In this indispensable guide to digital film-making, leading film-maker, Mike Figgis, offers the reader a step-by-step tutorial in how to use digital technology so as. Mike FiggisIn this indispensable guide, leading director Mike Figgis a step-by- step tutorial in how to use digital filmmaking technology so as. In this indispensable guide, Academy Award nominee Mike Figgis offers the reader a step-by-step tutorial in how to use digital filmmaking.

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Video recordings — Production and direction. This is not a nuts-and-bolts figgid to making a digital film. Offering everything that you could wish to know on the subject, this is a handbook that will become an essential backpocket eference for the digital film enthusiast—whether your goal is to make no-budget movies or simply to put your video camera to more use than just holidays and weddings.

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But it will help you gain confidence in your abilities and give you some very useful advice from a director who definitely knows what he’s doing. Refresh and try again. figggis

For the period of its working life, the camera will be the film-maker’s most crucial connection between the idea, the intention, and the result. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links He dispenses further wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and music, all while establishing a sound aesthetic basis for the digital format. After serving as executive producer of Annette Haywood-Carter’s “Foxfire”Figgis then produced his own “One Night Stand”which he extensively rewrote from a Joe Eszterhas script so much so that Eszterhas took no credit.


But it will help you gain con I picked this book up to learn about making films on digital video. Paperbackpages.

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I would extend that philosophy all the way through the digitzl film-making process and for all the tools you use – the camera, the tape, the computer. Notes Published in the UK in as “Digital film-making”. His impressive American debut, “Internal Affairs”was a striking portrait of police corruption featuring powerhouse performances by a creepy silver-haired Richard Gere and a seething Andy Garcia. Digital Filmmaking by Mike Figgis.

Home All editions This editionEnglish, Book edition: After studying music in London, he became a member of Gas Board, an Engl With his roots in experimental theater and music, it is perhaps surprising that Kenyan-born writer-director Mike Figgis started out as such a conventional filmmaker, but his dissatisfaction with the Hollywood studio system eventually led to his true calling as one of the most innovative auteurs working in contemporary cinema.

Books by Mike Figgis. And I began to really understand how films were made by professionals. No fikmmaking available Amazon. So I was looking forward to reading Digital Filmmaking. In this indispensable guide, leading director Mike Figgis offers the reader a step-by-step tutorial in how to use digital filmmaking technology so as to get the very best from it.

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Sep 27, Caitlin rated it really liked it Shelves: I knew very little about the topic and didn’t know how much I would get from this book. Don’t have an attitude towards the equipment based on your preconception of its value.


King to record the title track, a career first for the great bluesman. Nevertheless, is a good reminder of those things one tends to forget while filming – could work perfectly as a reminder list -and of the i massive and cheap tools digital era offers.

‘Treat your camera with love and respect’

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The actors and director took virtually no money, and Figgis began his love affair with the cheaper, grittier, “more impressionistic” Super 16 film later blown digigal to 35 mm normally used in documentaries, perfectly capturing the seamy trappings of the powerful love story.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. So a serious film-maker will pick up an Arriflex, 16mm or 35mm, or a Panasonic video camera, and you will see immediately there is a serious intention in the way they’re holding the camera and the way they’re recording the image.

May not be open to the public ; Open Preview See a Problem? It won’t explain precisely how to edit films in Final Cut Mjke or how to make sure that your aperture is set to precisely the right level. He outlines the equipment and its uses, and provides an authoritative guide to the shooting process—from working with actors to lighting, framing, and camera movement.

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