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Digital Film-making Mike Figgis No preview available – But it will help you gain con I picked this book up to learn about mikee films on digital video. In this indispensable guide, leading director Mike Figgis offers the reader a step-by-step tutorial in how to use digital filmmaking technology so as to get the very best from it.
But most importantly, it had me itching to get my hands on my flmmaking and get filming. If they are not, then it will show.
Motion pictures — Editing — Data processing. Henk-jan rated it really liked it Aug 28, This is not a nuts-and-bolts guide to making a digital film. It really matters who the artist is, and what their attitude is.
The University of Melbourne. Happily, I learned quite a bit from this slim less than pgs book and also learned what else I needed to learn!
Jul 22, Annabel rated it it was amazing Recommends dihital for: The actors and director took virtually no money, and Figgis began his love affair figgiz 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.
Despite a too pat ending, it continued to show him as mile filmmaker firmly in control, expertly matching his moody score to his complex take on relationships and reassessing life choices. Tags What are tags? 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. Good read for media students.
Working with actors 9. That deference has gone now, and in a way I applaud its passing.
Digital Filmmaking by Mike Figgis
Part memoir, part manifesto, part master class, this work by Figgisthe award-winning creator of Leaving Las Vegas and Timecodestands apart from most books on digital filmmaking by going beyond the He further dispenses wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and music, all the while establishing a sound aesthetic basis for the digital format. 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 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.
Undaunted by his unsuccessful application to London’s National Film School, Figgis began writing and directing his own stage productions, visually striking works like “Redheugh”, “Slow Fade” and “Animals of the City”, which combined music with filmed segments and live performance.
When you take something out of a box which is going to be the connection between you and your artistic vision, unless you establish a specific kind of relationship with it – turn it from an object to an extension of yourself – then I don’t think you can call yourself a film-maker. Jun 20, Mun85 rated it liked it.
Jan 15, Fuzzy Gerdes rated it it was amazing. These 5 locations in New South Wales: He dispenses further wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and music, all while establishing a firm aesthetic basis for the digital format. I knew very little about the topic and didn’t know how much I would get from this book. 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.
Jimmy P rated it really liked it May 27, Then I began using 35mm.
Digital Film-Making – Mike Figgis
Open to the public. Has great reinforcement for people whom can’t afford to run a large production, lets you know that you can still succeed. figgiis
It’s really important that you treat an inexpensive camcorder with exactly the same respect as you would an Arriflex 35mm camera.