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Directing the camera

Gil Bettman

Directing the camera

how professional directors use a moving camera to energize their films

by Gil Bettman

  • 123 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Production and direction,
  • Cinematography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGil Bettman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.P7 B3245 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 194 pages
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27171530M
    ISBN 10161593166X
    ISBN 109781615931668
    LC Control Number2013033108
    OCLC/WorldCa1001835913

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