Whether you're posting a clip on Facebook, making a presentation video, introducing yourself to others online, or just sending out a greeting to friends, today everyone is a filmmaker.
This book cuts away the jargon to offer a highly accessible, no-fuss guide to getting the best results from the kit you already own. In just 39 steps, it offers essential instructions and tips to help amateur movie-makers - filming anything from family celebrations to no-budget horror movies - make their creations look and feel more cinematic.
Drawing on its vast network of professional filmmakers as well as on its unique style, (with a compelling illustration language and direct, quotation-rich approach) Little White Lies presents the definitive, fun, and straightforward handbook for making films.
Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism, bi-monthly print magazine Little White Lies is the leading indie magazine on film. Matthew Thrift is a freelance film writer and actor. He contributes to Little White Lies, The Guardian, bfi.org.uk and is editor of UK film blog, Cinephile.