Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Performing Arts > The Open Frame Reader (Unreeling the Documentary Film)
Displaying 1041 of 1267         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Open Frame Reader (Unreeling the Documentary Film)
The Open Frame Reader (Unreeling the Documentary Film)
Description
From the Back the Book:

This book is a substantially revised, enlarged and updated edition of Double Take, edited by The Raqs Media Collective.

The Open Frame Reader is an introductory collection of essays by filmmakers as well as non practitioners working on the agends of the documentary genre. It highlights the concerns and issues surrounding the creative and technological processes as well as the institutional frame work within which they operate.

Through a wonderful miscellany of imagery, analogy and personal musings, the book explores cinematography, editing, sound recording, research and the relationship of the documentary with its viewers. It foes beyond discussing technique, technology and creative construction to address issues such as censorship, copyright, dissmination and distribution.

The book includes a series of appendices which provide practical information such as listings of organizations educational institutions and readings useful to anyone who is interested in the documentary as a genre.

This readers is meant for any one interested in the genre as a potential producer or as a discerning viewer and not just for the professional filmmaker.

About the Editor:

Rajiv Mehrotra was educated at St. Stephen's College, Delhi and the Universities of Oxford and Columbia from where he obtained an MFA in film working with Milos Forman. He is a trustee or The Public Service Broadcasting Trust, has served on the Governing and Academic Councils of the film and Television Institute of India and as chairman of The Non fiction film Jury for the 50th anniversary of the National Film Awards. He has directed and shot more than 50 documentary films and produced some 200 of them. These films have won more than 30 Indian and international awards including 5 national awards for him from the President of India.

For over three decades he has been a familiar face on public television notably as the anchor of an in-depth one-on-one talk show. He is also secretary of the Foundation for universal Responsibility of his Holiness nominated a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World economic Forum at Davos.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements 3
Preface 4
PSBT Introduction 7
Getting Started
Documentary doc
Anita Roy
13
Playing with Flux: Constructing an Argument
Sanjay Kak
20
Show and Tell: The Documentary Pitch
Ranu Sharma
24
Can you Cut it Down? Commissioning Conversations
Ruchir Joshi
27
Step By Step: Making the Documentary
A Frame of Mind, Researching Documentaries
Raqs Media Collective
35
The Other Eye: On Documentary Cinematography
Ranjan Palit
48
Listening to Sound
Samina Mishra
54
Sync- Sound: Technology, Aesthetics and Problems
Indrajit Neogi
57
And Sound Tracks Merely Happen… Metaphors, Mixers and Microphones
Uma Shankar
63
A Story of Reality: Editing Documentaries
Sameera Jain
74
Snakes and Butterflies: The Natural History of the Rough Cut
Ruchir Joshi
81
The Digital Shift
The Third Revolution
Subha Das Molick
87
Digital Video: A Byte for All?
Rahul Ranadive
98
The New D in Documentary
Trisha Das
102
Challenging the Documentary
Shoot, Share and Create: Challenging Censorship New Ally
Lawerence Liang
107
Out of Line
Ruchir Joshi
115
A Gamble on Liberty
Fali S. Nariman
118
Who Needs Distribution? Some Questions, Problems and Concerns
Gargi Sen
124
In search of an Audience
On Watching Documentaries
Mukul Kesavan
130
Life Like: Notes on Reading the Documentary
Ranu Sharma
136
The Hum of Conversation
Shuddhabrata Sen gupta
142
Teaching the Documentary
Ranu Sharma
146
India Quest
India's Quest: An Experiment
Rajiv Mehrotra
152
Talking to the Audience
Rajeev Bhargava
157
Contributors 160
APPENDIX
Public Service Broadcasting Trust i
A Draft Contract and Draft Budget Formant Sample Worksheets xxiv
A Selection of Documentary Film Festivals xxv
Addresses- Organizations, Journals and Web Resources xxxi
A Select Bibliography xxxiii
Media Training Institutions in India: a Select Listing xxxvii

The Open Frame Reader (Unreeling the Documentary Film)

Item Code:
IDF790
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2006
ISBN:
8129109204
Language:
English
Size:
9.0" X 5.9"
Pages:
200
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 300 gms
Price:
$27.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Open Frame Reader (Unreeling the Documentary Film)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 5899 times since 5th Dec, 2010
From the Back the Book:

This book is a substantially revised, enlarged and updated edition of Double Take, edited by The Raqs Media Collective.

The Open Frame Reader is an introductory collection of essays by filmmakers as well as non practitioners working on the agends of the documentary genre. It highlights the concerns and issues surrounding the creative and technological processes as well as the institutional frame work within which they operate.

Through a wonderful miscellany of imagery, analogy and personal musings, the book explores cinematography, editing, sound recording, research and the relationship of the documentary with its viewers. It foes beyond discussing technique, technology and creative construction to address issues such as censorship, copyright, dissmination and distribution.

