by Herbert Zettl
The most comprehensive book on the market, Herb Zettl’s SIGHT SOUND MOTION: APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS, 8e describes the major aesthetic image elements -- light and color, space, time-motion, and sound -- as well as presents in-depth coverage on how they are creatively used in television and film. Zettl’s thorough coverage of aesthetic theory and the application of that theory place this contemporary and highly relevant text in a class by itself. It equips students to think critically aboutGET BOOK!
by Herbert Zettl
Media aesthetics have gained prominence with the dramatic advances in the digital technology of video and electronic cinema, making Herb Zettl’s SIGHT SOUND MOTION: APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS more applicable than ever. The seventh edition of SIGHT SOUND MOTION continues to be the most comprehensive book on the market, not only describing the major aesthetic image elements--light and color, space, time-motion, and sound--but also presenting in-depth coverage on how they are creatively used in television and film. Zettl’s thoroughGET BOOK!
by Herbert Zettl
Media aesthetics have gained prominence with the dramatic advances in the digital technology of video and electronic cinema. In this dynamic field, Herb Zettl's Sight Sound Motion/Applied Media Aesthetics, Fifth Edition is more applicable than ever. This new edition of Sight Sound Motion continues to be the most comprehensive book on the market, not only describing the major aesthetic image elements - light and color, space, time-motion, and sound - but also presenting in-depth coverage on the creative waysGET BOOK!
by Herbert Zettl
Herbert Zettl draws on his expertise and field experience to bring you the sixth edition of VIDEO BASICS, a handiest and most authoritative, current, and technically accurate student guide to video production available. Meeting the need for a briefer book, this text distills comprehensive video instruction so that it can be covered in a single semester. The book moves students from video concepts and processes to production tools and techniques and, finally, to the production environment (studio and field, insideGET BOOK!
by Peter Rothbart
In The Synergy of Film and Music: Sight and Sound in Five Hollywood Films, Peter Rothbart examines a handful of motion pictures to convey how a variety of elements work together to create a singular experience. Rothbart considers the aural and visual aspects of five representative films: West Side Story, Psycho, Empire of the Sun, Altered States, and American Beauty. After reviewing the various roles that music can serve in a film, as well as an overview of the filmGET BOOK!
by Herbert Zettl
Zettl's VideoLab 4.0 is an interactive DVD-ROM (Windows and Mac compatible) that gives users virtual hands-on practice, allowing them to go beyond simply reading about production techniques to actually applying them in the studio and the field. Now with Advanced Labs, challenging exercises designed to improve students' ability with the equipment and concepts introduced in the regular modules.GET BOOK!
by Nancy Graham Holm
Developed from the established traditions of print and radio journalism, television journalism has often failed to reach its potential to develop away from these other media. However, because of the synthesis of words, pictures, and sound, television journalism has the ability to shift from simply reporting the news to weaving stories. In Fascination, veteran television journalist Nancy Graham Holm incorporates years in the field and extensive teaching experience to produce an instructive and entertaining guide to all aspects of televisionGET BOOK!
by Kevin Roberts
In the debates about what's next for marketing, communications and the media, the voice of Kevin Roberts is clear and compelling. Roberts is CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi, Ideas Company. He turned the world of marketing upside down with the international bestseller Lovemarks: the future beyond brands. Now he's back with a book inspired by the screen-sisomo: the future on screen.GET BOOK!
by Michel Chion
Michel Chion’s landmark Audio-Vision has exerted significant influence on our understanding of sound-image relations since its original publication in 1994. Chion argues that sound film qualitatively produces a new form of perception. Sound in audiovisual media does not merely complement images. Instead, the two channels together engage audio-vision, a special mode of perception that transforms both seeing and hearing. We don’t see images and hear sounds separately—we audio-view a trans-sensory whole. In this updated and expanded edition, ChionGET BOOK!
by Robert M. Goodman,Patrick McGrath
Rebecca Harding Davis was a prominent author of radical social fiction during the latter half of the nineteenth century. In stories that combine realism with sentimentalism, Davis confronted a wide range of contemporary American issues, giving voice to working women, prostitutes, wives seeking divorce, celibate utopians, and female authors. Davis broke down distinctions between the private and the public worlds, distinctions that trapped women in the ideology of domesticity. By engaging current strategies in literary hermeneutics with a strong senseGET BOOK!
by Bruce A. Williams,Michael X. Delli Carpini
The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information. After Broadcast News puts this challenge into historical context, arguing that it is the latest of several critical moments, driven by economic, political, cultural and technological changes, in which the relationship among citizens, political elites and the media has been contested. Out of these past moments, distinct 'media regimes' eventually emerged, each with its own seemingly natural rules and norms, andGET BOOK!
by Micah M. Murray,Mark T. Wallace
It has become accepted in the neuroscience community that perception and performance are quintessentially multisensory by nature. Using the full palette of modern brain imaging and neuroscience methods, The Neural Bases of Multisensory Processes details current understanding in the neural bases for these phenomena as studied across species, stages of development, and clinical statuses. Organized thematically into nine sub-sections, the book is a collection of contributions by leading scientists in the field. Chapters build generally from basic to applied, allowingGET BOOK!
by Alexis Van Hurkman
The colorist is responsible for the critical final stage of refinement of the film and broadcast image. Using all of the controls modern color correction software provides, colorists refine the mood, create style, add polish to scenes, and breathe life into the visuals. The craft of color correction can take considerable trial and error to learn, while the art of color grading takes years to perfect. Alexis Van Hurkman draws on his wealth of industry experience to provide a thoroughlyGET BOOK!
In this timeless and profound inquiry, Aristotle presents a view of the psyche that avoids the simplifications both of the materialists and those who believe in the soul as something quite distinct from body. On the Soul also includes Aristotle's idiosyncratic and influential account of light and colors. On Memory and Recollection continues the investigation of some of the topics introduced in On the Soul. Sachs's fresh and jargon-free approach to the translation of Aristotle, his lively and insightful introduction,GET BOOK!
by Jeanne DuPrau
A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies! The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she’s sure it holds a secret that will saveGET BOOK!