Table of contents for Documentary video crash course : a down & dirty DV production / Anthony Q. Artis.

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This Ain¿t Your Mama¿s Film Book	
Introduction	
The Down And Dirty DV Project.	
CHAPTER 1 - PREPRODUCTION	
GETTING IT JUMP-STARTED
Learning The Filmmaking Process	
Been There, Done That: Why Make A Documentary? - Albert Maysles	
Doc Preproduction	
GETTING THE IDEA
Brainstorming Your Idea	
The Importance Of Research	
Been There, Done That : Research and Fact-Checking - Safiya McClinton	
Selecting Subjects	
Approach & Storytelling	
Been There, Done That : Concept and Storytelling - Sam Pollard	
The Production Plan	
GETTING THE MONEY
Been There, Done That : How to Raise Money - Michelle Coe	
Budgeting Your Doc	
Hot Tip: 4 Common Budgeting Mistakes	
Hot Tip: 10 Ways to Lower Your Budget	
Where To Find Prices	
Budgeting ¿ A Final Word	
GETTING THE GEAR
Choosing An Equipment Package 	 	
Been There, Done That : Using and Learning the Tools of the Trade	
Video Formats 101	
A Quick Lesson In Digital Video	
Hot Tip: What to Look for in a Camera	
THE DOWN AND DIRTY DV CAMERA GUIDE	
Canon 3-Chip Mini-Dv Camera Guide	
JVC & Panasonic 3-Chip Mini-Dv Camera Guide	
Sony 3-Chip Mini-Dv Camera Guide	
Buying Vs. Renting	
Hot Tip: Educational Equipment Access	
Doc Equipment Packages	
Hot Tip: 5 Tips for Traveling w/ Equipment	
Before You Shoot	
GETTING THE CREW
The Doc Crew	
Been There, Done That: The Producer - Director Relationship	
Assembling A Crew	
The Crew Meeting	
Feeding The Crew	
Hot Tip: 5 Down and Dirty Food Ideas	
CHAPTER 2 - LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION	
MANAGING LOCATIONS
Shooting On Location	
Location Management 101	
Sensitive Location Overview	
P.R. Reps And Media Liasons	
LOCATION LOGISTICS
Hot Tip: How Not Get Your Camera Jacked	
Been There, Done That: Being Prepared for Remote Locations	
Transportation Considerations	
Hot Tip: Stealth Shooting Tactics	
OTHER LOCATION ISSUES
Location Releases & Insurance	
Insurance Issues	
Production War Story	
Hot Tip: Shooting in Da' Hood	
CHAPTER 3 - INTERVIEW LIGHTING	
SAFETY AND TOOLS 
Electricity & Safety	
Lighting Safety Tip Sheet	
Lighting Tools Of The Trade	
Lighting Kits & Instruments	
3 AND 4-POINT LIGHTING
Interview Lighting Set-Ups	
Setting Up Lights In 6 Easy Steps	
The Key Light	
DOWN AND DIRTY GEL GUIDE	
Hair Light And Back Light	
The Fill Light	
INTERVIEW LIGHTING COOKBOOK
Practical Lighting Set-Up	
4-Point Lighting Set-Up	
Simple Lighting Set-Up	
Window Lighting Set-Up	
Anonymous Lighting Set-Up	
Hot Tip: 4 Tips for Shooting in Low Light	
CHAPTER 4 - IMAGE CONTROL & CAMERAWORK	
IMAGE BASICS
Basics Of Image Control	
Focus	
Exposure	
Zebra Stripes & Gain	
Color Temperature	
White Balance	
Shutter Speed Basics	
Shutter Speed & Movement	
BEYOND THE BASICS
Hot Tip: Creating a Film Look	
Manual Vs Auto Functions	
When To Use Auto-Functions	
Been There, Done That: Capturing Truth	
Using The Zoom Control	
Handheld Secrets Of The Pros	
Handheld Camera Positions	
OTHER CAMERA CONSIDERATIONS
Using Tripods	
Pre-Roll & End Roll	
Set Recording Protocol	
Color Bars	
Labeling Tapes	
Hot Tip: Cleaning Your Lens	
CHAPTER 5 - SOUND	
SOUND TOOLS OF THE TRADE:
Basic Sound Package	
Intermediate Sound Package	
Microphones ¿ Boom Mics	
Hot Tip: 8 Quick Tips For Better Booming	
Good Boom, Bad Boom	
Booming Technique	
Microphones ¿ Lavs & Handhelds	
Mounting A Lav Mic	
RECORDING TECHNIQUES
Hot Tip: Recording 2 Subjects w/ 1 Lav Mic	
The Right Mic For The Job	
Recording Sound Levels	
Why Use A Mixer?	
