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A Dictionary of Communication and Media Studies
The new fourth edition of "A Dictionary of Communication and Media Studies", like its highly successful predecessors, brings together a large amount of up-to-the-minute information on current media policy and practice, communication and cultural theory.
Dictionary of Film Terms
This expanded, updated version of a book that has become a standard reference in film studies defines clearly and concisely the essential terms of film analysis, appreciation, and production.
Dictionary of Video and Television Technology
This up-to-date reference is the most complete dictionary covering this fast-paced field. It contains virtually all the terminology commonly used in modern global video and television technology, with thorough definitions aimed at the engineering level.
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media and Communication
This dictionary is designed to help students and general readers unlock the significance of the terminology and jargon commonly used in these fields. This dictionary also encompasses basic concepts from the fields of anthropology, archaeology, psychology, psychoanalysis, linguistics, philosophy, artificial intelligence, computer science, and biology.
The Film Encyclopedia
Ephraim Katz's The Film Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia on film and is considered the undisputed Bible of the movie industry.
Gardner's Computer Graphics and Animation Dictionary
Gardner's CG & Animation Dictionary is the consummate guide to the language of the computer graphics and animation world. It contains short and quick definitions of production terms used by visual effects and animation professionals.
Advertising, Promotion, and New Media
Today, new media enter our lives faster than ever before. This volume provides a complete, state-of-the-art overview of the newest media technologies and how they can be used in marketing communications - essential information for any organization that wants to maintain an effective advertising program, as well as for experts and students in the fields of advertising and mass communications.
The Business of TV Production
This book is an insider's view of the business of production of TV programs, for university-level courses and for those in the industry wanting to upgrade their skills. Covering all genres of television - drama and comedy, documentary and current affairs, infotainment and reality TV - it goes step-by-step through the journey from program idea to program delivery and beyond.
The Complete Guide to Digital Graphic Design
An up-to-the-minute and inspiring review of the evolving processes and new technologies in the fast-changing world of graphic design, The Complete Guide to Digital Graphic Design will be essential reading for anyone studying or practising in this broadest of industries.
Directing and Producing for Television
Directing and Producing for Television provides you with the tools you'll need to direct and produce effectively in a variety of settings. Ideal for students in television production courses as well as industry professionals, Directing and Producing for Television addresses critical production techniques for various formats including panel programs, demonstration, scripted, music, commercials, PSAs, news, documentaries, remote broadcasting, and sports.
Fundamentals of Telecommunications
This book provides an easy-to-understand introduction to the complex technical world of telecommunications. From bandwidth to data transfer protocol to PSTN, ISDN, PCS, or ATM-widely respected telecommunications expert and author Roger L. Freeman explains it all.
Programming Our Lives
In this timely examination of television and American identity, Cummins and Gordon take readers on an informed walk through the changes that TV has already wrought-and those still likely to confront us. By focusing on the development of television within the cultural context that surrounds it, and drawing on such phenomena as quiz shows, comedy hours, the Kennedy assassination, the Olympics, sitcoms, presidential ads, political debates, MTV, embedded journalism, and reality TV, the authors reveal television's impact on essential characteristics of American life.
The Republic of Mass Culture
The Republic of Mass Culture examines the advent of television and the impact it had on the established mass media--radio, film, newspapers, and magazines. Carefully drawing on interdisciplinary communication research, The Republic of Mass Culture presents a lively analysis of the shifting objectives and challenges of the media industries.
Technical Film and TV for Nontechnical People
Technical Film and TV for Nontechnical People introduces film students, actors, producers and other nontechnical film people to the technical aspects that everyone working on a film set should know.