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Planning the Low-Budget Film

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Finalist, 2007 Benjamin Franklin Awards, for Best New Voice Nonfiction and Professional/Technical
 
Novice and aspiring filmmakers seeking to learn how to develop a feature film will find a step-by-step blueprint in this guide. Drawing upon the more than 30-years experience of an industry professional, the book examines how to identify and break down shooting sequences in sc
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Paperback, 432 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Chalk Hill Books (first published March 1st 2006)
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Steev Hise
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Recommends it for: filmmakers interested in minutae of production management
Recommended to Steev by: website for "10 MPH" film
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This book is title a bit misleadingly, relatively speaking - what I mean by that is that for the author, "Low Budget" is anything under 2 million bucks! This is not what most people think, probably, when they see the phrase "low budget film". Nevertheless, there is some invaluable guidance in the book about how to "line a script" and use it to creating a shooting schedule. The budget section offers a good glimpse into the way Hollywood works, but I think is pretty unrealistic for most non-union, ...more
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