Nonlinear is an easy-to-understand handbook
about the popular world of digital nonlinear editing. It's
written in nontechnical language for both professionals and
students, as well as for interested bystanders. Profusely
first edition was designed for professionals in Hollywood's
film and video industry, to bridge the chasm between film
editors (older, non-technological, mechanical), videotape
editors (younger, highly technical, electronic), and computer
users (prosumers, cost-conscious, digital) in casual language.
Today, Nonlinear has not only penetrated the professional
industry, but has been expanded for consumer use. Widely used
in colleges, universities, and professional organizations.
is the universal
translator -- between film and video, video and computer,
computer and film. It covers virtually everything anyone
would want to know about the world of electronic post
production, without the geeky mumbo jumbo that characterizes
most professional texts.
is about essentials. Fundamentals. Concepts. And language.
With over 25,000 copies in print, Nonlinear is the best selling
textbook on nonlinear editing in the world today.
absolute best book on the new film and video editing techniques
and systems." --HOLLYWOOD FILM INSTITUTE
pp, illlus., glossary, bibliography, index
ISBN 0-937404-85-3, paperback, $39.95