Higher Education

Digital Video BASICS, 1st Edition

  • Scott Schaefermeyer
  • ISBN-10: 1418865133  |  ISBN-13: 9781418865139
  • 318 Pages
  • © 2008 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.50



This book from the BASICS series covers digital video concepts through preproduction, production, and postproduction. Through its easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions students will learn all the skills needed to script, shoot, and edit a digital video.

Features and Benefits

  • Gives students hands-on experience in creating their own digital videos.
  • Takes a step-by-step approach in breaking down digital video concepts to keep students engaged throughout each lesson.
  • Contains 10 lessons and three Unit Reviews, sufficient material for a full course on digital video.
  • Provides extensive end of chapter reinforcement, including review questions, critical thinking problems, review projects, and more!

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Preproduction
Lesson 1: Video and Digital Video Basics
Lesson 2: Telling a Story
Lesson 3: Script Breakdown
Lesson 4: Strip Boarding, Scheduling, and Budgeting

Unit 2: Production
Lesson 5: The Camera
Lesson 6: Lighting
Lesson 7: Production Audio
Lesson 8: Directing

Unit 3: Postproduction
Lesson 9: Editing Video
Lesson 10: Audio Editing
Lesson 11: Delivery


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resources  (ISBN-10: 1423903943 | ISBN-13: 9781423903949)