The Everything Filmmaking Book: From Script to Premiere -a Complete Guide to Putting Your Vision on the Screen (Google eBook)

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Everything Books, Jan 19, 2007 - Performing Arts - 304 pages
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Filmmaking is a notoriously difficult field to break into - a script's chance of making it to production is a staggering 1 in every 140,000. But the millions of aspiring filmmakers can up their odds with "The "Everything" Filmmaking Book". This engaging, easy-to-follow guide takes readers step-by-step through the filmmaking process, including: Writing a marketable script; Understanding all aspects of pre-production; Shooting on location; Working with the cast; Editing and post-production; and Distributing the finished film. "The "Everything" Filmmaking Book" is the perfect guide for future Spielbergs everywhere!
  

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Contents

The Art of Cinema 9 Finding Your Niche 10 The Drama 10 The Romance 11
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The Write Stuff 27 From Good to Grand 28 Compelling Storylines 30 Creating
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The Players
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Money Talks
83
Credit Card Financing 97 Your Production Package as a Business
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Production Insurance 110 Budgeting and Scheduling Software
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Essential Crew
125
Got Props? 178 The Importance and Science of Sound 178 Sound
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Visual Effects
193
Inside the Camera 194 Magic on the Set 197 Effects in Postproduction
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Postproduction
209
Unions Guilds and Credits
218
Studio Strategies
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How Studios Operate 232 Rolling the Dice 233 Jockeying
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Indie Route 247 Filmmaking on a Shoestring 248 Indie Films
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All the Bells and Whistles
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Camera Work 146 Script Supervisors 147 Storyboard Artists
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Final Phases of Preproduction
153
Science in the Art
167
From Sprockets to Terabytes 168 Cinematography 169 Choosing
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Epic Filmmakers 254 Class Acts 256 Kings of Comedy
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Glossary
267
Recommended Reading
277
Contact Information
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