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#1 CoreyAndrews

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Posted 04 October 2005 - 01:08 PM

Hello, being someone who is highly interested in filmmaking but at the same time having no real genuine knowledge or practice (i'm saving for a Panasonic AG-DVX100A), I was wondering, since I'm always looking around here and find myself quite lost most of the time, does anyone know of a site that explain the bare essentials. Basically I'm not sure where to start in understanding the technical side of things. Is there a filmmaking for dummies? Any help or suggestions would be greatly appriciated, thank you :)
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#2 Tim J Durham

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Posted 04 October 2005 - 02:26 PM

Hello, being someone who is highly interested in filmmaking but at the same time having no real genuine knowledge or practice (i'm saving for a Panasonic AG-DVX100A), I was wondering, since I'm always looking around here and find myself quite lost most of the time, does anyone know of a site that explain the bare essentials. Basically I'm not sure where to start in understanding the technical side of things. Is there a filmmaking for dummies? Any help or suggestions would be greatly appriciated, thank you :)

Hit the books, Baby:

http://www.cinematog.../shop/books.asp

Start with the first one on the list. The guy who co-wrote it is a regular here so if you have questions about where to go from there, you can get that. The only substitute for book-learnin' is many years of experience and only one of those is an option for you right now.
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#3 CoreyAndrews

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Posted 04 October 2005 - 06:41 PM

Hit the books, Baby:

http://www.cinematog.../shop/books.asp

Start with the first one on the list. The guy who co-wrote it is a regular here so if you have questions about where to go from there, you can get that. The only substitute for book-learnin' is many years of experience and only one of those is an option for you right now.


excellent, thanks :) sometimes it's hard to know being that there's a ton of books out there. I'll have to order it. :)
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#4 Jonathan Spear

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Posted 05 October 2005 - 03:43 AM

"""I was wondering, since I'm always looking around here and find myself quite lost most of the time, does anyone know of a site that explain the bare essentials"""

Check this link out:


http://www.video101c...om/300home.html


Good luck,
Jonathan
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#5 CoreyAndrews

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Posted 06 October 2005 - 03:03 PM

"""I was wondering, since I'm always looking around here and find myself quite lost most of the time, does anyone know of a site that explain the bare essentials"""

Check this link out:
http://www.video101c...om/300home.html
Good luck,
Jonathan


Hey! That was actually very helpful, thank you very much! :D
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#6 Mike Crane

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Posted 06 October 2005 - 04:30 PM

When you read up a bit I would recommend picking up a cheap super 8 camera and shooting some film to get a feel for it.
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