First-Time Filmmaker F*#^-ups
Navigating the Pitfalls to Making a Great Movie
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/.
Table of 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
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.