Video at Work
A unique and insightful collection of essays, carefully crafted video-based studies of video practice, that reveal how visual media increasingly inform and enable everyday social interaction, be it interaction between friends and family, collaborative video games, or the production of highly complex, organisational activities. This book is an important and original contribution to contemporary studies of technology in action and our understanding of language use and social interaction.Christian Heath, King's College London
Mathias Broth is Associate Professor of Language and Culture at Linkping University, Sweden. Eric Laurier, is Senior Lecturer in Geography and Interaction at Edinburgh University, UK. Lorenza Mondada is Professor in General Linguistics and French Linguistics at the University of Basel, Switzerland.
Introducing Video at Work Mathias Broth, Eric Laurier, and Lorenza Mondada Part 1: Shooting 1. Shooting Video as a Research Activity: Video Making as a Form of Proto-Analysis Lorenza Mondada 2. Pans,Tilts, and Zooms. Conventional Camera Gestures in TV Production Mathias Broth 3. The Surgeon as a Camera Director: Maneuvering Video in the Operating Theatre Lorenza Mondada Part 2: Showing 4. Mundane Video Directors in Interaction. Showing One's Environment in Skype and Mobile Video Calls. Christian Licoppe and Julien Morel 5. The Use of Video in Dental Education: Clinical Reality Addressed as Practical Matters of Production, Interpretation, and Instruction Oskar Lindwall, Elin Johansson, Jonas Ivarsson, Hans Rystedt, and Claes Reit 6. Cameras in Video Games: Comparing Play in Counter- Strike and the Doctor Who Adventures Eric Laurier and Stuart Reeves 7. The Televisual Accountability of Reality TV: The Visual Morality of Musical Performances in Talent Shows Alain Bovet, Philippe Sormani, and Cdric Terzi Part 3: Assembling 8. The Intersubjective Work of Imagination in Film Editing: Proposals, Suggestions, Re-iterations, Directions, and Other Ways of Producing Possible Sequences Eric Laurier and Barry Brown 9. Dealing with Time, Just in Time: Sense-making and Clip Allocation in Mult-Person, Multi-Stream, Live Play TV Production Mark Perry, Oskar Juhlin, and Arvid Engstrm