Contents: Preface. I. The art: 1. Filmmaking. 2. Art of filmmaking. 3. The making of a movie. II. Techniques and technology : film TV/Video: 4. Screenwriting. 5. Cinematography. 6. The camera technology. 7. Lighting. 8. Audiography. 9. Sound technology. 10. Editing. III. Production planning (Film/TV/Video: 11. Planning a production. IV. Terminology: Film TV/Video. Bibliography. A final world. Index.
This book has been designed keeping in mind the requirements of the aspiring and upcoming filmmakers of Indian sub-continent with intentions to provide such filmmakers with a guide rather a handbook, which will go a long way to help them, in knowing and improving their skill. The book lists the comprehensive details of the techniques and terminology of practical value and presents key terms and concepts without overwhelming the reader with technical jargon. The equipment, techniques and terminology used by both the students as well as the working professionals have been discussed thoroughly in this book. This is perhaps the first book of its kind which provides a complete set of the production charts, keeping in view the needs of Indian film makers. (jacket)