Recommended Reading List - Advanced Digital Video Art


A History of Video Art: The Development of Form and Function by Chris Meigh-Andrews, ISBN: 9781845202194; Berg

Video Art, A Guided Tour by Catherine Elwes, ISBN: 1850435464; I.B. Tauris & Company

Film Art Phenomena by Nicky Hamlyn, ISBN: 0851709729; British Film Institute

Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology, Edited by Jackie Hatfield, ISBN: 0861966643, John Libbey & Company

Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art by Doug Hall, ISBN: 0893813907; Aperture Press (June 1991)

Bill Viola by David A. Ross, Bill Viola, ISBN: 2080136453; Flammarion (October 1997)

Film Art: An Introduction by Bordwell-Thompson, ISBN: 0073535109; McGraw Hill Higher Education


Film Directing: Shot By Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen by Steven D Katz, ISBN: 0-941188-10-8; Michael Wiese Productions

Film Directing: Cinematic Motion by Steven D Katz, ISBN: 0941188906; Michael Wiese Productions

From Word to Image-2nd edition: Storyboarding and the Filmmaking Process by Marcie Begleiter, ISBN: 193290767X; Michael Wiese Productions

Setting Up Your Shots: Great Camera Moves Every Filmmaker Should Know by Jeremy Vineyard, ISBN 1932907424; Michael Wiese Productions

The Art of Technique: An Aesthetic Approach to Film and Video Production by John S. Douglass and Glenn P. Harnden, ISBN: 0-205-14248-6; Allyn & Bacon/Longman

From Still to Motion: A photographer's guide to creating video with your DSLR by James Ball, Richard Harrington, & Matt Gottshalk

NONLINEAR 4: a guide to digital film and video editing by Michael Rubin, ISBN: 0-937404-85-3; Triad Publishing Company

Adobe After Effects CS6 Visual Effects and Compositing Studio Techniques By Mark Christiansen

Final Cut Pro 7: Visual QuickPro Guide by Lisa Brennis


The Language of New Media by Lev Manovich, ISBN: 0262632551; MIT Press Reprint edition (March 7, 2002)

New Media in Art (World of Art) by Michael Rush, ISBN: 0500203784; Thames & Hudson (June 2005)

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