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The Camera Assistant: A Complete Professional Handbook
by Douglas Hart
Veteran camera assistant Doug Hart describes in this comprehensive technical guide all of the important facets and duties of the first and second camera assistants' jobs. Whether it is feature films, episodic television, documentaries, commercials, or music videos, The Camera Assistant: A Complete Professional Handbook explains both the practice and theory behind it with a ...more
Hardcover, 452 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Focal Press
(first published December 27th 1995)
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This book covers pretty much everything one needs to know in terms of maintaining and operating motion picture film cameras and fulfilling the role of camera assistant on set. As it is nearly 20 years old, there is not so much about video in it, but it is very thorough with regard to film.