Understanding how commercials are made is the key to doing it right. This descriptive book is a step-by-step guide on the mechanics of creating a commercial from a production perspective. Making commercials on all types of budgets is addressed. There is material describing the roles and dynamics of the key players: the producer/director, agency, and client. This book outlines the requirements of each group so that everyone can understand and appreciate each other's needs.
"This book is a step-by-step guide to creating a commercial from a production perspective."
Millionaire Blueprints, Sept/Oct 2006
Introduction; History of Advertising from the Creative Perspective; Client/Agency Relationship; Putting the Material Together; Kinds of Clients and Commercials; Working on Different Budgets; Types of Production Media; The Client; Picking an Agency; The Agency; Who's Who; Shooting on Film; Video Shoot; Animation; Edits; Tests; Internships; Web Sites; Associations