Making Short Films: The Complete Guide from Script to Screen, Second Edition

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Bloomsbury Academic, Mar 15, 2008 - Performing Arts - 292 pages
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Making Short Films: The Complete Guide from Script to Screen is a practical and inspirational guide to students and independent filmmakers. This new edition of what has become a bible for filmmakers internationally is completely rewritten, expanded and redesigned.This is the only book to describe and explain the whole process - from creating an original or adapted script, to producing and directing, to managing budgets and people, to financing, marketing and distributing your film.Whether you are embarking on your first YouTube project or planning a more ambitious, collaborative film, Making Short Films gives you the low-down on everything you need to know.Making Short Films includes:-- A detailed, structured guide to the whole filmmaking process-- Information on new, digital and internet technology -- Interviews with key filmmakers-- A range of complete scripts for award-winning shorts with commentaries by the filmmakers-- Insider tips on making deals, renting equipment, securing funding and getting your short shown-- Details on all the major film festivals -- A glossary of film terms-- An accompanying website with supporting information and access to the key films discussed: www.making-short-films.com

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About the author (2008)

Clifford Thurlow is a writer and independent filmmaker. He co-produced Salvador Dali: A Biography and co-produced and presented The Dali Triangle for Yellowbay Films. The winner of a screenwriting award from EMDA, the European Media Development Award, his screenplay Zeitgeist is in development with Hub Media.

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