American Cinematographer's Shot Craft

by Jay Holben

Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9798350928365
Publisher: Adakin Press
Publish Date: October 2023
Pages: 346
Dimensions: TBD
Weight: 1 lbs.
  • A collection of Jay Holben's SHOT CRAFT articles from American Cinematographer magazine. A treasured series of educational pieces on the art and science of cinematography. An extraordinary book for the film student and refresher for the seasoned pro - SHOT CRAFT is written in an easy-to-read tone that explains the technical and complicated in simple language. It is a collection of lessons, tips & techniques that is a must-have for everyone working in the art of visual storytelling in motion pictures. This book features a curated selection from the first five years of this monthly column providing insights on: cinematography fundamentals, formats, exposure, lighting & electricity, optics, travel & locations, filmmaking techniques, relationships, communication & career.

  • Jay Holben has been a professional in Hollywood for more than 30 years. Rising through the ranks primarily from electrician to gaffer to cinematographer, Holben has experience in feature films, commercials, documentary, television, music videos, shorts and more. An Associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers, Co-Chair of the ASC's Motion Imaging Technology Council, international lecturer and author of three previous books on cinematography: A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Cinematic Lighting on (Almost) No Budget, Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches and The Cine Lens Manual: The Definitive Filmmaker's Guide
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