Producing with Passion: Making Films That Change the World

Producing with Passion: Making Films That Change the World

by Dorothy Fadiman, Levelle Tony
     
 

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. See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932907445
Publisher:
Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Can a Film Make a Difference?

Ch. 1 Trusting Your Instincts 1

Ch. 2 Focusing Your Energies 14

Ch. 3 Know Your Subject 26

Ch. 4 Building Community: From Kickoff to Launch 37

Ch. 5 Planning an Unscripted Documentary 45

Ch. 6 Creating a Blueprint for Your Film 58

Ch. 7 Attracting Funding 68

Ch. 8 Your Core Group 81

Ch. 9 The Production Team 90

Ch. 10 Interns and Volunteers 104

Ch. 11 Preproduction Planning: Getting Ready To Shoot 111

Ch. 12 Field Production 122

Ch. 13 Interviews: Gathering People's Stories 138

Ch. 14 Building the Story 151

Ch. 15 Editing 169

Ch. 16 Feedback Screenings 187

Ch. 17 Finishing the Film 196

Ch. 18 What's Next for You? 211

Ch. 19 Screening Your Movie 217

Ch. 20 Publicity 237

Ch. 21 Reaching Potential Viewers: Distribution 246

Conclusion 258

About the Authors 260

Index 262

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