Guerilla Film Makers Movie Blueprint: A Simple and Clear Plan of the How, Where, When, and What of the Filmmaking Process, from the Co-Author of The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook

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Central to The Guerilla Film Makers Movie Blueprint are flow charts: crystal-clear diagrams detailing every single thing, no matter how small, that needs to be done to make your film. This visual approach to the filmmaking process ensures that new (and established!) filmmakers get an instant overview of each and every discipline. Backing up the diagrams are copious notes - humorous in tone, yet broad and deep in content. Wherever possible, the text is broken apart into box outs, hot tips and sub-diagrams. This ...

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Overview

Central to The Guerilla Film Makers Movie Blueprint are flow charts: crystal-clear diagrams detailing every single thing, no matter how small, that needs to be done to make your film. This visual approach to the filmmaking process ensures that new (and established!) filmmakers get an instant overview of each and every discipline. Backing up the diagrams are copious notes - humorous in tone, yet broad and deep in content. Wherever possible, the text is broken apart into box outs, hot tips and sub-diagrams. This book is entertaining, irreverent, and never less than painfully practical. The Guerilla Film Makers Movie Blueprint will have its own dedicated website where readers can download the tools, forms, software, and artwork detailed in the book. Jones's latest endeavor is packed with over a decade's worth of experience, know-how, and insider tips. A must-read for every budding filmmaker.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826414533
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/20/2003
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 954,958
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Chris Jones has been making micro-budget features since he and Genevieve Jolliffe made The Runner in 1992. In 2009, his short film "Gone Fishing" was Oscars shortlisted, won the prestigious Producers Guild of America's Best Short Film and collected over 40 international awards. He co-authored the bestselling Guerilla Film Makers Handbook in 1996, and also wrote the hugely successful Guerilla Film Makers Movie Blueprint. On top of writing and making films, Chris teachers new filmmakers and runs his business from the historic Ealing Film Studios in London.

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Table of Contents

1 Blueprint Overview 11
2 Company Set-up Blueprint 27
3 Screenplay Blueprint 43
4 Director's Blueprint 61
5 Producer's Blueprint 79
6 The Crew Blueprint 91
7 The Budget Blueprint 141
8 Casting and Actors' Blueprint 171
9 Scheduling Blueprint 189
10 Assistant Director Blueprint 203
11 Production Team Blueprint 217
12 Costume Blueprint 229
13 Make-up Blueprint 245
14 Production Design Blueprint 261
15 Sound Blueprint 285
16 Camera Department Blueprint 299
17 Catering Blueprint 347
18 The Editor's Blueprint 361
19 Post Traditional Lab Blueprint 379
20 Post Production Sound Blueprint 397
21 Music Blueprint 433
22 Mastering Blueprint 453
23 Film Festivals' Blueprint 479
24 Press and Publicity Blueprint 491
25 Sales and Distribution Blueprint 511
26 Sales - Domestic Theatrical 529
27 Sales - Domestic Video, DVD and TV 553
28 What is Next? 567
29 Avid XpressDV Rough Guide 575
Index 599
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