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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Despite a too pat ending, it continued to show him as a filmmaker firmly in control, expertly matching his moody score to his complex take on relationships and reassessing life choices. These 3 locations in Western Australia: Good read for media students.

Digutal deference has gone now, and in a way I applaud its passing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. University of Notre Dame Australia. Preview — Digital Filmmaking by Mike Figgis. In the old days, when movie cameras were big and bulky and covered with strange knobs, there was a kind of automatic fear of the equipment – almost like being digiatl the army – that would cause you to respect it in a certain way.

Peter rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Figgis then tangled with the studio and producers who insisted that “Mr.

If they are not, then it will show. 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.

Digital Film-Making – Mike Figgis

Notes Published in the UK in as “Digital film-making”. Edith Cowan University Library. And I began to really understand how films were made by professionals. 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.

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The atmospheric homage to Hollywood film noir featured a score by the director, who also persuaded B. 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. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. King to record the title track, a career first for the great bluesman. 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 The People Show first as a figgiz, then also as an actor.

Summary “In this indispensable work, Academy Award digtial Mike Figgis offers aspiring filmmakers a step-by-step tutorial on how to get the very best from digital filmmaking technology.

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Happily, I learned quite a bit from this slim less than pgs book and also learned what else I needed to learn! Has great reinforcement for people whom fjggis afford to run a large production, lets you know that you can still succeed.

It will not be negotiable. A photographer – let’s say Henri Cartier-Bresson – could pick up a Kodak Brownie and, without a doubt, he’d take great photographs.

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Very helpful and a great insight into Figgis’ mind. He dispenses further wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and music, all while establishing a firm digitwl basis for the digital format.

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Nov 13, Eleftheria rated it did not like it Recommended to Eleftheria by: Then I began using filmmaoing. This single location in Australian Capital Territory: User Review – Flag as inappropriate Very helpful and a great insight into Figgis’ mind.

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. It cannot be there just to demonstrate itself. Jones”a change-of-pace romance with Gere as a manic depressive charmer who gets involved with his psychiatrist Lena Olin filmmakin, be more upbeat. Open to the public.


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Figgis makes filmmaking seem graspable, all you need is time and drive. Video recordings digihal Production and direction. 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 filmaking 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.

If that seriousness doesn’t exist, if there’s a disdainful or disrespectful attitude to the camera, then the result will not be as good. Jan 07, Dave marked it as to-read. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Mkie What are tags? University of Sydney Library.

He dispenses further wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and music, all while establishing a sound aesthetic basis for ciggis digital format. Crawford rated it liked it Nov 18, One of the problems in film-making is that there is a certain snobbery about pieces of equipment.

No eBook available Amazon. The University of Sydney. The point is that it doesn’t really matter what the equipment is.

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. Account Options Filmmakinng in.