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The Camera Assistant's Manual 6th Edition
The Camera Assistant's Manual 6th Edition

List Price: $49.95
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Author(S): David E. Elkins, SOC
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published Feb. 2013
Page Count 596

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: 9780240818689

Description Table of Contents Author Information
Excel as an Assistant Cameraman (AC) in today’s evolving film industry with this updated classic. Learn what to do—and what NOT to do—during production and get the job done right the first time.

The Camera Assistant’s Manual, Sixth Edition covers the basics of cinematography andprovides you with the multi-skill set needed to maintain and transport a camera, troubleshoot common problems on location, prepare for job interviews, and work with the latest film and video technologies. Illustrations, checklists, and tables accompany each chapter and highlight the daily workflow of an AC.

This new edition has been updated to include:

A fresh chapter on the entry level camera positions of Camera Trainee/Production Assistant
Coverage of emerging iPhone apps that are used by filmmakers and ACs on set
An updated companion website offering online tutorials, clips, and techniques that ACs can easily access while on location (www.cameraassistantmanual.com)
All new sample reports and forms including AC time cards, resumé templates, a digital camera report, and a non-prep disclaimer
Instruction and custom forms to help freelance filmmakers keep track of daily expenses for tax purposes
The Camera Assistant’s Manual, Sixth Edition is an AC's bible for success and a must-have for anyone looking to prosper in this highly technical and ever-changing profession.

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