The Complete Film Production Handbook

The Complete Film Production Handbook
Author: Eve Light Honthaner
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2013-09-23
ISBN 10: 1136053050
ISBN 13: 9781136053054
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Film Production Handbook Book Review:

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 a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. If you choose to pursue this career path, you'll know what to expect, you'll be prepared, and you'll be ten steps ahead of everyone else just starting out. New topics and information in the fourth edition include: * Low-budget independent films, including documentaries and shorts * Information specific to television production and commercials * The industry's commitment to go green and how to do it * Coverage of new travel and shipping regulations * Updated information on scheduling, budgeting, deal memos, music clearances, communications, digital production, and new forms throughout

The Complete Film Production Handbook

The Complete Film Production Handbook
Author: Eve Light Honthaner
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2013-09-23
ISBN 10: 1136053069
ISBN 13: 9781136053061
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Film Production Handbook Book Review:

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 a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. If you choose to pursue this career path, you'll know what to expect, you'll be prepared, and you'll be ten steps ahead of everyone else just starting out. New topics and information in the fourth edition include: * Low-budget independent films, including documentaries and shorts * Information specific to television production and commercials * The industry's commitment to go green and how to do it * Coverage of new travel and shipping regulations * Updated information on scheduling, budgeting, deal memos, music clearances, communications, digital production, and new forms throughout

The Complete Film Production Handbook

The Complete Film Production Handbook
Author: Eve Light Honthaner
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 524
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 024081150X
ISBN 13: 9780240811505
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Film Production Handbook Book Review:

"[C]omprehensive guide that covers everything from pre-production through wrap and post production and includes chapters on independent and low-budget filmmaking, television, commercials, incentives, effects and new media."- Cover.

The Producer s Business Handbook

The Producer s Business Handbook
Author: John J. Lee, Jr.,Rob Holt
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2012-11-12
ISBN 10: 1136050493
ISBN 13: 9781136050497
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Producer s Business Handbook Book Review:

The Producer's Business Handbook provides a model for making a successful business of independent filmmaking. It will give you a comprehensive understanding of the business of entertainment and supply you with the information and tools you'll need to successfully engage all related aspects of global production and exploitation. The handbook also provides a global orientation to the relationships that the most successful producers have with the various participants in the motion picture industry. This includes how producers direct their relationships with domestic and foreign studios, agencies, attorneys, talent, completion guarantors, banks, and private investors. It provides a thorough orientation to operating production development and single purpose production companies, from solicitation of literary properties through direct rights sales, and the management of global distribution relationships. Also presented is an in-depth discussion of the team roles needed to operate these companies, as well as how to attach and direct them. For those outside of the US, this book also includes information about how to produce successful films without government funding. This edition has been updated to include comprehensive information on the internal greenlighting process, government financing, and determining actual cost-of-money. It includes new simplified project evaluation tools, expediting funding and distribution. Together with its companion CD-ROM, which contains valuable forms and spreadsheets; tutorials; and samples, this handbook presents both instruction and worksheet support to independent producers at all levels of experience.

The Filmmaker s Handbook

The Filmmaker s Handbook
Author: Steven Ascher,Edward Pincus
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2012-11-27
ISBN 10: 1101613807
ISBN 13: 9781101613801
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Filmmaker s Handbook Book Review:

FIFTH EDITION, UPDATED FOR 2020. The authoritative guide to producing, directing, shooting, editing, and distributing your video or film. Whether you aspire to be a great filmmaker yourself or are looking for movie gifts, this comprehensive guide to filmmaking is the first step in turning a hobby into a career. Widely acknowledged as the “bible” of video and film production, and used in courses around the world, The Filmmaker’s Handbook is now updated with the latest advances in HD and digital formats. For students and teachers, professionals and novices, this indispensable handbook covers all aspects of movie making. • Techniques for making dramatic features, documentaries, corporate, broadcast, and experimental videos and films • Shooting with DSLRs, video, film, and digital cinema cameras • In-depth coverage of lenses, lighting, sound recording, editing, and mixing • Understanding HDR, RAW, Log, 4K, UHD, and other formats • The business aspects of funding and producing your project • Getting your movie shown in theaters, on television, streaming services, and online

