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First-Time Filmmaker F*#^-ups

Navigating the Pitfalls to Making a Great Movie

By Daryl Goldberg

  1. ISBN: 9780240819235
  2. Publication Date: September 2011
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 215
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Description

Learn to avoid the costly mistakes that commonly plague independent filmmakers with this concise and informative how-to guide. Laced with examples from famous movies, directors, and producers, author Daryl Bob Goldberg empowers you with the practical knowledge to achieve a dream that is not as intimidating as you might think

This book will help you avoid problems associated with fund-raising, budgeting, scheduling, casting, shooting, actors, crew, postproduction, distribution, legal issues, and much more, all written by someone who has learned these lessons the hard way-so you don't have to.

The book's companion files are available for download at http://www.focalpress.com/books/details/9780240819235/.

Author Bio

Daryl Bob Goldberg is an award-winning producer and director with acclaimed feature-films, award-winning music videos, and nationally televised commercials under his belt. Variety magazine describes Daryl's work as "Wryly hilarious, completely overboard and unpredictable!" Daryl's acclaimed work has been seen on NBC, IFC, MTV, The Sundance Channel, FunnyorDie.com, Anchor Bay Entertainment, and MTV Europe. He is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.

Contents

Chapter 1: GETTING STARTED

Chapter 2: GETTING THE MONEY

Chapter 3: PRE-PRODUCTION

Chapter 4: SCHEDULING

Chapter 5: BUDGETTING

Chapter 6: ACTING

Chapter 7: CREW

Chapter 8: LIFE ON SET

Chapter 9: EDITTING

Chapter 10: POST-PRODUCTION

Chapter 11: LIFE AFTER POST-PRODUCTION