The Five C's of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Techniques

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Silman-James Press, 1998 - Performing Arts - 251 pages
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This is one of the most respected books on film making ever published. With the aid of hundreds of photographs and diagrams, it clearly and concisely presents the essential concepts and techniques of motion picture camerawork and the allied areas of film making that they interact and impact with. Branching out from five central subject areas, the five Cs -- camera angles, continuity, cutting, close-ups, composition -- Mascelli offers film makers a detailed and practical course in visual thinking. Included are discussions of: cinematic time and space; compositional rules; point-of-view; camera height and angle; master scenes; types of editing; screen direction.

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Review: The Five C's of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Techniques

User Review  - Susan Phelan - Goodreads

Nice, basic overview. It is old and I am not a cinematographer, so I am guessing there are new techniques and rules, but I'm thinking most of the basics are still the basics and that is all I wanted. Read full review

Review: The Five C's of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Techniques

User Review  - Mike Calla - Goodreads

Plain and simple, THE BIBLE of framing and blocking! Read full review

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Contents

CAMERA ANGLES
11
CONTINUITY
67
CUTTING
147
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