Using A Field Mixer	
Other Mixer Features	
5 Sound Rules To Live By	
Location Sound Recording	
Location Sound Hazards	
OTHER SOUND TYPE STUFF
DOWN AND DIRTY CABLE GUIDE	
Production War Story	
Miscellaneous Sound Tips	
How To Use Sound Blankets	
CHAPTER 6 - BEFORE THE INTERVIEW	
INTERVIEW PREP
All About Interviews	
Final Preparations	
Arriving At Location	
Choosing Interview Backgrounds	
Hot Tip: Easy Do It Yourself Backdrops	
MAKING THEM LOOK GOOD
Positioning And Eye Line	
How Do I Look?	
Video Clothing Issues	
Fixing Faces	
Hot Tip: Easy Powder Make-Up	
WORKING WITH SUBJECTS
Talent Releases	
Been There, Done That: Getting Releases From Subjects	
Briefing Your Subject	
Instructing Subjects	
Hot Tip: Keepin' It Real 	
CHAPTER 7 - VISUAL STORYTELLING	
WHAT IT LOOK LIKE?
Aspect Ratios	
Shooting Widescreen DV	
Hot Tip: Down and Dirty Widescreen	
Composition Basics	
Composition Tricks	
Lens Focal Length	
Telephoto & Wide Angle Lenses	
THE VISUAL LANGUAGE OF DOCS
Don¿t Just Tell Em, Show ¿Em	
 Establishing Shots	
Wide and Medium Shots	
Close-Ups & 2-Shots	
1-Shots, O.T.S., Reverse/Reaction, Dutch Angle 	
Dolly Shots	
Tilt Up and Tilt Down	
Dramatic Zoom Ins	
Cutaways	
Storytelling And Cutaways	
MORE VISUAL STORYTELLING TOOLS
Your B-Roll Is Your ¿A¿ Roll	
Depth-Of-Field¿ Demystified	
Hot Tip: Shallow Depth of Field	
10 Tips For Shooting Live Events	
CHAPTER 8 - CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS	
INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
Monitoring Technical Issues	
Interview Hazards	
Asking Questions & Responding	
Form Of Questions	
Logical Order Of Questions	
INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES & PRACTICE
Been There, Done That: Interviewing Resistant Subjects	
Hot Tip: How to Work a Press Conference	
Interview Preparation & Warm Up	
Listening Skills	
Responding To Your Subject	
Giving Feedback	
Been There, Done That: The Thin Line of Exploitation	
The Soapbox Question	
Hot Tip: Interviewing Celebrities	
The Wrap Out	
CHAPTER 9 - THE POST-PRODUCTION PROCESS	
PREPARING TO EDIT
Viewing & Taking Notes	
Logging Footage	
Hot Tip: Automatic Tape Logging	
Transcribing Interviews	
EDITING
Cutting Your own Film	
Working With a Technical Editor	
Handing Your Film Off to a Creative Editor	
Been There, Done That: Working With Editors	
Time Code And DV Tapes	
Stock Footage And Music	
Been There, Done That: 7 Commandments of Archival Footage	
GETTING IT OUT THERE
Hot Tip: 5 Reasons to Get Down w/ Podcasting	
Been There, Done That: Finding an Audience Through Podcasting	
Film Festival Strategy	
Been There, Done That: Passion, Business & Filmmaking	
7 Ways To Work A Film Festival	
Been There, Done That: Hustling at Sundance	
THE CRAZY PHAT BONUS PAGES	
Live Event Gig Sheet	
Talent & Interview Release Form	
DV Edit Log	
Storyboards	
Craft Services Checklist	
Documentary Shoot Checklist	
Documentary Budget Form	
Camera Cheat Sheet	
Sound Cheat Sheet	
Lighting Cheat Sheet	
Jump Start Chart - Panasonic DVX-100a ¿ Left 1	
Jump Start Chart - Panasonic DVX-100a - Left 2	
Jump Start Chart ¿ Shure FP-33 Mixer - Front	
Jump Start Chart ¿ Shure FP-33 Mixer ¿ Sides & Top	
Warm Card #1*	
Warm Card #2*	
Equipment Security 101	
THE CRAZY PHAT RESOURCE PAGES
Recent Doc Study Cheat Sheet	
Documentary Grant Resources	
Internet Resources	
Recommended Reading - *To Be Completed*	
Glossary	
About The Author	
Book and DVD Credits	
MAKE IT HAPPEN.	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Documentary films -- Production and direction.
Video recordings -- Production and direction.