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Editing Digital Video The Complete Creative and Technical Guide,9780071406352

Editing Digital Video The Complete Creative and Technical Guide

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Edition: 1st
Format: Package
Pub. Date: 10/1/2002
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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Authors explain how to use any tool--from iMovie or Premiere to appliances like Casablanca and Screenplay or professional systems such as Avid, Discreet, Media 100--to turn your imagination into results fast. Softcover. CD-ROM included.

Author Biography

Robert M. Goodman is an Emmy-nominated director and an award-winning writer/producer whose work has appeared on PBS and in dozens of countries around the world. He's a contributing editor for The Independent Film & Video Monthly and an acknowledged expert in digital production who has reviewed every major editing system introduced since 1994. Goodman has presented workshops at the major film festivals in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, and for AIVF, IFP, SMPTE, Women in Film, and the Sony Corporation. He's been profiled on Bravo's Split Screen and is the co-producer of Stone Reader, which won the top two awards - the Audience Award for Best Feature Film and a Grand Jury Special Honor - at the 2002 Slamdance Film Festival.

Patrick J. McGrath is a faculty member at the Art Institute of Philadelphia and an Avid-certified instructor who has taught the art of editing to thousands of students over the past decade. As an independent producer, his recent projects have included commercials, documentaries, and over 70 live concert performances. During his long career as Executive Producer of Bell Atlantic Corporate Television, McGrath produced nearly one thousand programs and has won business, industry and teaching awards for his work. He has been a professional video editor since 1974.

Both authors live in Philadelphia.

Table of Contents




Chapter 1: The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth

Chapter 2: What the Heck Is That?

Chapter 3: Beginnings, Middles, and Ends

Chapter 4: Polishing the Necklace

Chapter 5: Styles and Workflows

Chapter 6: The China Closet

Chapter 7: Setting the Table

Chapter 8: The Frosting

Chapter 9: Gilding the Lily

Chapter 10: Getting It In and Out

Chapter 11: What Are They Talking About?

Appendix A: Films to Watch

Appendix B: Resources

Appendix C: Script for Exercise: The Dicey Question by Adam Gooder


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