Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production, 4th Edition


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Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production takes the media production process and deconstructs it into its most basic components. Students will learn the basic concepts of media production – frame, sound, light, time, motion, and sequencing – and be able to apply them to any medium they choose, from film and television to fine art and online applications. They will also become well-grounded in the digital work environment and the tools required to produce media in today’s digital environment. This new fourth edition is completely updated and includes a new chapter on the production process and production safety; information on current trends in production, exhibition, and distribution; and much more. New topics include virtual and augmented reality, the use of drones and new practices interactive media. The text is also fully illustrated and includes sidebar discussions of pertinent issues throughout. The companion website has been completely revamped with interactive exercises for each chapter, allowing students to explore the process of media production.

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By Jan Roberts-Breslin Routledge 324 pages Paperback: 9781138240391 pub: 2017-11-15

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 1. Content and Preproduction
The Primacy of Content Developing Story Ideas Classifying Content Development Ethical and Legal Responsibilities Conclusion
Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
2. Composing the Frame
Seeing the World Through a Frame The Still Image Controlling the Frame What’s in the Frame and What Isn’t: Shot Sizes The Weight and Magnetism of the Frame Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
3. Reproducing the Frame
Creating the Image Lenses The Frame Applied to Different Media Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
4. Depth and Movement and Time
Media Illusions Creating Visual Depth Movement Movement Considerations in Different Media Animation and Motion Graphics Virtual, Augmented And Mixed Reality Time and Space Sounds and Images Existing in Time Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
5. Light
The Importance of Light Understanding Light Lighting Concerns of Different Media Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
6. Sound
The Importance of Sound Understanding Sound Reproducing Sound Sound Variations Types of Audio Media Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
7. Sound and Image
A + B = C Elements of Sound Design Sound Recording for Different Media Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
8. Approaches to Production
Determining Your Approach The Production Team The Role of Collaboration Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
9. Making It Happen
The Preproduction Process Insurance and Permissions Production Safety
10. The Theory of Linear Structure
Putting the Story Together Issues of Structure in Preproduction Approaches to Structuring Motion Pictures Applications of Structure Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
11. The Practice of Linear Structure
Sound and Image Transitions Live Editing Postproduction Editing Digital Nonlinear Editing Issues of Convergence and Compatibility Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
12. Nonlinear Structure
Understanding Nonlinearity Types of Interactive Media The Process of Making Interactive Media Putting the Pieces Together Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
13. Exhibition, and Distribution
Changing Media Forms Getting the Work to an Audience The Future Making Media Professionally Conclusion Putting It into Practice Key Concepts
Glossary Index

Reviews

Jan Roberts-Breslin’s Making Media is an excellent primer for the introductory media production course. She weaves a comprehensive roadmap for the budding media artist from concept through execution to distribution. A valuable addition to media production instruction. —Thomas Rondinella, Seton Hall University

About the Author

Jan Roberts-Breslin is a media artist whose video art has been screened and won awards at U.S. and international film and video festivals, aired on PBS, and exhibited at museums. She is a Professor of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College in Boston, where she was the Founding Director of the MFA in Film and Media Art, and currently serves as Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies. She has been a Visiting Scholar at the Communications University of China in Beijing.

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