This carefully structured book is an introduction to the filmmaking process. It teaches a full range of basic filmmaking skills for anyone interested in creating short films for private screenings, festivals, competitions and broadcast on television or the web. From initial planning to assembling a cast and crew, this book provides all the information you need to get your movie up and running. Practical projects give experience of working in a range of different genres, from ten-minute documentaries to pop videos and action sequences. There is also professional advice on how to get your film seen.