Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
Action Professor Know It Alls Illustrated Guide to Film and Video Making
by Bill Brown
Published by Microcosm Publishing
152p, b&w, softcover, 5.5"x7"
A fun and straightforward guide to getting started with film and video. Heavily focussed on shooting, Brown explains with engaging clarity how film and video cameras work and the basics of shooting, lighting and audio. A great little volume to get you comfortable with a camera and started on set. Focused on production rather than editing or finishing a film - this is where it all begins. -EF