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Old July 6th, 2004, 12:48 PM   #1
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Books on DV film making

Hi everyone, it's been sometime since I've been around here. I was just wondering if there were any good recomended books on making feature films using DV cameras? or any recomend reads about film making in general, and lighting for films? Writing, directing, and filming have always been a fantasy of mine. I have been around DV as a hobbie for the last couple of years, did some music video stuff for some friends last year, and really cought the bug. When I search on amazon.com I see so many books out there, not sure which ones to start with.

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Old July 6th, 2004, 12:57 PM   #2
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Although not everyone likes his style, personally I really enjoyed Scott Billups Digital Moviemaking which I read when it first came out about 3 years ago. He now has a revised edition available. Have a look and see what you think. I also like DV Magazine, which has a variety of articles on this topic.
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Old July 7th, 2004, 12:42 AM   #3
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Jeff: I have moved your thread to our dedicated book forum. Please
browse around in this forum since there have been at least
numerous suggestions for lighting books already. Thank you.
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Old July 12th, 2004, 10:07 PM   #4
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chris jones' Guerilla Film Makers Handbook and the Guerilla Film Makers Movie Blueprint, i love it ;-)
mostly about "real" film making but quite everything is usable with dv also
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