Photo Interests - Video/Cinematography
Camera Assistant : A Complete Professional Handbook
by Douglas C. Hart
From Book News, Inc.
Describes the duties of the first and second camera
assistants, from preproduction equipment checkout through the actual
shooting to the equipment wrap, explaining theory and practice in
areas such as feature films, episodic television, documentaries,
commercials, and music videos. Topics include film formats and aspect
ratios; testing equipment; focus theory; scene blocking; shooting
tips; equipment maintenance; set etiquette; and finding work. Includes
reference appendices, and b&w drawings of male camera assistants
at work. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.