In the field-defining text TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK, author Herbert Zettl 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 necessary... more
Topics are organized to reflect an actual production sequence as much as possible.
This text is designed for beginning students and those who are more adept at television production. To keep less advanced readers from getting bogged down by the multitude of technical details, each chapter has two s... more
Since the last edition, digital technology has established itself so firmly in all facets of television production equipment that the difference between analog and digital signals no longer justifies an entire chapter. Consequently, the previous edition's Chapter 5, “Analog and Digital Television,” ... more