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    Christopher Kenworthy

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Master Shots: 100 Advanced Camera Techniques to Get an Expensive Look on Your Low-Budget Movie, Vol. 1 (2nd Edition)

by: Christopher Kenworthy

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Master Shots gives filmmakers the techniques they need to execute complex, original shots on any budget. By using powerful master shots and well-executed moves, directors can develop a strong style and stand out from the crowd. Most low-budget movies look low-budget, because the director is forced to compromise at the last minute. Master Shots gives you so many powerful techniques that you ll be able to respond, even under pressure, and create knock-out shots. Even when the clock is ticking and the light is fading, the techniques in this book can rescue your film, and make every shot look like it cost a fortune.
Each technique is illustrated with samples from great feature films and computer-generated diagrams for absolute clarity

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Meet the Author
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Christopher Kenworthy worked as a writer, director, and producer for fourteen years. He directed a feature film, along with many music videos and commercial projects. Currently he is focused on writ-ing. Christopher is the author of the best-selling Master Shots Vol. 1, Master Shots Vol. 2, and Master Shots Vol. 3: The Director s Vision. He is also the author of two novels and many short stories. Born in England, he currently lives in Australia with two daughters and the actor Molly Kerr.
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Master Shots gives filmmakers the techniques they need to execute complex, original shots on any budget. By using powerful master shots and well-executed moves, directors can develop a strong style and stand out from the crowd. Most low-budget movies look low-budget, because the director is forced to compromise at the last minute. Master Shots gives you so many powerful techniques that you ll be able to respond, even under pressure, and create knock-out shots. Even when the clock is ticking and the light is fading, the techniques in this book can rescue your film, and make every shot look like it cost a fortune.
Each technique is illustrated with samples from great feature films and computer-generated diagrams for absolute clarity

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ISBN: 9781615930876
SKU: 4185732/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: April 1, 2012
Page Count: 362

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    Good books on film directing are rare, specifically books which focus on staging and framing challenging sequences like action scenes and chase scenes. In this engagingly written book, with helpful illustrations from actual films, Chris Kenworthy goes a long way towards bridging this knowledge gap. Essential for beginners or those looking for a refresher before (or during) their next film.

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    A great how-to manual for anyone who must communicate with directors. Whether a director, writer, actor, designer, or producer, Master Shots helps you think about storytelling from the camera’s perspective, making you a better filmmaker and collaborator.

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    THIS BOOK SHOULD BE BANNED! These are the best tricks and and secret techniques of professional directors. Why should they be given away for a few dollars?

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    Master Shots gives every filmmaker out there the blow-by-blow setup required to pull off even the most difficult of setups found from indies to the big Hollywood blockbusters. It’s like getting all of the magician’s tricks in one book.

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    Kenworthy has captured the unwritten and visual language of the moving picture in this essential reference tool. Techies, directors, and writers should read this book to practically and collectively harness this powerful language.