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Now updated! Your step–by–step guide to turning your filmmakingdreams into reality
So you want to make movies? Whether you′re looking to go pro orcreate quality home movies, renowned filmmaker Bryan MichaelStoller shares his extensive hands–on experience in shooting asuccessful film. From developing a script and securing financing toediting and working in high definition, he reveals secret tips forcapturing great moments on film even on a tight budget!
Tell your story explore the different genres and write(or find) a screenplay
Gear up and start production choose the right camera andformat, scout a location, and hire the right cast and crew
Add the finishing touches edit your scenes, set yourmovie to music, incorporate sound effects, and more
Get your film in front of an audience enter filmfestivals and find a distributor
Grasp the latest technology understand the advancementsin digital and HD; upload your movies to such sites as YouTube andMySpace
Exclusive new interview gain invaluable insights fromAlan Horn, President and COO of Warner Bros.
"From ′Fade In′ to ′Fade Out,′ from ′Action′ to reaction, BryanStoller gives us a comprehensive understanding of the art andscience of making movies. Filmmaking For Dummies is the smartestbook I′ve read on the subject."
Peter Saphier, co–producer of Scarface and executive atParamount Pictures
Open the book and find:
Filmmaking tips and secrets not found anywhere else
Expert advice on choosing the best equipment and format touse
New movie examples, photos, and figures
The latest on new digital technology, including affordable HDcamcorders
Ways to generate publicity for your film
Unique Web sites for the independent filmmaker
Cost–saving tips for film stock and software
Updated contacts and resources
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