The Shut Up And Shoot Documentary Guide

The Shut Up And Shoot Documentary Guide

The Shut Up And Shoot Documentary Guide

So you want to make a documentary, but think you don't have a lot of time, money, or experience? It's time to get down and dirty! Down and dirty is a filmmaking mindset. It's the mentality that forces you to be creative with your resources. It's about doing more with less. Get started NOW with this book and DVD set, a one-stop shop written by a guerrilla filmmaker, for guerrilla filmmakers. You will learn how to make your project better, faster, and cheaper. The pages are crammed with 500 full-color pictures, tips from the pros, resources, checklists and charts, making it easy to find what you need fast. The DVD includes: * Video and audio tutorials, useful forms, and interviews with leading documentary filmmakers like Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens), Sam Pollard (4 Little Girls), and others * 50+ Crazy Phat Bonus pages with jump start charts, online resources, releases, storyboards, checklists, equipment guides, and shooting procedures Here's just a small sampling of what's inside the book: * Putting together a crew * Choosing a camera * New HDV and 24P cameras * Shooting in rough neighborhoods * Interview skills and techniques * 10 ways to lower your budget * Common production forms

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Anthony Q. Artis
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2013-07-24
Total Pages : 296 Pages
ISBN : 9781136065736


The Shut Up And Shoot Documentary Guide

The Shut Up And Shoot Documentary Guide

This book is a reference guide to basic documentary production, from the technical speifics of camerawork, lighting, and sound to the practical considerations of finding a crew, conducting interviews, and stealth shooting. While it is documentary-specific, most of the advice and techniques apply equally to event video or narrative projects. Includes a bonus DVD with video and audio tutorials, useful forms, and interviews with Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens), Sam Pollard (4 Little Girls), and others. Also includes bonus pages with jump start charts, links to online resources, releases, storyboards, checklists, equipment guides, and shooting procedures.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Anthony Q. Artis
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2008
Total Pages : 269 Pages
ISBN : 9780240809359


The Shut Up And Shoot Documentary Guide

The Shut Up And Shoot Documentary Guide

Previous edition title: The shut up and shoot: freelance video guide: a down & dirty DV production.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Anthony Q. Artis
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014
Total Pages : 369 Pages
ISBN : 0240824156


The Shut Up And Shoot

The Shut Up And Shoot

The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide is an easy-read crash course in the ins and outs and hundred little details of creating video works for hire. This ultra-friendly visual field guide for freelance videographers picks up where The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide leaves off and gives you more detailed practical production strategies and solutions not found anywhere else on: * Marketing videos * Music Videos * Wedding videos * Music performance videos * Live event videos * Corporate videos...and more! Covering everything from dealing with clients, production strategies and step-by-step guidance on planning, shooting, lighting and recording the most common video-for-hire genres this book sets out to help you rise above the competition and make more money by doing quality work. Anthony Q. Artis will instill you with the “down and dirty? mindset that helps you to creatively maximize your limited resources regardless of your budget. Lavishly illustrated in full-color with real-world step-by-step visuals, The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide is like a film school education in the form of a video cookbook. You don't need loads of money to make professional-looking videos - you need to get down and dirty! Includes access to a secret bonus Web site with: * Video and audio tutorials, useful forms, and case-study video projects from the book. * Crazy Phat Bonus Pages with Jump Start Charts, online Resources, Releases, Storyboards, Checklists, Equipment Guides and Shooting Procedures * Second volume in the "Down and Dirty" filmmaking series * This absolutely practical book offers tips, techniques, and practices that can be used by ANY filmmaker on ANY budget

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Genre : Computers
Author : Anthony Q. Artis
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2011
Total Pages : 362 Pages
ISBN : 9780240814872


Sound Design For Low No Budget Films

Sound Design For Low No Budget Films

Don’t let your indie film be sabotaged by bad sound! One of the weakest technical aspects of a low or no budget short or feature film is usually the sound, and in Sound Design for Low and No Budget Films, author Patrick Winters explains what filmmakers need to do to fix that. Learn how to improve the sound quality of your low budget film with specific tools and practices for achieving a better sound track, including detailed, step-by-step explanations of how to edit your production track, create a sound design, record and edit ADR, Foley and sound effects, music, and much more. Focusing on the essential details indie filmmakers need to know, Winters teaches you how to turn a thin and distracting sound track into one that makes your film shine. This practical guide offers: • In-depth focus on hands-on, step-by-step instruction for achieving great sound in post-production, including recording and editing sound effects, ADR and Foley—even without expensive equipment and software. • Techniques specifically designed for low and no budget projects, perfect for both students and aspiring indie filmmakers. • A simple and direct style that any aspiring filmmaker or student can understand without already knowing the industry jargon.

