My Recommended Film Production Setup!

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Sony HDR-FX1 The World's First High Definition Camcorder (discontinued by manufacturer)
1.  Sony HDR-FX1 The World's First High Definition Camcorder (discontinued by manufacturer) by Sony
The list author says:
  "Used by my local film school. Also popular is the Canon DM-XL1 or 2. But RENT them, don't buy - too expensive."
Used & New from: £1,250.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Sony 10 Pack 60 min DVM Premium
2.  Sony 10 Pack 60 min DVM Premium by Sony
The list author says:
  "Got to have tapes to record upon! These are very popular!"
£13.90   Used & New from: £9.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sony VCT-R640 Standard Tripod for SR37, SR57, SR77, XR105, XR200, XR520, CX105, TG3, TG7 Handycam Range
3.  Sony VCT-R640 Standard Tripod for SR37, SR57, SR77, XR105, XR200, XR520, CX105, TG3, TG7 Handycam Range by Sony
The list author says:
  "You'll need a tripod too, since you're too smart to try and make every shot handheld (But try it every now and then)."
£45.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

iMac 20" Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz,1GB,250GB,SuperDrive
4.  iMac 20" Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz,1GB,250GB,SuperDrive by Apple
The list author says:
  "This is the cheapest iMac I could find. Apple iMacs are recommended for audio/video editing."
Used & New from: £399.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Logitech X-230 Multimedia Speaker System - 32 Watt (Total) (2.1)
5.  Logitech X-230 Multimedia Speaker System - 32 Watt (Total) (2.1) by Logitech
The list author says:
  "The reviews say it all. You need to be able to hear your audio crisply."
Out of stock
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (567 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Final Cut Express 4.0
6.  Final Cut Express 4.0 by Apple
The list author says:
  "The best editing system around, slimmed down and affordable! You can get Final Cut Pro if you have the £££!"
£60.00   Used & New from: £58.80
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Ultratape 04695010BKS1 Rhino 50mm 10Mtr Multipurpose Gaffer Tape SILVER
7.  Ultratape 04695010BKS1 Rhino 50mm 10Mtr Multipurpose Gaffer Tape SILVER by Ultratape
The list author says:
  "Tape is necessary for holding down wires and cables. Go to Maplin for it and wires & connections."
£2.18

Verbatim 43533 DVD-R 4.7GB 16x Printable 50 Pack Spindle
8.  Verbatim 43533 DVD-R 4.7GB 16x Printable 50 Pack Spindle by Verbatim
The list author says:
  "A popular brand to record your masterpiece on to. Try Sony and Imation discs as well."
£10.62
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (532 customer reviews)

LaCie D2 Qudra 500GB Desktop Hard drive, Quad Interface USB 2, Firewire 400 & Firewire 800 and eSATA , 7200RPM, 16MB Cache, Design by Neil Poulton
9.  LaCie D2 Qudra 500GB Desktop Hard drive, Quad Interface USB 2, Firewire 400 & Firewire 800 and eSATA , 7200RPM, 16MB Cache, Design by Neil Poulton by LaCie
The list author says:
  "Audio/video data takes up massive memory! You may need two!"
Out of stock
2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sony GVD-1000E MiniDV Digital Video Walkman
10.  Sony GVD-1000E MiniDV Digital Video Walkman by Sony
The list author says:
  "I used this as an example. Go to Maplin instead and buy a 8-12" TV/monitor to check your video."
Out of stock
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Teach Yourself Film (TYG)
11.  Teach Yourself Film (TYG) by Tom Holden
The list author says:
  "Don't know where to start? Don't worry! This book tells you EVERYTHING in under 200 pages!"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Save the Cat!: The Only Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
12.  Save the Cat!: The Only Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need by Blake Snyder
The list author says:
  "A brilliant book that breaks down scriptwriting through basic structure and beat sheets."
£8.39   Used & New from: £5.58
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Make Your Own Damn Movie: Secrets of a Renegade Director
13.  Make Your Own Damn Movie: Secrets of a Renegade Director by Lloyd Kaufman
The list author says:
  "Lloyd Kaufman, head of B-movie studio Troma, breaks down independent filmmaking competely. It's fun & essential."
£10.80   Used & New from: £2.40
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook
14.  The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook by Chris Jones
The list author says:
  "When you're ready to step up, get this! Everything you need to know and then some!"
£31.63   Used & New from: £22.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Raindance Producers' Lab Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking
15.  Raindance Producers' Lab Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking by Elliot Grove
The list author says:
  "A good book as well, with a CD-ROM."
Used & New from: £11.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Film Finance Handbook 2007/2008: How to Fund Your Film
16.  Film Finance Handbook 2007/2008: How to Fund Your Film by Nicol Wistreich
The list author says:
  "Where's the money gonna come from? Probably the best guide on funding, tax breaks, distribution deals & profit & loss."
Used & New from: £31.43
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Jump Start Your Awesome Film Production Company
17.  Jump Start Your Awesome Film Production Company by Sara Caldwell
The list author says:
  "Setting up a company for your film or films is essential. This book is light, but handy and inspiring."
£12.59   Used & New from: £2.98

Living in Oblivion [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
18.  Living in Oblivion [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Steve Buscemi
The list author says:
  "Available on Region 2, but read the reviews here. The problems of making a low-budget movie..."
Used & New from: £17.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Player [DVD]
19.  The Player [DVD] DVD ~ Tim Robbins
The list author says:
  "Money talks and bull**** walks - how most Hollywood movies are put together. Scary!"
Used & New from: £5.61
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Shine: A Powerful 4-step Plan for Becoming a Star in Anything You Do
20.  Shine: A Powerful 4-step Plan for Becoming a Star in Anything You Do by Larry A. Thompson
The list author says:
  "I found this very encouraging, maybe you will!"
Used & New from: £0.01

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One Hundred Films and a Funeral: The Life and Death of Polygram Films
21.  One Hundred Films and a Funeral: The Life and Death of Polygram Films by Michael Kuhn
The list author says:
  "Why there's no UK version of Hollywood... A useful reality check..."
Used & New from: £11.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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THE Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood
22.  THE Big Picture: Money and Power in Hollywood by Edward Epstein
The list author says:
  "Great book, and tells you how movies were made from 1930s - today..."
£10.14   Used & New from: £5.59
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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sony dcrvx2000 3ccd vs sony hdr - fx 1 0 6 Nov 2013
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Not compatible with a lot of HD camera's (Sony, Cannon, JVC) 1 9 Apr 2010
The Player 2008 edition extras 1 2 Feb 2010
Final Cut Express 5 release date? 1 15 Jan 2010
Tv 1 31 Dec 2009
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Logitech X 230 2.1 2 16 Nov 2009
Samsung T220Hd 22" LCD 1 8 Sep 2009
sony handycam dcr-pc55e 0 5 Aug 2009
mp3 player - stand-alone? 4 14 Apr 2009
connect to a laptop?? 1 14 Apr 2009
 
   

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Last updated: 19/07/2008
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