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Grammar of the Shot

Book Title

Grammar of the Shot

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Publication Date

2-14-2013

Edition

3

Publisher

Focal Press

Place of Publication

New York, NY

Keywords

Cinematography

Subject

Cinematography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc., Composition (photography) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Disciplines

Communication

Description

Whether you're just learning how to frame a shot or simply looking for a refresher, the third edition of Grammar of the Shot gives you the tools you need to build a successful visual story that flows smoothly and makes sense to your audience. Understand the basic building blocks essential for successful shot composition, screen direction, depth cues, lighting, screen direction, camera movement, and many general practices that make for richer, multi-layered visuals. Expand your visual vocabulary, help jumpstart your career in filmmaking, and watch visual examples and further instruction on the companion website, www.focalpress.com/cw/bowen. Designed as an easy-to-use reference, Grammar of the Shot presents each topic succinctly with clear photographs and diagrams illustrating the key concepts, and is a staple of any filmmaker’s library.

ISBN

FBC101

Document Type

Article

Grammar of the Shot

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