The book includes a series of appendices which provide practical information such as listings of organizations educational institutions and readings useful to anyone who is interested in the documentary as a genre.

This readers is meant for any one interested in the genre as a potential producer or as a discerning viewer and not just for the professional filmmaker.

About the Editor:

Rajiv Mehrotra was educated at St. Stephen's College, Delhi and the Universities of Oxford and Columbia from where he obtained an MFA in film working with Milos Forman. He is a trustee or The Public Service Broadcasting Trust, has served on the Governing and Academic Councils of the film and Television Institute of India and as chairman of The Non fiction film Jury for the 50th anniversary of the National Film Awards. He has directed and shot more than 50 documentary films and produced some 200 of them. These films have won more than 30 Indian and international awards including 5 national awards for him from the President of India.

For over three decades he has been a familiar face on public television notably as the anchor of an in-depth one-on-one talk show. He is also secretary of the Foundation for universal Responsibility of his Holiness nominated a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World economic Forum at Davos.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements 3
Preface 4
PSBT Introduction 7
Getting Started
Documentary doc
Anita Roy
13
Playing with Flux: Constructing an Argument
Sanjay Kak
20
Show and Tell: The Documentary Pitch
Ranu Sharma
24
Can you Cut it Down? Commissioning Conversations
Ruchir Joshi
27
Step By Step: Making the Documentary
A Frame of Mind, Researching Documentaries
Raqs Media Collective
35
The Other Eye: On Documentary Cinematography
Ranjan Palit
48
Listening to Sound
Samina Mishra
54
Sync- Sound: Technology, Aesthetics and Problems
Indrajit Neogi
57
And Sound Tracks Merely Happen… Metaphors, Mixers and Microphones
Uma Shankar
63
A Story of Reality: Editing Documentaries
Sameera Jain
74
Snakes and Butterflies: The Natural History of the Rough Cut
Ruchir Joshi
81
The Digital Shift
The Third Revolution
Subha Das Molick
87
Digital Video: A Byte for All?
Rahul Ranadive
98
The New D in Documentary
Trisha Das
102
Challenging the Documentary
Shoot, Share and Create: Challenging Censorship New Ally
Lawerence Liang
107
Out of Line
Ruchir Joshi
115
A Gamble on Liberty
Fali S. Nariman
118
Who Needs Distribution? Some Questions, Problems and Concerns
Gargi Sen
124
In search of an Audience
On Watching Documentaries
Mukul Kesavan
130
Life Like: Notes on Reading the Documentary
Ranu Sharma
136
The Hum of Conversation
Shuddhabrata Sen gupta
142
Teaching the Documentary
Ranu Sharma
146
India Quest
India's Quest: An Experiment
Rajiv Mehrotra
152
Talking to the Audience
Rajeev Bhargava
157
Contributors 160
APPENDIX
Public Service Broadcasting Trust i
A Draft Contract and Draft Budget Formant Sample Worksheets xxiv
A Selection of Documentary Film Festivals xxv
Addresses- Organizations, Journals and Web Resources xxxi
A Select Bibliography xxxiii
Media Training Institutions in India: a Select Listing xxxvii

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Nima Temba Sherpa: Documentry (DVD)
Margriet Jansen
Magic lantern Movies LLP (2003)
53 min. Approx
Item Code: IZZ975
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

I have purchased many books from your company. Your packaging is excellent, service is great and attention is prompt. Please maintain this quality for this order also!
Raghavan, USA
My order arrived today with plenty of time to spare. Everything is gorgeous, packing excellent.
Vana, Australia
I was pleased to chance upon your site last year though the name threw me at first! I have ordered several books on Indian theatre and performance, which I haven't found elsewhere (including Amazon) or were unbelievably exorbitantly priced first editions etc. I appreciate how well you pack the books in your distinctive protective packaging for international and domestic mailing (for I order books for India delivery as well) and the speed with which my order is delivered, well within the indicated time. Good work!
Chitra, United Kingdom
The statue has arrived today. It so beautiful, lots of details. I am very happy and will order from you shop again.
Ekaterina, Canada.
I love your company and have been buying a variety of wonderful items from you for many years! Keep up the good work!
Phyllis, USA
The Lakshmi statue arrived today and it is beautiful. Thank you so much for all of your help. I am thrilled and she is an amazing statue for my living room.
Susanna, West Hollywood, CA.
I received my ordered items in good condition. I appreciate your excellent service that includes a very good collection of items and prompt delivery service arrangements upon receiving the order.
Ram, USA
Adishankaracharya arrived safely in Munich. You all did a great job. The packaging was extraordinary well done. Thanks to all of you. I´m very happy...
Hermann, Germany
We had placed the order on your site and we received it today. We had tried a lot for finding that book but we couldn't. Thanks for the book.This was what we wanted.
Harkaran
I received my items in good condition. Packing was excellent. I appreciate your excellent service that includes a very good array of items you offer, various good shipping options, and prompt response upon receiving the order.
Ram
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India