Add sound to your movies : a practical guide for the amateur film maker / Mike Kent
London: Macmillan, 1979.
Call No: 244.7(036) KEN Author: Kent, Mike Source: UK Place: London Publisher: Macmillan PubDate: 1979 PhysDes: xv, 235 p. : ill ; 23 cm Subject: SOUND; SOUND RECORDING; SOUND TRACKS; SOUND EDITING; COMMENTARY Summary: Add Sound to Your Movies covers almost every aspect of the subject, from recording techniques and easy 'music-and-voice-over' to advanced track laying. [Taken from back cover.] ISBN: 0333271262 Donation: donated by the family of Wayne Levy, 2006 More info
Audio-vision : sound on screen / Michel Chion ; edited and translated by Claudia Gorbman ; with a foreword by Walter Murch
New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.
Call No: 634 CHI Author: Chion, Michel, 1947; Gorbman, Claudia; Murch, Walter, 1943 Place: New York Publisher: Columbia University Press PubDate: 1994 PhysDes: xxvii, 239 p. : ill. ; 22 cm Subject: SOUND; SOUND EDITING; SOUND RECORDING; SOUNDTRACKS Summary: "In Audio-vision, the French composer-filmmaker-critic Michel Chion presents a reassessment of the audiovisual media since sound's revolutionary debut in 1927 and sheds light on the mutual influences of sound and image in audiovisual perception. Chion expands on the arguments from his influential trilogy on sound in cinema -- La voix au cinema, Le son au cinema, and La toile trouvee -- while providing an overview of the functions and aesthetics of sound in film and television. He considers the effects of evolving audiovisual technologies such as widescreen, multitrack sound, and Dolby stereo on audio-vision, influences of sound on the perception of space and time, and contemporary forms of audio-vision embodied in music videos, video art, and commercial television. His final chapter presents a model fo audiovisual analysis of film" -- Back cover Notes: Includes bibliographical references p. (-227) and index ISBN: 0231078994 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0231078986 (alk. paper) LON: 93023982; 10140132 More info
Cinematography : a guide for film makers and film teachers / Kris Malkiewicz ; line drawings by Jim Fletcher
New York Sydney: Simon & Schuster, 1992, c1989.
Film and television production : problems, possibilities and techniques : proceedings of conference, Armidale - January 7-14, 1961 / Clarence Regional Office, Department of Adult Education, University of New England
Armidale, NSW: University of New England, 1961.
Call No: 22 CLA Author: University of New England. Clarence Regional Office; University of New England. Department of Adult Education Source: AT Place: Armidale, NSW Publisher: University of New England PubDate: 1961 PhysDes: 128 p. ; 33cm Subject: 16 MM FILMS; AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION; CAMERAS; CINEMATOGRAPHY; EDITING; EDUCATION AND TV; FILMMAKING; PRODUCTION; PRODUCTION, TV; SCRIPTWRITING; SOUND RECORDING Summary: A collection of proceedings from the University of England's first residential "Film and Television Producers' School" held for seven days in January 1961. Notes: Book is in extremely fragile condition; handle with care Contents: Introduction -- Editorial -- List of lecturers and delegates -- Preface to notes -- "The future of television": Sir Richard Boyer -- Question and answer session -- "The place of the creative thinker in film and television": Mr. Maslyn Williams -- Films shown in discussion evenings -- "Form and construction": Mr Maslyn Williams -- "Creative editing": Mr. Stanley Hawes -- Masculine cut and feminine fade -- "The seeing eye": Mr. Geoffrey Collings -- Black & white versus colour -- "Notes for a talk on the photographic lenses": Dr. Neville Fletcher -- Some questions on editing -- "The sound track and film production": Mr. Don Kennedy -- "Notes on a lecture-demonstration on television production": Mr. Colin Dean -- The impossible isn't possible -- "Preparing a script": Mr. Shan Benson -- A simple appreciation of picture reproduction characteristics -- "The motion picture film in the school": Mr. Clive Linz -- 35 mm and 16 mm film -- "The use of television for educational purposes": Mr. Charles Bull -- Reference to lecture by Mr. King -- "Influence of Production on vision and sound recording in T.V.": Mr. Carl Wilhelm -- Construction and form in the arts More info
Film technology in post production / Dominic Case
Jordan Hill, Oxford: Focal Press, 1997.
Hands on : new technology in documentary making / by Marcus Gillezeau ; edited by Jane Oehr and Gill McKinlay
Sydney: Australian Film Commission, 1997.
