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Short Films 101 : How to Make a Short for Under $50k-And Launch Your Filmmaking Career
by Frederick Levy




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Where does a young filmmaker begin? With the right short-film concept and this book

The right short can be a filmmaker's business card in Hollywood. Here's the authoritative handbook by one of Hollywood's most connected insiders that offers a step-by-step guide through the entire creative process of shooting a short film, as well as expert advice from established filmmakers, and a final game plan for promoting and selling the film once it's in the can.Topics covered include:

Concept
Budget
Finding equipment
Assembling a crew
Casting
Arranging for location
Locating festivals and ancillary markets
Working with the unions
Film vs. digital video

Plus: A list of film schools
Oscar-winning shorts and nominees
A selection of short-film festivals
Actual short-film budgets
Sample scripts and shooting schedules
A helpful short-film glossary

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Overview

Where does a young filmmaker begin? With the right short-film concept and this book

The right short can be a filmmaker's business card in Hollywood. Here's the authoritative handbook by one of Hollywood's most connected insiders that offers a step-by-step guide through the entire creative process of shooting a short film, as well as expert advice from established filmmakers, and a final game plan for promoting and selling the film once it's in the can.Topics covered include:

Concept
Budget
Finding equipment
Assembling a crew
Casting
Arranging for location
Locating festivals and ancillary markets
Working with the unions
Film vs. digital video

Plus: A list of film schools
Oscar-winning shorts and nominees
A selection of short-film festivals
Actual short-film budgets
Sample scripts and shooting schedules
A helpful short-film glossary


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  • ISBN-13: 9780399529498
  • ISBN-10: 0399529497
  • Publisher: Tarcherperigee
  • Publish Date: May 2004
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 9.14 x 6.02 x 0.76 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.67 pounds


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