Making A Feature Film

Making A Feature Film

PDF ebook, guide and course

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Table of Contents


  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1 PRE-PRODUCTION
  • EXAMINING YOUR MOTIVATIONS AND GOALS
  • THE RIGHT SCRIPT
  • WRITING IT YOURSELF
  • HIRING A WRITER TO SCRIPT YOUR IDEA
  • OPTIONING A SCRIPT
  • STORYBOARDS
  • ESSENTIAL STORYBOARD ELEMENTS
  • ASSEMBLING THE CAST, CREW AND LOCATIONS
  • FINDING COMPETENT PROFESSIONALS TO ASSIST
  • WHEN AMATEURS WILL DO
  • CASTING ACTORS
  • LOCATION SCOUTING
  • 2 FILM-MAKING ON A LIMITED BUDGET
  • MONEY WELL SPENT
  • CAMERA AND LENS RENTAL
  • SOUND CAPTURE
  • MAKE-UP
  • CATERING AND CRAFT SERVICES
  • LIGHTING PACKAGES
  • BELIEVABLE SETS
  • ITEMS TO WORK AROUND
  • SPONSORSHIP DEALS
  • AVOIDING LEGAL AND LABOR PROBLEMS
  • USING TONE TO MAKE DIFFICULT SCRIPTS WORK
  • 3 PRODUCTION
  • FILM OR DIGITAL?
  • MANAGING PRODUCTION TIME WISELY
  • STICKING TO A PRODUCTION SCHEDULE
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF PUNCTUALITY
  • KEEPING THE CREW BUSY AND HAPPY
  • LETTING YOUR CREW MANAGE THINGS
  • DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY/CINEMATOGRAPHER
  • FIRST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
  • LINE PRODUCER/PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
  • SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
  • YOUR ROLE AS DIRECTOR
  • DIRECTING ACTORS
  • GETTING THE COVERAGE YOU NEED
  • MONITORING TAKES
  • WHEN TO CALL IT A WRAP
  • 4 POST-PRODUCTION
  • VIDEO
  • USING YOUR HOME COMPUTER OR A GOOD POST HOUSE
  • FINAL EDIT
  • COLOR CORRECTION
  • AUDIO
  • ADDITIONAL DIALOG RECORDING (ADR)
  • FOLEY
  • OUTPUT AND DISTRIBUTION
  • CONCLUSION