Encore (August 2012) p.23-5 Author: Pearson, Georgina PhysDes: Article Subject: SOUND; SOUND EDITING; SOUND MIXING; SOUND RECORDING Summary: Sound can completely change the feel and effect of a piece of content and plays a key part in creating atmosphere of what's on screen, whether it be for a film or television. In his article Pearson talks with sound designers and explores some of the processes involved in sound production. More info
Music, sound and filmmakers : sonic style in cinema / edited by James Wierzbicki
New York : London: Routledge, 2012.
Call No: 634 MUS Author: Wierzbicki, James (ed.) Source: US/UK Place: New York : London Publisher: Routledge PubDate: 2012 PhysDes: xv, 210 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Series: Routledge music and screen media series Subject: DIRECTORS; FILM; FILM WORKERS; LYNCH, DAVID; MUSIC AND THE CINEMA; MUSIC IN FILMS; PRODUCERS; SOUND; SOUND EDITING; SOUND EFFECTS; SOUND RECORDING; ANDERSON, WES; BERGMAN, INGMAR; COEN, JOEL & ETHAN; GREENAWAY, PETER; KIESLOWSKI, KRZYSZTOF; KUBRICK, STANLEY; SELZNICK, DAVID O.; TARANTINO, QUENTIN; TARKOVSKY, ANDREI; VAN SANT, GUS Summary: "Music, Sound and filmmakers: Sonic Style in Cinema examines the work of filmmakers whose concern is not just for the eye, but also for the ear. The bulk of the text focuses on the work of directors Wes Anderson, Ingmar Bergman, the Coen brothers, Peter Greenaway, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino, Andrey Tarkovsky and Gus Van Sant. Significantly, the anthology includes a discussion of films administratively controlled by such famously sound-conscious producers as David O. Selznick and Val Lewton. Written by the leading film music scholars from Europe, North America, and Australia, Music, Sound and Filmmakers: Sonic Style in Cinema will complement other volumes in Film Music Coursework, or stand on its own among a body of research. " -- BOOK BLURB Notes: Formerly CIP; Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 9780415898942 Contents: -- series foreword -- preface -- acknowledgments -- 1: sonic style in cinema / James Wierzbicki -- 2: Music, sound, and silence in the films of Ingmar Bergman / Per F. Broman -- 3: Andrey Tarkovsky : the refrain of the sonic fingerprint / Elizabeth Fairweather -- 4: "It's all really happening" : sonic shaping in the films of Wes Anderson / Ben Winters -- 5: Kieslowski's musique concre`te / Joseph G. Kickasola -- 6: Gus Van Sant's soundwalks and audio-visual musique concre`te / Danijela Kulezic-Wilson -- 7: Blowin' in the wind : music and meaning in the Coen Brothers' films / Matthew McDonald -- 8: Sound and uncertainty in the horror films of the Lewton Unit / Michael Lee -- 9: Conducting the composer : David O. Selznick and the Hollywood film score / Nathan Platte -- 10: The Stanley Kubrick experience : music, firecrackers, disorientation, and you / Kate McQuiston -- 11: The filmmaker's contract : controlling sonic space in the films of Peter Greenaway / Ian Sapiro -- 12: The attractions of repetition : Tarantino's sonic style / Lisa Coulthard -- 13: Dream timbre : notes on Lynchian sound design / Isabella van Elferen -- list of contributors -- bibliography -- index -- More info
Sound : dialogue, music, and effects / edited by Kathryn Kalinak
London: I.B. Tauris, 2015.
Call No: 244 SOU Author: Kalinak, Kathryn (ed.) Source: US/UK Place: London Publisher: I.B. Tauris PubDate: 2015 PhysDes: 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm Series: Behind the silver screen ; 10 Subject: SOUND; SOUND EFFECTS; SOUND EDITING; SOUND RECORDING; SOUND TRACK; SOUNDTRACKS; MUSIC IN FILMS; MUSIC AND THE CINEMA; DIALOGUE; CINEMATOGRAPHY; HISTORY OF CINEMA; POST-PRODUCTION; PRODUCTION Summary: "This innovative book highlights the workers who collaborated inside and outside Hollywood to produce dialogue, sound effects and music for motion pictures. It demonstrates the transformative powers of sound as they shape the specific ways in which film meaning is made." -- BOOK BACK COVER Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-206) and index ISBN: 9781784534059 Contents: -- Introduction / Kathryn Kalinak -- The silent screen, 1894-1927 / James Wierzbicki -- Classical Hollywood, 1928-1946 / Kathryn Kalinak -- Postwar Hollywood, 1947-1967 / Nathan Platte -- The auteur renaissance, 1968-1980 / Jeff Smith -- The new Hollywood, 1981-1999 / Jay Beck with Vanessa Theme Ament -- The modern entertainment marketplace, (2000-present) / Mark Kerins -- Academy Awards for sound -- Academy Awards for music -- notes -- glossary -- selected bibliography -- notes on contributors -- index -- More info
The technique of documentary film production / by W. Hugh Baddeley ; with a preface by Paul Rotha
London: Focal Press, 1975.
