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1615932712
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Shooting Better Movies: The Student Filmmakers' Guide

Shooting Better Movies: The Student Filmmakers' Guide

by Paul Dudbridge

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Overview

A one-stop film school, this book is packed with information, tips, techniques, and advice covering all aspects of filmmaking as gathered from the author’s years of experience working in short films, features, commercials, and music videos, as well as delivering workshops and lectures to film students of all ages. Everything you need to know – from generating an idea to delivering a finished film – is laid out in an informal and easy to read style.
Find everything from script formatting, choosing lenses, and location scouting, to where best to put the camera to film your scenes, working with actors, recording sound, and editing your shots.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615932719
Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date: 07/15/2017
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Paul Dudbridge is a British director, producer, cinematographer, and educator, making feature films, television, commercials and music videos. His first broadcast credits include producing and directing ITV’s The Christmas Storybook, featuring legendary actor Joss Ackland, as well as directing music promos for MTV. His work as a cinematographer includes the action thriller By Any Name, based on the best-selling book by Katherine John. As a producer and director, he helmed the science-fiction series Horizon, which went on to win a number of awards at international film festivals, as well as earning Paul a Best Drama Director nomination at the British Royal Television Society (WoE) awards in 2016.
When not filming, Paul guest lectures at various universities and colleges around the country. Most recently, he ran the “Writing and Directing” module for the Masters course at the University of Bristol, taught Cinematography at Falmouth Film School, and Advanced Cinematography workshops for BECTU, the UK’s media and entertainment trade union.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Introduction
Chapter 1: Scriptwriting
Chapter 2: Producing
Chapter 3: Camera
Chapter 4: Sound
Chapter 5: Directing, Part 1 — The Camera
Chapter 6: Directing, Part 2 — Actors
Chapter 7: Editing
Chapter 8: My Three Secrets to Filmmaking
Chapter 9: Common Straits Found in Student Films
Chapter 10: Final Thoughts

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