The TV Studio Production Handbook

The TV Studio Production Handbook
Author: Lucy Brown,Lyndsay Duthie
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-09-28
ISBN 10: 1786720418
ISBN 13: 9781786720412
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The TV Studio Production Handbook Book Review:

Here is the one-stop handbook to make your studio production shine.The TV Studio Production Handbook explains the production process from beginning to end and covers everything media students need to know to create a successful studio television programme. It is an illuminating read for those starting out in the industry and an invaluable resource for students of media, film and TV.The book is packed with interviews from top TV executives from the UK, USA, Australia and China and includes live case studies from hit international formats covering every genre, from reality, to drama to news, with scripts from Britain's Got Talent, Big Brother, Coronation Street, The Chase, Teletubbies, Channel 4 News and more. The authors, both award-winning TV programme-makers and academic programme leaders, break things down genre by genre and explore pre-production, casting, scripting, as well as all the required paperwork from call sheets to running orders. They also examine the future of studio and the multiplatform opportunities available for programme makers internationally.

The Complete Film Production Handbook

The Complete Film Production Handbook
Author: Eve Light Honthaner
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis US
Total Pages: 514
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780240804194
ISBN 13: 0240804198
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Film Production Handbook Book Review:

CD-ROM contains PDF and Word files to accompany the book.

Film Production Management

Film Production Management
Author: Bastian Cleve
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2012-10-02
ISBN 10: 1136044019
ISBN 13: 9781136044014
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Film Production Management Book Review:

Film Production Management will tell you in step-by-step detail how to produce a screenplay and get it onto the big screen. Whether you are an aspiring or seasoned film professional, this book will be an indispensable resource for you on a day-to-day basis. This updated edition remains true to the practical, hands-on approach that has made previous editions so successful, and has been updated with revised forms, permits, and budgets applicable to all productions; contains important information on standards and typical processes and practices; includes the latest information available on technological advances such as digital FX; and discusses the impact of the Internet on filmmaking. Film production professionals at all levels of experience will benefit from the information in this handbook to film production management.

The Complete Independent Movie Marketing Handbook

The Complete Independent Movie Marketing Handbook
Author: Mark Steven Bosko
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 363
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780941188760
ISBN 13: 0941188760
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Independent Movie Marketing Handbook Book Review:

This book gives street-level instruction and real-world examples on how to promote, distribute, and sell a production.

Film Budgeting Or How Much Will it Cost to Shoot Your Movie

Film Budgeting  Or  How Much Will it Cost to Shoot Your Movie
Author: Ralph Stuart Singleton
Publsiher: Lone Eagle Publishing Company, LLC
Total Pages: 465
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015040675475
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Film Budgeting Or How Much Will it Cost to Shoot Your Movie Book Review:

Applicable to any size film project, from major feature films and movies for television to industrial films and smaller projects, veteran film producer Ralph Singleton instructs readers on how to convert a production schedule into a detailed production budget.

Video Production Handbook

Video Production Handbook
Author: Gerald Millerson
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-10-28
ISBN 10: 1136045384
ISBN 13: 9781136045387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Video Production Handbook Book Review:

This practical sourcebook has been specially prepared to give you an at-a-glance guide to quality video program-making on a modest budget. Emphasis throughout is on excellence with economy; whether you are working alone or with a small multi-camera group. The well-tried techniques detailed here will steer you through the hazards of production, helping you to avoid those frustrating, time-wasting problems, and to create an effective video program. For many years Video Production Handbook has helped students and program-makers in a wide range of organizations. Now in its thoroughly revised 3rd edition, Video Production Handbook guides you step-by-step, explaining how to develop your initial program ideas, and build them into a successful working format. It covers the techniques of persuasive camerawork, successful lighting and sound treatment, video editing...etc. You will find straightforward up-to-the-minute guidance with your daily production problems, and a wealth of practical tips based on the author's personal experience. In this extended edition, you will see how you can use quite modest chromakey facilities and visual effects to create the magic of virtual reality surroundings. Gerald Millerson's internationally acclaimed writings are based on a long and distinguished career with the BBC. His lecturing background includes TV production courses in the United States and UK. His other books for Focal Press have become standard works in a number of languages, and include his classic course text Television Production 13th ed, Effective TV Production 3rd ed, Video Camera Techniques 2nd ed, Lighting for TV and Film 3rd ed, Lighting for Video 3rd ed and TV Scenic Design.

