A specially priced two-pack of key references for the student and professional cinematographer or filmmaker. The 2-volume paperback of the 9th edition of The ASC Film Manual is the industry standard technical reference, while the diagrams and film images of the book, Reflections, give insight into how classic scenes were conceived and shot.
Twenty-One Cinematographers at Work
Reflections examines the practice of cinematography for cinema lovers, students, and film professionals from the perspective of those artists who paint
within the medium of light to dark. It is divided into seven sections: cinematography basics, the key light, portraits, day interiors, night interiors, lab techniques, and the designing sequences.
Each section contains extraordinary material in the form of illustrations, diagrams, reproductions of 35-mm film frames and scholarship of twenty such "masters of light". And they are: Stephen Burum, ASC, Jordan Cronenweth, ASC, John Hora, ASC, Owen Roizman, ASC, Phillippe Rousselot, ASC,AFC, Michael Hugo, ASC, Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, Steven Poster, ASC, Frederick Elmes, ASC, Tony Pierce-Roberts, BSC, Vilmos Zsigmond,ASC, Haskell Wexler, ASC, Laszlo Kovacs, Yves Angelo, ASC, Jack Green, ASC, Denis Lenoir, ASC, AFC, Raoul Coutard, AFC, Allen Daviau, ASC, Darius Khondji, ASC,AFC and Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC.
The ASC Film Manual
Volume One is the reference guide containing in-depth chapters by noted professionals such as “Framing for Television” by Dave Kenig;
“Comparisons of 1.85, Anamorphic and Super 35 Film Formats” by Rob Hummel; “Anamorphic Cinematography” by John Hora, ASC; “Lenses by Iain Neil; “Motion-Control Cinematography” by Richard Edlund, ASC; “Aerial Cinematography” by Jon Kranhouse; “Underwater Cinematography” by Pete Romano, ASC; “Digital Postproduction for Film” by Bill Feightner and Robert L. Eicholz; “Shooting 16mm Color Negative for Blowup to 35mm” by Irwin Young, etc.
Volume Two is the field guide starts with camera section assembled by Jon Fauer, ASC and continues with all of the tables and charts for quick reference while working on the set.
Each book is 6”x9” with over 400 pages. Each volume also contains the complete table of contents and index for both books for ease of use.