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Post by Gyro » Tue Jun 12, 2007 6:50 pm

If you're truely getting interested in being a cinematographer, I highly recommend this book, it's amazing.

http://www.filmtools.com/anwilcinwor4.html

21 different cinematographers work through this ASC (American Society of Cinematographers) workshop and explain just about everything they're doing. It's some sweet shiz!
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RE: Recommended Book!

Post by Gyro » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:49 pm

Another mentioned book in a different thread somewhere else is entitled "New Cinematographers" which is just as sweet.

http://www.amazon.com/New-Cinematograph ... 1856693341
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RE: Recommended Book!

Post by DEDFX » Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:26 pm

$77

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RE: Recommended Book!

Post by Gyro » Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:41 pm

NYU TISCH Tuition is only $35,000 a year... big boob job.
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Post by F.F.F. » Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:52 pm

Also a book on general film making and uninflected images "On Directing Film" by David Mamet.

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RE: Recommended Book!

Post by Gyro » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:02 pm

I've read that actually, it's definitely a good one.
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Post by F.F.F. » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:18 pm

Fantastic. I suggest it to everyone.

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Post by Lawriejaffa » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:27 pm

A great one for UK indies (oh theres a USA one now too tho) is,

The Guerilla Guide to Filmmaking (a bible of sorts!)

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Post by Gyro » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:37 pm

I've just recently checked that out, love it thus far.
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Post by SE7 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:00 am

I have been studying cinematography for a few years and my favorite books are as follows:

(If you are interested in cinematography, these are a MUST. DON'T go without them)

1. Cinematography (Third Edition) by Kris Malkiewicz ... ( I just read this, and it is amazing for FILM work (ie, 16mm and 35mm) )
http://www.amazon.com/Cinematography-Kr ... 0671762206

2. Film Lighting by Kris Malkiewicz .. (Another amazing one on lighting)
http://www.amazon.com/Film-Lighting-Kri ... 32-0184441

3. Painting with Light by John Alton
http://www.amazon.com/Painting-Light-Jo ... 32-0184441

4. The Five C's of Cinematography by Joseph V. Mascelli .. (Absolutely fantastic)
http://www.amazon.com/Five-Cs-Cinematog ... 187950541X


These are THE best cinematography books I've ever read, and I've read quite a few. These are definitely recommended.

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Post by kene555 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:51 am

The DV Rebel's Guide is quite helpful and interesting, written by an amateur filmmaker just like ourselves.

http://www.rebelsguide.com/DV%20Rebel%2 ... Guide.html
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Post by Direktor » Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:15 pm

Lloyd Kaufman's book Make Your Own Damn Movie! is a great read for low budget filmmakers. Hilarious and informative at the same time!

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