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Author Verna, Tony.

Title Global television : how to create effective television for the future / Tony Verna ; edited by William T. Bode ; [foreword by Robert Wussler].

Published Boston : Focal Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  384.55 VERN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes Includes index.
Contents Ch. 1. Defining Global Television: Live Aid -- Ch. 2. Satellites as Production Tools -- Ch. 3. Fiber Optic Cabling -- Ch. 4. Charge-Coupled Devices -- Ch. 5. Analog/Digital Technology -- Ch. 6. Initiation and Budget -- Ch. 7. How to Hire the Staff -- Ch. 8. How to Survey and Work Remote Locations -- Ch. 9. How to Communicate Within the Staff -- Ch. 10. How to Produce a Series -- Ch. 11. How to Book and Guide the Talent -- Ch. 12. How to Create Scripts/Schedules -- Ch. 13. Transmission Via Satellite -- Ch. 14. How Viewer Demand Dictates Transmission Techniques -- Ch. 15. Broadcast Television, Media Convergence, and Display Standards -- Ch. 16. Trends in News -- Ch. 17. Trends in Sports and Pay-Per-View -- Ch. 18. Trends in Entertainment -- Ch. 19. Trends in Coproduction -- Ch. 20. Trends in Equipment -- Ch. 21. Jobs: A Look at the Future -- Ch. 22. Looking at a Crystal Ball -- Afterword: The Future: The Weapon of the Mind -- Appendix: Global Television Standards.
Summary Readers will discover how satellites, fiber optics, compressed digital transmission, and interactive and high-definition television are converging with computer technology to revolutionize TV and film production, TV sets, and even the 'smart' home in which TV is viewed.
Other author Bode, William T.
Subject Television -- Production and direction.
ISBN 0240801342