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Just Released, Producing Video Podcasts: A Guide for Media Professionals

...not just a book about Podcasting, but a full primer on professional audio and video production and digital publishing that is lavishly illustrated and full of practical tips. -- Philip Hodgetts, President and CEO, Open Television Network.

Producing Video Podcasts: A Guide for Media Professionals
by Richard Harrington & Mark Weiser

List Price: $39.95
Paperback: 228 pages
Publisher: Focal Press (March 14, 2008)
ISBN-10: 0240810295
ISBN-13: 978-0240810294

Book Description: Put the video podcast medium to work for you and your clients with a winning formula. Know how video podcasts work and every facet of what it takes to produce a professional-quality program that will meet every criterion for success. The authors are seasoned video production pros that have been on the crest of the video podcasting wave as it has risen. With over 2500 episodes produced, they can reveal what works and what doesnt with detailed, illustrated guidance. You get the nuts and bolts of the complete process, including:

  • Preproduction: budgeting guidelines, mapping your production, and working with talent
  • Production: the ENG shooting style, lighting values and portability, sound, essential camera features, acquisition formats, and gear lists
  • Postproduction: resources for adding music and images, motion graphics, and editing techniques
  • Delivery: cost-effective hosting options, creating RSS feeds, compression, and hosting processes
  • Promotion: choosing directories, promoting your program, and monetizing your podcast

Instruction and case studies go in-depth on issues unique to the podcast medium. A full-color presentation delivers tangible, inspiring examples of creative video podcasts. The companion website, www.VidPodcaster.com provides a blog, templates, planning documents, sample clips, and state-of-the-art updates.

March 14, 2008 in Podcasts | Permalink


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