The easy way for kids to get started with filmmaking If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug—even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment—Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you how to write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene, master top-quality sound, frame and shoot, edit, add special effects, and share your finished product with friends or a global audience. Anyone can take a selfie or upload a silly video to YouTube—but it takes practice and skill to shoot professional-looking frames and make your own short film. Written by a film and video professional who has taught hundreds of students, this kid-accessible guide provides you with hands-on projects that make it fun to learn all aspects of video production, from planning to scripting to filming to editing. Plus, it includes access to videos that highlight and demonstrate skills covered in the book, making learning even easier and less intimidating to grasp. Create a film using the tools at hand Plan, script, light and shoot your video Edit and share your film Plan a video project from start to finish If you're a student aged 7–16 with an interest in creating and sharing your self-made video, this friendly guide lights the way for your start in digital filmmaking.
The easy way for kids to get started with filmmaking If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug—even if youdon't have a background in video or access to fancyequipment—Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy toget up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendlyguide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce youto all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos,easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you howto write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene,master top-quality sound, frame and shoot, edit, add specialeffects, and share your finished product with friends or a globalaudience. Anyone can take a selfie or upload a silly video toYouTube—but it takes practice and skill to shootprofessional-looking frames and make your own short film. Writtenby a film and video professional who has taught hundreds ofstudents, this kid-accessible guide provides you with hands-onprojects that make it fun to learn all aspects of video production,from planning to scripting to filming to editing. Plus, it includesaccess to videos that highlight and demonstrate skills covered inthe book, making learning even easier and less intimidating tograsp. Create a film using the tools at hand Plan, script, light and shoot your video Edit and share your film Plan a video project from start to finish If you're a student aged 7–16 with an interest in creatingand sharing your self-made video, this friendly guide lights theway for your start in digital filmmaking.
Release on 2015-06-19 | by Guthals,Stephen Foster,Lindsey Handley
Author: Guthals,Stephen Foster,Lindsey Handley
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Join more than 100 million players in the online world of Minecraft Are you a Minecraft fanatic looking to mod your games? Hours of fun await! Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies teaches you how to mod in easy-to-do parts. Offering loads of helpful explanations and cool projects along the way, this friendly guide will have you advancing levels, keeping score, respawning players, building portals, creating an archery range—and much more—faster than you can say redstone! There's no denying that modding is cool. After all, it allows you to alter your Minecraft gaming world to constantly keep things new and fun. While it isn't incredibly difficult to learn to mod, it does take some practice. Luckily, Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies is here to help you build basic coding skills to make modding your games as easy as 1-2-3! The book is in full color and lies flat so you can look while you play Includes lifetime access to LearnToMod software with 3 months free access to a private Minecraft server Features larger print to make the text feel less daunting Offers next steps you can take if you want to learn even more about modding and coding If you're one of the millions of kids who play Minecraft every day, this hands-on guide gets you up and running fast with modding your favorite game!
This comprehensive guide to building a career in video production and filmmaking takes a look at how to get an education in the field, which types of businesses are hiring and why, and the different angles employees are taking on the path to success.
Step-by-step guide for using your digital SLR to make quality video With digital SLR cameras becoming more and more popular as replacements for standalone video cameras, this book helps photographers become better videographers and shows videographers how to incorporate DSLRs into their work. The book includes an overview of the DSLR video tools and process and shows how to establish camera settings for effective capture, light a scene, get sound, and achieve the film look. The book also offers the basics on editing footage into a final product using common video editing tools. Offers everything needed to shoot, produce, and edit a professional looking videos using DSLR video equipment Written for both professional photographers and videographers and those just starting out Includes the steps for applying information to a film project, including developing a screenplay, approaching shooting like a cinematographer, and directing Contains a walkthrough of common video projects including making a music video, a wedding video, and video greeting card Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking for Dummies is designed to help photographers ramp up their video skills, videographers add DSLRs to their toolkits, and amateurs begin shooting their own short films and videos.
Everything kids need to create and star in their own video! YouTube has won the hearts, minds, and eyes of kids around the globe. Young people everywhere are making their mark on this popular platform—some of them even gaining massive followings, worldwide recognition, and the paychecks that come along with it. While lots of youngsters are happy to be spectators, others are hungry to create and star in YouTube content of their own—and this book shows them how. Written for kids in a language they can understand, this book helps budding filmmakers and producers create their own videos—no matter the subject. It offers creators the insight on how to plan and shoot quality videos, install and use video editing tools, and post the final product to YouTube. Apply tricks that pro filmmakers use for better shots, lighting, and sound Edit your video, add transitions, insert a soundtrack, and spice things up with effects Shoot and share your video gaming exploits Share finished videos with family, friends, and the world For any kid interested in joining the YouTube revolution, this book is the perfect place to start!
Film is a powerful medium. Successful filmmakers possess the passion to visually tell a story that will affect people's emotions, make them see things differently, help them discover new ideas, or just create an escape for them. Whether you love the experience of being enthralled by movies or the excitement, challenge, and magic of making the movie yourself, Filmmaking For Dummies is your primer to creating a respectable product. For the seasoned professional, this friendly reference can inspire you with fresh ideas – before you embark on your next big flick. Get ready to roll with expert information on Defining the difference between independent and studio films Knowing what genre fits your fancy Finding perfect locations Storyboarding your film Directing the action Giving credit and titles Written from the author's 30 years of hands-on work as a writer, producer, and film director, Filmmaking For Dummies carries you through from screenplay to distribution, with lots of experience-packed insight into Writing or finding a screenplay Raising financing for your film Budgeting and scheduling your film Hiring the right actors and crew Planning, shooting, and directing your film Putting your film together in the editing room Finding a distributor to get your film in from of an audience Entering (and maybe even winning) film festivals Taking into account the advent of digital technology, author Bryan Michael Stoller focuses on creative elements that apply to both film and video production. He also points our technical differences and notes the many similarities between traditional and newer age making of motion pictures – all in a fun and engaging way that'll have you shooting for the stars!
Release on 2004-05-07 | by Julie Barlow,Austin Macdonald
Author: Julie Barlow,Austin Macdonald
Pubpsher: For Dummies
Combining old-world charm with modern convenience and culture, French-Canada’s two great cities offer a European flair found nowhere else in North America. With the added convenience of being near the U.S., Montréal and Québec City make great long- or short-term destinations. This handy guide shows travelers how to get the most for their money with: Prices listed in both U.S. and Canadian dollars The basic French you need to get around Great day-trips from both Québec’s cities Tips on dealing with Québec’s extreme weather Special advice for gay and lesbian visitors, families, senior citizens, and travelers with disabilities Like every For Dummies travel guide, Montréal and Québec City For Dummies includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed maps
For the first time, making and editing your own movies is as easy as plugging in your camera, turning on your iMac and double-clicking the iMovie icon. What the iMac did for Internet access iMovie will do for video editing. iMovie for Dummies not only shows you the ins and outs of using iMovie, it also shows you the techniques and tricks to making professional-looking video. Storyboards, effects, titles, sound, music, manipulating tracks -- these authors cover it all in an engaging and entertaining fashion that will make learning to make movies as much fun as watching them!