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Filmmaking for dummies


Summary: Whether you want to become a professional filmmaker or just create great YouTube videos or nostalgic home movies, shooting with your smartphone or with consumer or pro-gear, this practical guide has it all. Learn how to take your movie from the planning and storyboarding stage, through shooting and editing, to making it available through television broadcast, streaming online or in movie theaters. Includes tips on how to finance your project, a look at the latest software and apps including advancements in digital technology, and advice on how to hire and work with your cast and crew and find great scenic locations.

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  • ISBN: 1119617855
  • ISBN: 9781119617853
  • Physical Description: xvi, 424 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 3rd edition.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2020]

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General Note: Previous edition: 2008.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. Getting Started with Filmmaking -- So you want to be a filmmaker -- Genres in general -- Penning and pitching a great story -- pt. 2. Gearing up to make your film -- Scheduling and budgeting your film -- Financing your film -- Location, location, location -- Crewing Up: hiring your crew -- Assembling your cast of characters -- Storyboarding your movie -- pt. 3. Ready to roll: starting production on your movie -- Shooting through the looking glass -- Let there be lighting! -- Sound advice: Production sound -- Directing your actors:...Action! -- A Sense of direction: Directing your movie -- pt. 4. Finishing your movie in post -- Cut to: editing your movie-shot by shot -- Posting your movie's soundtrack: adding music and effects to the Mix -- Conjuring up special effects -- Giving credit and titles -- pt. 5. Finding distribution for your movie -- Distributing your movie -- Exploring and entering film festivals -- pt. 6. The part of tens -- Ten tips for discovering new talent -- Ten ways to get publicity for your movie -- Ten ways to avoid Murphy's Law -- The ten tips for shooting on your smartphone.
Subject: Motion pictures Production and direction
Motion pictures Production and direction

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