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This FreeBook gives a thorough overview of the areas a filmmaker must take accountability and responsibility for in order to lead his/her team through development, pitching, financing, production, marketing, and distribution. Brought to you by Focal Press and the American Film Market®, this FreeBook is a collection of original material and excerpts from leading Focal Press titles.
Have you written the script for the next box office blockbuster or hit TV show and just need the right agent to sell it? Not sure whether to accept an if-come deal or a script commitment? Debating which manager is the right choice to steer your career? Well, worry no more... How to Manage…
Paperback – 2013-11-25
Learn how an idea moves from concept to profits and how distribution dominates the bottom line of an industry otherwise grounded in high profile elements (production, creative, law, finance, and marketing). In this updated edition of a bestselling industry staple, experienced media executive Jeff…
Paperback – 2013-09-26
American Film Market Presents
You have the camera, time, money (or credit card), so why don't you just start shooting? Preparing for Takeoff will give you the tools you need to fully prepare for your independent film. This book features: Vital preproduction tips on scheduling, previsualization, script analysis, location…
Paperback – 2013-02-11
This book is for anyone interested in the business of breaking into the movies. Learn who the key players are when it comes to getting a movie made and how to navigate the politics of filmmaking from start to finish, from first pitch to filling movie seats.…
Paperback – 2012-02-21
Innovation in technology means that almost anyone can make an independent film these days. Although this may be good news for aspiring filmmakers, it also means that the oversupply of independent films on the market has caused acquisition prices to dramatically decrease. As a result, producers and…
Paperback – 2012-02-08
Indie Film Producing explains the simple, basic, clear cut role of the independent film producer. Raising funds to do your dream project, producing award-winning films with a low budget, putting name actors on your indie film-it's all doable, and this book guides you through the entire process of…
Paperback – 2012-01-24
You have a strong vision for how your movie should look, but how do you find the perfect spot to shoot and how do you organize the complex logistics of such a shoot once you find that perfect location? In this comprehensive guide, industry veteran Kathy M. McCurdy provides everything you need to…
Paperback – 2011-02-23
* How can you use a state's film tax credits to fund your film? SEE PAGE 63. * You have an idea you want to pitch to a production company; how do you safeguard your concept? SEE PAGE 77. * How can you fund your production with product placement? SEE PAGE 157. * How do you get a script to…
Paperback – 2011-01-06
This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run…
Paperback – 2010-03-12
American Film Market Presents
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