Re: Video on film making?

Rhonda Rosen (
Thu, 20 Aug 1998 09:43:00 -0700

gary -
have you tried First Light Video Publishing?
they are here in L.A. and have lots of film technique videos....


At 08:55 AM 8/20/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Besides the Annenberg American Cinema installment on film language, does
>anyone know of a good introduction (on video) to film grammar and
>technique...something that demonstrates, say,
>types of camera placement and movement, editing conventions, etc. I'm
>looking more for something to show film history students than film
>production students. Films for the Humanities has a BBC series (The
>Language of Film), but it doesn't quite look like it fits the bill.
>You assistance will be greatly appreciated!
>Gary Handman
>Media Resources Center
>Moffitt Library
>UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
>"You are looking into the mind of home video. It is innocent, it is aimless,
>it is determined, it is real" --Don DeLillo, Underworld

Rhonda Rosen
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