Making movies is no different than any other creative work - don't wait to be told you're good enough, just pick up a camera and start! Use this book to find out the essentials that work for most people, then go ahead and add your own ideas.
Stand-Out Shorts is a distillation of the basics you need to know, packed into a small space. Road-tested by emerging filmmakers like you, this book offers real experience, real interviews and tried and tested ideas and techniques to offer the simplest, most direct way to get started making movies. Loaded with check lists, tools, handy reference charts, this book covers just what you need to know to start: nothing more, nothing less.
Russ Evans is a Film, Video and Multimedia Lecturer, internet broadcasting advisor and freelance writer on video production. Previously a graphic designer, Russ has a degree in fine art and multimedia. Currently he is involved in setting up an internet video site for students to broadcast their work.
Essentials Start-Up Course; Skills Short Cuts; Equipment Short Cuts; Short Cuts to Becoming a Filmmaker; Short Cuts to Getting Seen; Ballpark Blueprints; Glossary