The Film Handbook

The Film Handbook
Author: Mark de Valk,Sarah Arnold
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-05-02
ISBN 10: 1136508511
ISBN 13: 9781136508516
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Film Handbook Book Review:

The Film Handbook examines the current state of filmmaking and how film language, technique and aesthetics are being utilised for today’s ‘digital film’ productions. It reflects on how critical analysis’ of film underpins practice and story, and how developing an autonomous ‘vision’ will best aid student creativity. The Film Handbook offers practical guidance on a range of traditional and independent ‘guerrilla’ film production methods, from developing script ideas and the logistics of planning the shoot to cinematography, sound and directing practices. Film professionals share advice of their creative and practical experiences shooting both on digital and film forms. The Film Handbook relates theory to the filmmaking process and includes: • documentary, narrative and experimental forms, including deliberations on ‘reading the screen’, genre, mise-en-scène, montage, and sound design • new technologies of film production and independent distribution, digital and multi-film formats utilised for indie filmmakers and professional dramas, sound design and music • the short film form, theories of transgressive and independent ‘guerrilla’ filmmaking, the avant-garde and experimental as a means of creative expression • preparing to work in the film industry, development of specialisms as director, producer, cinematographer, editor, and the presentation of creative work.

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook
Author: Harry Box
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2013-05-02
ISBN 10: 1136046577
ISBN 13: 9781136046575
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook Book Review:

Comprehensive. Detailed. Practical. Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Fourth Edition, is a friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to anyone doing motion picture lighting, including the lamp operator, rigging crew, gaffer, best boy, or director of photography. This handbook offers a wealth of practical technical information, useful techniques, as well as aesthetic discussions. The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety. It describes tricks and techniques for operating a vast array of lighting equipment including LEDs, xenons, camera synchronous strobes, black lights, underwater units, lighting effects units, and many others. Since its first edition, this handy on-set reference continues to be widely adopted as a training and reference manual by union training programs as well as top university film production programs. New to the fourth edition: * Detailed information on LED technology and gear * Harmonized with union safety and training procedures * All the latest and greatest DMX gadgets, including remote control systems * Many new and useful lights and how to use them and troubleshoot them. * New additions to the arsenal of electrical distribution equipment that make our sets safer and easier to power. * More rigging tricks and techniques. * the same friendly, easy to read style that has made this book so popular.

The Casting Handbook

The Casting Handbook
Author: Suzy Catliff,Jennifer Granville
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2013-06-26
ISBN 10: 1136500359
ISBN 13: 9781136500350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Casting Handbook Book Review:

Casting is a crucial creative element of any production - and yet the craft and skills needed to put together a successful and exciting cast are often overlooked. The Casting Handbook explains the casting process from beginning to end and covers everything producers and directors needs to know – as well as proving a fascinating and illuminating read for actors. The book explores: how to prepare a breakdown where to source actors how to prepare for a casting session how to make casting decisions how a cast is put together how deals are done ethics and the law, with special reference to casting children how a casting director contributes to the initial development of the script how the casting works from fringe theatre to Hollywood blockbusters The Casting Handbook considers actors’, producers’, agents’ and directors’ relationship with a casting director, the day to day work that is casting, and how approaching it in a professional and informed manner can make the difference to the final product. Including interviews with actors, agents, directors, casting directors and producers; case studies; exercises; and a fact file of useful templates and contacts, this book offers a thorough induction into the casting process, suitable for students and early career professionals in any media.

The Film Finance Handbook

The Film Finance Handbook
Author: Adam P. Davies,Nicol Wistreich
Publsiher: Netribution
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 0955014328
ISBN 13: 9780955014321
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Film Finance Handbook Book Review:

From low budget short film schemes to multi-million dollar international co-productions, this is a vital reference guide for producers, filmmakers, financiers, and their advisors, now fully updated by 40 experts from across the globe. The practice of raising finance is addressed from the basic details to broader concepts and approaches, and information on the incentives and tax breaks offered by 50 countries is included. This resource is packed with invaluable information including details on more than 1,000 funding awards, a glossary of 400 entry film business terms, and a table of co-production treaties. Dozens of original case studies are provided as examples of successful fundraising approaches, as are interviews with such noted film personnel as Oscar-winning producer Jeremy Thomas, Paul Haggis--writer for Crash and Million Dollar Baby--and Jim Gilliam, who raised $300,000 via the web. Packed with valuable contacts, helpful ideas, and decades of experience, this is the complete guide to funding your next big hit.

