Focal Press Book: The Camera Assistant's Manual (6th Edition)
- Author: David E. Elkins, SOC
- Paperback: 596 Pages
- Publisher: Focal Press: 2012
- ISBN: 9780240818696
The Focal Press Book: The Camera Assistant's Manual (6th Edition) goes over what you need to know as an assistant cameraman (AC) in today's evolving film industry. You will learn what to do - and what not to do - during production to help you get the job done right the first time.
In this sixth edition, author David E. Elkins, SOC, covers the basics of cinematography and provides you with the multi-skill set needed to maintain and transport a camera, troubleshoot common problems on location, prepare for job interviews, and work with the latest film and video technologies. Illustrations, checklists, and tables accompany each chapter and highlight the daily workflow of an AC.