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FdA Year 1: Essential Reading
Cinematography: theory and practice by
There's more to being a DP than holding a light meter! With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery.
The complete film production handbook by
If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator, this book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production.
Grammar of the edit by
This book gives you a basic toolkit to understand the basic terms and the common practices of editing to help create a coherent and meaningful story or visual presentation.
FdA Year 2: Essential Reading
Running the show by
Walks you through the entire filmmaking process through the perspective of the First AD, from pre-production, shoot, wrap, and all in between.
Set lighting technician's handbook by
A friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to anyone doing motion picture lighting, including the lamp operator, rigging crew, gaffer, best boy, or director of photography.
Shoot on location by
You have a strong vision for how your movie should look, but how do you find the perfect spot to shoot and how do you organize the complex logistics of such a shoot once you find that perfect location?
BA Year 3: Essential Reading
Doing research in the real world by
Practically focused throughout, this book encourages the reader to develop an awareness of the real nature of research, and the many means by which data can be collected, validated and interpreted.
Manchester Metropolitain University Library
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MMU Harvard Referencing
Manchester Metropolitan University has a standard version of the Harvard referencing style called MMU Harvard.