for Television, 3rd Edition by Ivan Cury

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chapter two

The Facility

Understanding the demands of the various television formats is essential to effective television production techniques. Equally important is an understanding of the facilities and personnel that assist in productions. No two crew members or facilities are alike. However, all formats, from panel programs to musicals, require crews and facilities. There will have to be a set, or a location, and it will have to be lit. The production will require camera operators, audio technicians, tape operators, etc. Although this chapter focuses on studio production, much of the material is generic to location production as well. Chapter 11 will deal with the specifics of location work. This chapter, along with Chapter 3 outlines what ...

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