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Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, 4th Edition by David K. Irving, Peter W. Rea

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Preface: Fourth Edition

 

 

Since the third edition, the range of options available for the beginning filmmaker has multiplied tenfold. High definition (HD) has integrated itself firmly into production, distribution, and exhibition. A camera has been developed that is essentially a lens mounted on a computer (The RED). Professional postproduction software once linked to an editing system that filled a room can now be loaded onto a laptop. Essentially, anyone with a digital camera and a laptop is able to create a film that has the look and feel of a professional product.

Equally noteworthy, social networking channels such as YouTube, MySpace, FaceBook, and Twitter have altered the communication landscape. Broadband has helped usher in a true “Convergence ...

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