First-Time Filmmaker F*ck-ups: The Common Mistakes New Filmmakers Make, and How to Avoid Them

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 12, 2012 - Performing Arts - 222 pages
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Learn to avoid the costly mistakes that commonly plague independent filmmakers with this concise and informative how-to guide. Laced with examples from famous movies, directors, and producers, author Daryl Bob Goldberg empowers you with the practical knowledge to achieve a dream that is not as intimidating as you might think

This book will help you avoid problems associated with fund-raising, budgeting, scheduling, casting, shooting, actors, crew, postproduction, distribution, legal issues, and much more, all written by someone who has learned these lessons the hard way-so you don't have to.


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How topickthe rightprojectfor youandyour career
How youcan getthe money to makeyourmovie
How to know if your talent is attached enough
FuckUp 22 I Have to Shoot My Movie inScript Order
FuckUp 24 Movies Cost_Dollars
FuckUp 26 The Rates Are the Rates Why nocost is fixed
FuckUp 35 Grip? Electric? Whats the difference?
FuckUp40Set Photographers Dont Help the Movie Why preparing promotional material isas importantasthe movie itself
The importance of delegating responsibilities FuckUp46 We Dont NeedaCall Sheet
FuckUp 49 I Know What Film Sets Should Be Like
FuckUp 52 You Dont Need to Watch ALL the Footage
FuckUp57Post SoundIsnt as Importantas Picture Why thisis acompletely naïve thought
The magic of color correction
FuckUp 65 Ill Submit to Festivals and Then Await Success

FuckUp 62 Cinematography Happens While Shooting
FuckUp31 Acting Should AlwaysBe Natural
HereI Come

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About the author (2012)

Daryl Bob Goldberg is an award-winning producer and director with acclaimed feature-films, award-winning music videos, and nationally televised commercials under his belt. Variety magazine describes Daryl's work as "Wryly hilarious, completely overboard and unpredictable!" Daryl's acclaimed work has been seen on NBC, IFC, MTV, The Sundance Channel,, Anchor Bay Entertainment, and MTV Europe. He is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.

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