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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Although Puttnam would pass on the project, Figgis did finally get backing for his tale set in the seamy world of Newcastle jazz clubs. 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 mikw one of the most innovative auteurs working in contemporary cinema.

The atmospheric homage to Hollywood film noir featured a score by the director, who also persuaded B. Filmmaker Mike Figgis describes how his own development as a filmmaker and gives some advice to young directors. It’s more than just keeping the camera well tuned.

Topics Life and style Making video. The University of Melbourne Library. If they are not, then it will show. Customised cameras, video aesthetics 4. Abhishek Kar rated it it dogital amazing Jan 12, Edition 1st American ed.


‘Treat your camera with love and respect’

F48 Book English Melbourne Polytechnic. I picked this book up to learn about making films on diggital video. After serving as executive producer of Annette Haywood-Carter’s “Foxfire”Figgis then produced his own “One Night Stand”which he extensively rewrote from a Joe Eszterhas script so much so that Eszterhas took no credit.

He outlines the equipment and its uses, and provides an authoritative guide to the shooting process – from working with actors to lighting, framing, and camera movement.

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Digital Filmmaking

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.

Physical Description pages ; 18 cm. Notes Published in the UK in as “Digital film-making”. Video recordings — Production and direction.

Account Options Sign in. He dispenses further wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and music, all while establishing a sound aesthetic basis for the digita format. That deference has gone now, and in a way I applaud its passing.


Henk-jan rated it really liked it Aug 28, Gautham rated it really liked it Sep 07, 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.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Anyone interested in film at a beginners level. The actors and director took virtually no money, and Figgis began his love affair with the cheaper, grittier, “more impressionistic” Super 16 film later blown up to 35 mm normally used in documentaries, perfectly capturing the seamy trappings of the powerful love story. He developed “Slow Fade” into a one-hour piece “The House” for Britain’s Channel 4, capturing the attention of producer David Puttnam, for whom he wrote a treatment that would become his feature writing-directing debut, “Stormy Monday” “.

These things are yours for the period of this creation, and they have all to be imbued with the correct significance and seriousness, as befits the film-making process.