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The Five C's of Cinematography Motion Picture Filming Techniques

The Five C's of Cinematography<br> by Joseph V. Mascelli The Five C's of Cinematography Motion Picture Filming Techniques
Your Price: $37.95 CDN
Author: Joseph V. Mascelli
Publisher: Silman-James Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 251
Pub. Date: 1998
ISBN-10: 187950541X
ISBN-13: 9781879505414

About the Book:

This first paperback edition of The Five C's of Cinematography allows Joseph Mascelli to reach a whole new generation with his timeless and indispensable insights on the fundamentals of filmmaking.

The Five C's of Cinematography is one of the most widely respected books on filmmaking ever published. With the aid of hundreds of photographers and diagrams, it clearly and concisely presents the essential concepts and techniques of motion picture camerawork and the allied areas of filmmaking that they interact with and impact.

Branching out from five central subject areas, the five C's — Camera Angles, Continuity, Cutting, Close-ups, CompositionJoseph Mascelli offers filmmakers a detailed and practical course in visual thinking.

Included are discussions of:
• Cinematic time and space;
• Compositional rules;
• Point-of-view;
• Camera height and angle;
• Master scenes;
• Types of editing;
• Screen direction;
• and much more.

What people say:

"The 5 C's of Cinematography is one of the three most important books on cinematic technique ever published." — American Cinematographer

"Mr. Mascelli provides the attentive reader with the equivalent of a complete course in filmmaking." — New York Times

About the Author:

Joseph V. Mascelli (1917–1981) was an acclaimed cinematographer who filmed theatrical features, documentaries, training films, television commercials and television series. He wrote extensively about camera work for photographic magazines and trade journals, was an editor of the American Cinematographer Manual, and lectured on cinematography at Loyola University of Los Angeles.