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AC Manual — 9th Ed. (paperback)



 
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Edited by Stephen Burum, ASC

In this two-volume paperback edition of the American Cinematographer Manual, 9th Ed., the first volume is the reference guide and the second volume is the field guide. Vol. 1 contains in-depth chapters by such noted professionals Rob Hummel ("Comparisons of 1.85, Anamorphic and Super 35 Film Formats"); John C. Hora, ASC ("Anamorphic Cinematography"); Iain Neil ("Lenses"); Richard Edlund, ASC ("Motion-Control Cinematography"); and Bill Feightner and Robert L. Eicholz ("Digital Postproduction for Film"). Vol. 2 features the camera section (assembled by Jon Fauer, ASC), and continues with all of the tables and charts for quick reference while working on set.

Each book is 6"x9" and contains more than 400 pages.

Here are some of the features:

  • More than 30 new charts, including lighting intensities for more than 90 fixtures.
  • An article on digital intermediates by Bill Feightner and Robert L. Eicholz of EFilm
  • A new chapter on hanging miniatures by visual-effects wizard Dan Curry
  • "Tak's tips" from Panavision lens expert Tak Miyagishima
  • The most extensive section yet on motion-picture formulas, written by Evans Wetmore, vice president of advanced engineering at 20th Century Fox
  • A chapter on motion-control by Richard Edlund, ASC, who has included the latest updates on digital technology
Additional Info
    • Publisher: ASC Press
    • Page Count: 480/464
    • ISBN#: 0-935578-31-5/0-935578-32-3