Filmmaking For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 17, 2008 - Performing Arts - 384 pages
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Now updated--the step-by-step secrets to capturing great moments on film

With all the recent advancements in filmmaking technology, more people than ever are trying their hand at filmmaking. Keeping up with the newest information in this booming field, this updated edition of Filmmaking For Dummies features up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest and greatest hardware, software, accessories, and trends--including high-definition technology and new outlets for films such as YouTube and MySpace. It demystifies the nuts-and-bolts of filmmaking, from developing a project and securing financing to hiring a cast and crew, editing, and getting distribution. This new edition also provides new movie examples and updated contacts and resources. Whether people want to become professional filmmakers or simply shoot quality home movies, this practical guide has all the advice and tips needed to succeed.


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A great book for a layman filmmaker, talking about all important aspects of filmmaking. Read full review

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Part I Filmmaking and Storytelling
Part II Gearing Up to Make Your Film
Part III Ready to Roll Starting Production on Your Film
Part IV Finishing Your Film in Post
Part V Finding a Distributor for Your Film
Part VI The Part of Tens

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About the author (2008)

Bryan Michael Stoller is an international-award-winning filmmaker who has produced, written, and directed over 80 productions, including short comedy films, half-hour television shows, music videos, commercials, and feature films. He has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including actors and studio presidents.

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