DIGITAL FILMMAKING MIKE FIGGIS PDF

In this indispensable guide to digital film-making, leading film-maker, Mike Figgis, offers the reader a step-by-step tutorial in how to use digital technology so as. Mike FiggisIn this indispensable guide, leading director Mike Figgis a step-by- step tutorial in how to use digital filmmaking technology so as. In this indispensable guide, Academy Award nominee Mike Figgis offers the reader a step-by-step tutorial in how to use digital filmmaking.

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May not be open to the public ; My friend Rob gave this to me for xmas. The way that you pick up a camera and the way that you address the camera is fundamental. That deference has gone now, and in a way I applaud its passing. University of Notre Dame Australia. The more accessible a camera seems – the smaller it is, the more plastic its component parts – the less respect it will be given. The University of Melbourne Library. I’ve been intrigued by Mike Figgis since we saw Time Code during the rehearsals for A Day in the Life — it’s a flawed movie, but an incredibly interesting idea.

University of Sydney Library. His next film, “The Loss of Sexual Inn Figgis then tangled with the studio and producers who insisted that “Mr. Parramatta South Campus Library.

Offering everything that you could wish to know on the subject, this is a handbook that will become an essential back-pocket reference for the digital film enthusiast – whether your goal is to make no-budget movies, or simply to put your video camera to more use than just holidays and weddings. After studying music in London, he became a member of Gas Board, an Engl With his roots in experimental theater and music, it is perhaps surprising that Kenyan-born writer-director Mike Figgis started out as such a conventional filmmaker, but his dissatisfaction with the Hollywood studio system eventually led to his true calling as one of the most innovative auteurs working in contemporary cinema.

So I was looking forward to reading Digital Filmmaking. Nor can you really hope to get the best results. He further dispenses wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and music, all the while establishing digotal sound aesthetic basis for the digital format.

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Digital Film-Making – Mike Figgis

Good read for media students. Edition 1st American ed. Sep 27, Caitlin rated it really liked it Shelves: He gives practical, simple advice “You can light a scene with the light from a cell phone if you need to” to advice on complicated and delicate situations How to make sure that you retain creative control of your project. The technology exists, the equipment is much cheaper than it was, the post-production facilities are on a laptop computer, the entire equipment to make a film can go in a couple of cases and be carried as hand luggage on a plane.

Jun 20, Mun85 rated it liked it. When you take something out of a box which is going to be the connection between you and your artistic vision, unless you establish a specific kind of relationship with it – turn it from an object to an extension of yourself – then I don’t think you can call yourself a film-maker.

For the period of its working life, the camera will be the film-maker’s most crucial connection between the idea, the intention, and the result. I knew very little about the topic and didn’t know how much I would get from this book. Account Options Sign in. Dec 01, K. It really matters who the artist is, and what their attitude is. His follow up, “Liebestraum”made precious little sense–something about a year-old sex scandal, corruption, and family madness–but had style to spare, and with Brit backing, he was able to write his own score, a more or less “wall-to-wall” affair, often almost inaudible but always a presence.

Any one who has had some or even little experience in film making will not find this interesting or handy whatsoever. The atmospheric homage to Hollywood film noir featured a score by the director, who also persuaded B. Undaunted by his unsuccessful application to London’s National Film School, Figgis began writing and directing his own stage productions, visually striking works like “Redheugh”, “Slow Fade” and “Animals of the City”, which combined music with filmed segments and live performance.

No eBook available Amazon. It won’t explain precisely how to edit films in Final Cut Pro or how to make sure that your aperture is set to precisely the right level. Open to the public Book English Murdoch University. City of Gold Coast Libraries. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Then I began working in Hollywood. Offering everything that you could wish to know on the subject, this is a handbook that will become an essential backpocket eference for the digital film enthusiast—whether your goal is to make no-budget movies or simply to put your video camera to more use than just holidays and weddings.

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After studying music in London, he became a member of Gas Board, an English rhythm-and-blues band which also featured a pre-fame Bryan Ferryand later went on tour for nearly a decade with an experimental theater group Mke People Show first as a musician, then also as an actor.

Open to the public ; Now there is no reason to prevent anybody from making a film. F48 Book English Melbourne Polytechnic. I initially thought that this book was meant to be a direct introduction to the art of filmmaking, and was therefore disappointed in the beginning.

These 3 locations in Western Australia: Crawford rated it liked it Nov 18, When the movie opened, he had no expectations for commercial success, but “Leaving Las Vegas” became a critical darling, earning him the best reviews of his career as well as two Oscar nominations for Best Director and Best Adapted Eigital.

I’ll make an analogy with music.

Notes Published in the UK in as “Digital film-making”. No trivia or quizzes yet. Comments and reviews What are comments? The technology exists, the equipment is much cheaper than it was, the post-production facilities are on a laptop computer, the entire equipment to make a film can go in a couple of cases and be carried as hand luggage on a plane.

Login to add to list. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Good insight figggis Director although a little bit black or white opinionated. David rated it really liked it Apr 08,