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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This single location in Northern Territory: He outlines the equipment and its uses, and provides an authoritative guide to the shooting process—from working with actors to lighting, framing, and camera movement. It really matters who the artist is, and what their attitude is. Jan 15, Fuzzy Gerdes rated it it was amazing. He developed “Slow Fade” into a one-hour piece “The House” for Britain’s Channel 4, capturing the attention of producer David Puttnam, for whom he wrote a treatment that would become his feature writing-directing debut, “Stormy Monday” “.
Anna rated it liked it Oct 31, In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. 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. University of Canberra Library. Now that violinist could take a cheap Chinese violin made for schoolchildren, tune it and play it, and I guarantee a lot of people couldn’t tell the difference from the Stradivarius – because of the musician.
Anyone interested in film at a beginners level.
Digital Filmmaking by Mike Figgis
The technology exists, the equipment is much cheaper than it was, the post-production facilities are on a laptop computer, the entire equipment to make a film can go in a couple of cases and be carried as hand luggage on a plane.
Customised cameras, video aesthetics 4. These 5 locations in New South Wales: Digital Filmmaking Mike Figgis No preview available – Offering everything that you could wish to know on the subject, this is a handbook that will become an essential backpocket eference 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.
Any one who has had some or even little experience in film making will not find this interesting or handy whatsoever. But most importantly, it had me itching to get my hands on my camera I’ve been intrigued by Mike Figgis since we saw Time Code during the rehearsals for A Day in the Life — it’s a flawed movie, but an incredibly interesting idea.
Jan 16, PJ rated it really liked it.
That’s the connection you’re interested in. He further dispenses wisdom on the editing process and the use of sound and fiygis, all the while establishing a sound aesthetic basis for the digital format. 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.
The actors 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. Good read for media students. Digital Filmmaking by Mike Figgis.
Published April 17th by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. F48 Book English Show 0 more libraries This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He also composed the score, and Sting, who had starred in “Stormy Monday”, volunteered to sing on the soundtrack. Books by Mike Figgis. Paperbackpages. Sep 27, Caitlin rated it really liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page. This book is an introduction to filmmaking for non experienced,amateurs or wanna be film makers.
The technology exists, the equipment is much cheaper than it digktal, the post-production facilities are on a laptop computer, the entire equipment to make a film can go in a couple of cases and be carried as hand luggage on a plane.
Rob Shaw rated it really liked it Nov 29, 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 film,aking the Hollywood studio system eventually led to his true calling as one of the most innovative auteurs working in contemporary cinema.
Then I began working in Hollywood. David rated it really liked it Apr 08, This is not a nuts-and-bolts guide to making a digital film.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists What are lists? Picking up lots of useful advice from this, but Mike Figgis is a self-centred cocky mofo and it just screams off the page. Very helpful and a great insight into Figgis’ mind.