Your Concise Guide to Film
Dear budding film-maker of the
So you want to make your
Isn't that best left to the
Independent Film-making is healthier than
ever and attracting established names due to the freshness and inventiveness
that the big boys seem to lack these days.
100 (WELL 1)
REASONS TO MAKE A FILM
You have dreamt about it all your life. After
all, that Spielberg bloke makes it look so easy!
But where do you
You could spend your life reading books claiming
to teach you all there is to know about film-making. But wait a minute! Many
of those books are written by people who spend so much time writing 'making of'
books that they cannot possibly have time to actually do any
This book will only teach you what I learnt by
getting off my backside and doing it. Without the benefit of a college/film
school education I went out and got my hands dirty. As a result of this I have
a short film that has done the festival rounds and a feature which is on general
release in The United States to my credit.
So to get back to the most important person
here. You. Purchasing this book will be the first step towards turning
your dream into a reality. With a little imagination, a small budget and a lot
of hard work, you can succeed.
But you need the basics to get
FILM-MAKING INSIDER TIPS
No, the following has nothing to do with the
whip-wielding, fedora-wearing guy that that Lucas fella created. Indy is short
for Independent, but then you probably knew that.
Make no mistake, each of these subjects and the
ones not listed here but covered in the book are extremely important. Ignore
them at your peril!
runs through the gamut of
· And a lot
- Developing your idea into a film-able
- Organising your production schedule
- Props and costumes
- Getting your sound right
- Getting your lighting right
- Packaging and Marketing your project.
WOULD ALL THAT BE WORTH TO YOU?
"This e-book cuts through all
the double talk and covers only the pertinent information necessary to help you
get your film
made." Vinson Pike - Antisocial-Films Ltd
What are you waiting for?... Start your dream