Call No: 761 BAD Author: Baddeley, Hugh W. Edition: 4th rev. ed Place: London Publisher: Focal Press PubDate: 1975 PhysDes: 282 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Series: The library of communication techniques Subject: BUDGETING; CAMERAS; CINEMATOGRAPHY; DISTRIBUTION; DOCUMENTARIES; DOCUMENTARY FILMS; EDITING; FILMMAKING; INSURANCE, FILM; LIGHTING; LOCATION FINDING; LOCATION SHOOTING; MUSIC AND THE CINEMA; PRE-PRODUCTION; POST-PRODUCTION; PRODUCTION; PRODUCTION COSTS; SCRIPTWRITING; SOUNDTRACKS; SOUND EDITING; SOUND RECORDING Summary: "Hugh Baddeley has carried out further revisions of this book since the last edition which he enlarged by nearly forty pages. He has taken into consideration the needs of television and the text now contains interviews with well-known TV producers and key TV personnel. It deals with every aspect of documentary and factual film production. Intended for the working professional, the trainee, and the student, amateurs too will find the breadth and scope of the subject stimulating. Nowadays when the film serves not merely as a tool of entertainment, but increasingly as a tool with a variety of eminently practical jobs to do, more people than ever before become involved with film production.
Public relations officers, sales managers, television executives, those in charge of works film units, organisations using films for fund raising for charities, and members of expeditions will find here vital information. The means and methods of producing factual films are dealt with step-by-step from the initial idea to the making of release prints and their distribution. The typical problems of the "documentary" - shooting on distant and remote locations, as well as the difficulties of providing effective lighting outside the studio - are presented in practical terms. Sound recording, both under studio conditions and on location, is covered in detail. The techniques involved in laying and mixing multiple recordings to produce the final master track are described. Especially valuable are those practical suggestions that the author is able to offer from his own long personal experience. These range from budgeting and obtaining insurance cover to dealing with foreign customs." -- BOOK JACKET Notes: First ed. published 1963; Includes index ISBN: 0240509158; 0240509293 (pbk.) LON: 8735625 8735625 URL status: URL: 'http://-'
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Vocal Tracks : performance and sound media / Jacob Smith
Berkeley: University of California Press, c2008.
Call No: 244 SMI Author: Smith, Jacob Source: US Place: Berkeley Publisher: University of California Press PubDate: c2008 PhysDes: viii, 294 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Subject: VOICES; SOUND; SOUND EDITING; SOUND EFFECTS; SOUND RECORDING Summary: "This entertaining and innovative book focuses on vocal performance styles that developed in tandem with the sound technologies of the phonograph, radio, and film. Writing in a clear and lively manner, Jacob Smith looks at these media and their industries through the lens of performance, bringing to light a fascinating nexus of performer, technology and audience. Combining film aesthetics, cultural histories of technologies and industries, and theories of performance, Smith convincingly connects disparate and largely neglected niches to explore the development of a modern vocal performance. He analyzes an astoningshly diverse range of media texts - phonographic laughing records, broadcast laugh tracks, acting styles found in radio melodramas, singing styles heard on recordings of popular music, and secret recordings of prank phone calls - to illustrate how performance styles developed in response to technological mediation. " -- BOOK BLURB Notes: "An Ahmanson book in the humanities"--P.  of cover; Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-286) and index ISBN: 9780520254947 Contents: Pt. 1. Flooding Out -- 1. Recorded Laughter and the Performance of Authenticity -- 2. Erotic Performance on Record -- Pt. 2. A Finer Grain of the Voice -- 3. The Nearness of You; or, The Voice of Melodrama -- 4. Rough Mix -- Pt. 3. Bugging the Backstage -- 5. The Act of Being Yourself -- 6. Phony Performances. More info