Video Editing and Post-production: A Professional Guide

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Focal Press, 1999 - Performing Arts - 196 pages
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Videotape Editing and Post-Production emphasizes the basic information that professionals need to acquire a practical, working knowledge of editing equipment and the post-production process.

This book is a "real world" guide to both the technical and non-technical aspects of videotape production. The text and numerous illustrations bring the reader up-to-date on the latest developments in video, including component video signal, field rate SMPTE time code, Betacam SP (TM), VHS HiFi, the videotape editing bay, control edit list cleaning, and multi format editing. Anderson also provides timely information on the latest film to video offline systems, track editing, time-code editing, offline editing, digital video effects systems, electronic animation and graphics systems, and personal computers that function as edit controllers and edit list management tools. Combining basic information on editing equipment and techniques with tips on budgeting, organization, and getting into video editing, this is a valuable reference tool for experienced and novice editing professionals.

Practical, hands-on approach
Provides novices with basic information on equipment and techniques
Offers professionals guidance on the management of the process

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