In Herbert Zettl's field-defining text TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK, the author emphasizes how production proceeds in the digital age -- from idea to image -- and how it moves through the three major phases, from preproduction to production to postproduction. In this context, Zettl describes the n... more
The text is divided into four parts -- Introduction: Process and System; Preproduction; Production; and Post Production -- so students and professors can proceed through the book in sync with the usual television production process. This arrangement better suits the flow of material as it occurs dur... more
The director's preproduction activities have been moved from Part III to Part II to make this text reflect an actual production sequence as much as possible.
The chapter on linear editing as been kept as some of its principles are also applicable for nonlinear editing, and production students still... more