The Filmmaker's Handbook

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New American Library, 1984 - Cinematography - 434 pages
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Review: The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age

User Review  - Myka - Goodreads

As most people have noted in their reviews, this is a reference book that feels a bit dated. However, it remains a useful introduction to the topic and had good tips for orienting a project. The ... Read full review

Review: The Filmmaker's Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age

User Review  - J. - Goodreads

This would be a great reference, if it weren't so dated. It needs to be gutted and reborn for the digital era, basically. The information in this book is 1-2 decades out of sync with reality. All of ... Read full review

Contents

The Motion Picture Camera
21
The Lens
55
The Film Image
93
Copyright

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About the author (1984)

STEVEN ASCHER has taught filmmaking at Harvard and MIT. His awards include Sundance Grand Jury Prize, a George Foster Peabody Award, and the Prix Italia. He has been nominated for an Oscar.
EDWARD PINCUS founded the film section at MIT and later taught filmmaking at Harvard. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, and he is the author of the widely used "Guide to Filmmaking,

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