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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The diggital 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. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Very helpful and a great insight into Figgis’ mind.

We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Similarly, a great drummer can pick up a wooden packing case and make it sound like an amazing set of drums. Thank you for taking the time to read my review! King to record the title track, a career first for the great bluesman. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait I initially thought that this book was meant to be a direct introduction to the art of filmmaking, and was therefore disappointed in the beginning.

Mar 16, Laura Cavendish rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: So far so good! Happily, I learned quite a bit from this slim less than pgs book and also learned what else I needed to learn! Offering everything that you could wish to know on the subject, this is a handbook that will become an essential back-pocket reference 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.


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 as one of the most innovative auteurs working in contemporary cinema. I would extend that philosophy all the way through the digital film-making process and for all the tools you use – the camera, the tape, the computer.

An important and invaluable text for any aspiring filmmmaker. University of Sydney Library. The studio demanded control over the music and chose two composers to help execute Figgis’ vision, even though he had already done a temporary track to accompany the film. Trivia About Digital Filmmaking. NT Schools Darwin Region. Greg Preece rated it liked it Nov 03, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Want to Read saving…. He dispenses further wisdom on the editing process and the use filmaking sound and music, all while establishing a firm aesthetic basis for the digital format. In this book, he doesn’t assume that you know a lot about filmmaking, but I imagine that a seasoned director would still find quite a bit to learn in this book.


Jones”a change-of-pace romance with Gere as a manic depressive charmer who gets involved with his mikw Lena Olinbe more upbeat. This single location in Australian Capital Territory: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Jimmy P rated it really liked it May 27, I picked this book up to learn about making films on digital video. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. View all 4 comments. That’s the connection you’re interested in. Account Options Sign in.

Abhishek Kar rated it it was amazing Jan 12, 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 musician, then also as an actor.


When the movie opened, he had no expectations for commercial success, but “Leaving Las Vegas” became a critical darling, earning him the best mkke of his career as well as two Oscar nominations for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.

These 5 locations in New South Wales: In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Nevertheless, is a good reminder of those things one tends to forget while filming – could work perfectly as a reminder list -and of the i massive and cheap tools digital era offers. Physical Description pages ; 18 cm.

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So a serious film-maker will pick up an Arriflex, 16mm or 35mm, or a Panasonic video camera, filmmaklng you will see immediately there is a serious intention in the ciggis they’re holding the camera and the way they’re recording the image. Figgis makes filmmaking seem graspable, all you need is time and drive. The point is that it doesn’t really matter what the equipment is. He also composed the score, and Sting, who had starred in “Stormy Monday”, volunteered to sing on the soundtrack.

View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links To ask other readers questions about Digital Filmmakingplease sign up. His impressive American debut, “Internal Affairs”was a striking figgus of police corruption featuring powerhouse performances by a creepy silver-haired Richard Gere and a seething Andy Garcia.