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Genre : Art
Author : Patrick Winters
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2017-01-23
Total Pages : 262 Pages
ISBN : 9781317557920


The Complete Film Production Handbook

The Complete Film Production Handbook

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

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Eve Light Honthaner
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2013-09-23
Total Pages : 496 Pages
ISBN : 9781136053054


The Documentary Filmmaking Master Class

The Documentary Filmmaking Master Class

"A realist with a sense of humor, Chasse is both stringent and encouraging as she covers every aspect of creating a successful production." —Booklist starred review How to Make and Distribute a Documentary without Losing Your Mind or Going Broke Documentary filmmaking requires more than just a passion for the subject, whether it be one’s personal story or that of someone else, a historical event or a startling discovery, a political movement or a heinous crime. Making a documentary and getting it in front of an audience requires determination, careful planning, money, and a strong production team. With over thirty years of experience in filmmaking, author Betsy Chasse mentors readers every step of the way with a down-to-earth approach and invaluable advice. Chapters cover topics such as: Choosing a Subject Developing a Business Plan Securing Financial Backing Assembling a Production Team Nailing Interviews and Shooting B-Roll Getting through Post-Production Distributing and Marketing the Film Both novices and experienced filmmakers will benefit from this all-inclusive guide. With the right knowledge, persistence, and The Documentary Filmmaking Master Class in their camera bags, readers will not only turn their visions into reality, they’ll be able to share the results with others and navigate the process with confidence.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Betsy Chasse
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2019-11-05
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781621537229


Producing With Passion

Producing With Passion

Documentary filmmaker Fadiman chronicles her more than 30 years of experience searching out practical approaches to get her productions funded, finished, and seen, balancing inspiration and commitment with financing, shooting, editing, and promotion.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Dorothy Fadiman
Publisher :
Release : 2008
Total Pages : 266 Pages
ISBN : 1932907440


Beyond Continuity

Beyond Continuity

First published in 2013. A guide to the craft of script supervising, Beyond Continuity features practical instruction through real-world examples demonstrating and explaining the skills needed by a professional script supervisor. Mary Cybulski, one of Hollywood's premier script supervisors, imparts her sage wisdom as she walks you through the process of training and working as a professional script supervisor,, covering the basic skills of breaking down a script, taking notes on set, matching, cheating, determining screen direction, and knowing what the director, actors, and editor expect from a script supervisor. She also details many of the more subtle, but just as important skills- how to get a job, how to think like an editor, how to tell what is important in a script and on set, how to get along with the cast and crew, and how not to get overwhelmed when there is too much information to process.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Cybulski Mary
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-04-29
Total Pages : 282 Pages
ISBN : 9781136040658


Video Shooter

Video Shooter

Tired of the all the digital filmmaking guidebooks that give you only the nuts and bolts of how to use a camera? The third edition of Video Shooter takes the how-to knowledge a step further by showing you how to craft a story in your video. Barry Braverman is an experienced shooter and filmmaker whose is highly regarded in the field. This book covers everything from framing a shot, to lighting, to the type of camera (and tripod) you should use, and perhaps most importantly--how to translate the use of all this equipment and techniques into a story. The author is a veteran cinematic storyteller, and he shares practiced film-style techniques for use on your own DV cam. Humorous and opinionated, the author provides anecdotes and full-color illustrations that help you to learn the tricks of the trade. He gets right to the point of what you need to know to get good shots-and on a budget. New to this edition: * more up-to-date techniques involving HD technology * more coverage on the multi-skillset required of today's filmmakers (who are asked to act simultaneously as Director, Director of Photography, Cinematographer, Sound Recordists, etc.) *Website including craft tips, equipment review/blogs, and a teacher's corner to support use of the book in film studies/digital media class (includes student work completed in class using the text)

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Barry Braverman
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2013-10-15
Total Pages : 330 Pages
ISBN : 9781136058868