The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production

The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production
Author: Craig Batty,Marsha Berry,Kath Dooley,Bettina Frankham,Susan Kerrigan
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 482
Release: 2019-11-15
ISBN 10: 3030217442
ISBN 13: 9783030217440
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production Book Review:

This handbook is an essential creative, critical and practical guide for students and educators of screen production internationally. It covers all aspects of screen production—from conceptualizing ideas and developing them, to realizing and then distributing them—across all forms and formats, including fiction and non-fiction for cinema, television, gallery spaces and the web. With chapters by practitioners, scholars and educators from around the world, the book provides a comprehensive collection of approaches for those studying and teaching the development and production of screen content. With college and university students in mind, the volume purposely combines theory and practice to offer a critically informed and intellectually rich guide to screen production, shaped by the needs of those working in education environments where ‘doing’ and ‘thinking’ must co-exist. The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production fills an important gap in creative-critical knowledge of screen production, while also providing practical tools and approaches for future practitioners.

The Indie Producers Handbook

The Indie Producers Handbook
Author: Myrl A. Schreibman
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2012-02-08
ISBN 10: 0770433510
ISBN 13: 9780770433512
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Indie Producers Handbook Book Review:

Myrl Schreibman has written a comprehensive and practical, step-by-step guide for organizing and running a film from pre-production through post-production and delivery. This invaluable resource provides fundamental tools to produce a more thorough, more organized, and more professional film production. Packed with engaging and useful anecdotes, Schreibman provides a superlative introduction and overview to all of the key elements in producing for film and television. Useful to film students and filmmakers as a theoretical and practical guide to understanding the filmmaking process, Schreibman fills his manuscript with practical examples from his considerable personal experience in the film industry. Loaded with insider tips to help filmmakers avoid the pitfalls of show business.

The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production

The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production
Author: Lorene M. Wales
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2017-02-17
ISBN 10: 1315294877
ISBN 13: 9781315294872
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production Book Review:

This expanded, updated, and revised third edition of Lorene Wales’ The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production offers a comprehensive introduction to the positions/roles, procedures, and logistics of the film and digital video production process, from development and pre-production all the way to marketing and distribution. Lorene Wales offers a hands-on approach suitable for projects of any budget and scale, explaining every stage and key role/position in the life of a film and providing a wealth of sample checklists, schedules, accounting paperwork, and downloadable forms and templates for practical use. Other topics include a description of the latest mobile apps used in production, tax incentives, the DIT, set safety, and an expanded chapter on copyright, fair use and other legal matters. A companion website includes video tutorials, a personnel hierarchy, a guide to mobile apps useful during production, PowerPoints for instructor use, and a complete set of sample production forms and templates for download, including schedules, accounting paperwork, releases, and production checklists.

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook
Author: Genevieve Jolliffe,Chris Jones
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2004-04-27
ISBN 10: 9780826414892
ISBN 13: 0826414893
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook Book Review:

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook is easily the most helpful and honest book ever written about what it takes to make an independent movie.

Independent Film Producing

Independent Film Producing
Author: Paul Battista
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-10-08
ISBN 10: 1621533875
ISBN 13: 9781621533870
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Independent Film Producing Book Review:

The number of independent films produced each year has almost doubled in the past decade, yet only a fraction will succeed. If, like many filmmakers, you have no industry connections, little to no experience, and a low or ultra-low budget, this outsider’s guide will teach you what you need to know to produce a standout, high-quality film and get it into the right hands. Written by an entertainment lawyer and experienced director and producer, this handbook covers all the most essential business, legal, and practical aspects of producing on a low budget, including: Scripts Business plans Copyright issues Equity and non-equity financing Fund-raising Tax considerations Talent recruiting Scheduling Distribution Securities laws Film festivals And more Also discussed are the new crowd funding laws covered by the JOBS Act, making this book a must-read for every indie producer in today’s economy. If you want to produce a film that gets attention, pick up the book that is recommended or required reading at film, business, and law schools from UCLA to NYU. Whether you’re a recent film school graduate or simply a Hollywood outsider, Independent Film Producing will be like having a best friend who is an experienced, well-connected insider.