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A basic primer on film production, from idea to distribution, this book covers the basic need-to-know for would be filmmakers.


This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you’re a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator–the book has everything you’ll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production–from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you’re doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you’re not already working in film production, but think you’d like to be, read the book — and then decide. If you choose to pursue this career path, you’ll know what to expect, you’ll be prepared, and you’ll be ten steps ahead of everyone else just starting out. New topics and information in the fourth edition include:* Low-budget independent films, including documentaries and shorts* Information specific to television production and commercials* The industry’s commitment to go green and how to do it* Coverage of new travel and shipping regulations* Updated information on scheduling, budgeting, deal memos, music clearances, communications, digital production, and new forms throughout * This guide to production management is on every producer’s shelf and will save you time, money, and hassles* Hundreds of forms, contracts, and checklists available to print and use on your production* New edition is fully updated with information about low-budget productions and much more!


The authoritative guide to producing, directing, shooting, editing, and distributing your video or film Widely acknowledged as the “bible” of video and film production, and used in courses around the world, The Filmmaker’s Handbook is now updated with the latest advances in HD and new digital formats. For students and teachers, professionals and novices, this indispensable handbook covers all aspects of movie making. * Techniques for making dramatic features, documentaries, corporate, broadcast, and experimental videos and films* Shooting with DSLRs, video, film, and digital cinema cameras * Digital editing with the latest video editing systems * In-depth coverage of lenses, lighting, sound recording, and mixing * The business aspects of funding and producing your project * Getting your movie shown in theaters, on TV, and on the Web