Age Level: 8-12Kids who love video games will love this first installment of the new 5-book series about 12-year old Jesse Rigsby and his wild adventures inside different video games.
You see, a video game character is trying to kill him.
But pretty soon, a mysterious figure begins following Eric and Jesse, and they discover they can’t leave the game.
Jesse Rigsby hates video games – and for good reason.
After getting sucked in the new game Full Blast with his friend Eric, Jesse starts to see the appeal of vaporizing man-size praying mantis while cruising around by jet pack.
If they don’t figure out what’s going on fast, they’ll be trapped for good!Fun, relevant, and action-packed Trapped in a Video Game is the perfect book to get kids off screens and into books! Included in this edition is a bonus More to Explore section that teaches computer programming concepts through a fun game.
With MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2013 you can experience the newest generation of video editing software.
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The Technique of Film and Video Editing provides a detailed, precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound.
Analysis of photographs from dozens of classic and contemporary films and videos provide a sound basis for the professional filmmaker and student editor.
Because editing is about more than learning a specific software program, this book focuses on the fundamentals of editing as art.
This book puts into context the storytelling choices an editor will have to make against a background of theory, history, and practice.
Some of the new films to be discussed include A History of Violence, Atonement, The Departed, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, MIchael Clayton, and more.
This edition includes brand new chapters covering the goals of editing, including editing for narrative clarity, subtext, aesthetics, and dramatic emphasis, all showing how to evoke specific audience responses.