Creative Postproductionexplains the creative aspects of film and video postproduction so as to enhance the understanding and appreciation of film and television. This text provides essential insight into the postproduction process for general film students; those headed for careers as directors, cinematographers, producers, or writers; and those who want to pursue a career in the area of postproduction itself. While focusing on the creative aspects, it discusses many technical considerations along the way and covers up-to-date technological developments. With clear language and a wealth of real-life experience, Creative Postproductionshows how creativity continues to the very end of the filmmaking process. Features: Written by four award-winning, working professionals in film and television, providing students with first-hand insight into the business. Includes comprehensive coverage of editing, sound and visual effects, postproduction processes, and film music, giving students a well-rounded view of the entire postproduction process. Provides current information on digital filmmaking, video, and other processes, which is of special interest to students who commonly use these media. Stresses the esthetic and creative aspects of film work after shooting is complete, an increasingly important aspect of filmmaking as more primary creation occurs in postproduction than ever before. Features an extensive glossary of postproduction terminology, giving students a resource to recent terminology that is not yet widely understood.Benedetti, Robert is the author of 'Creative Postproduction Editing, Sound, Visual Effects, and Music for Film and Video', published 2003 under ISBN 9780205375752 and ISBN 0205375758.