Victoria author Barry Casson draws on decades of experience in the film and television industry to offer practical, applicable tips for creating a successful film or video production in his helpful guidebook The Video Bible, published by Indiana company Trafford Publishing. The Video Bible is an informational book that describes the video production process from A to Z. The book offers many inside professional techniques that can be used in business and home video creation.
“Having taught for years the many aspects of the film industry through my film school,” Casson writes, “I thought it would be a good idea to give anyone planning a promotional video, small business owners and amateur filmmakers some professional tips and techniques in book form to help their video productions look more professional.”
“The Video Bible” is filled with information aimed at small businesses planning a promotional video, along with amateur filmmakers. Casson gives an easy-to-understand yet in-depth discussion of how a film shoot really works. The book is peppered with first-hand examples from Casson’s film and video production experiences and will prove to be useful to anyone interested in finding out more about video production.
Barry Casson’s career in film and television began in the early 1970s, when he worked as a freelance and staff news photographer for several Vancouver Island newspapers. He received formal film training at Columbia College in Hollywood, Calif., and went on to work as a news cameraman for nine years at Victoria’s BCTV’s CHEK Television. Since leaving CHEK Television, Casson has founded the Victoria Motion Picture School (now known as Pacific Film & New Media Academy) and directed and photographed over 50 dramas, documentaries, educational films, television commercials and corporate videos through his company, Casson Pictures. He has received dozens of national and international awards for his work and is a distinguished member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.
Barry continues to provide his highly rated film & video seminars to highs schools, colleges, and business groups. The Video Bible is available from Amazon.com as well as Barnes & Noble