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Filmmaking for Dummies

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Now updated--the step-by-step secrets to capturing great moments on filmWith all the recent advancements in filmmaking technology, more people than ever are trying their hand at filmmaking. Keeping up with the newest information in this booming field, this updated edition of "Filmmaking For Dummies" features up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest and greatest hardware, so ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by For Dummies (first published July 1st 2003)
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Ramiro
I chose this because it has many ways for filmakig.I ould Like to be a Filmaker really Interesting. Sometimes not every time you need the correct amount of light and the correct background to get the perfect picture. You also need scenery that can give the person who sees the picture an idea of where that picture was taken or how pretty does it look.

Publishing or Printing a Picture or a Movie is Hard. You need to see that everything is right as you planned for your story or picure to be printed
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Colleen
A good, thorough overview of the filmmaking process. Also good to use as a reference book. I'd recommend this book to anyone interested in filmmaking.
Jon
This book is a really great overall view of filmmaking. It touches on all aspects of the creative process from script to screen.
Snuf
Great basics book for the start to finish of filmmaking. Great for independent filmmakers.
Jason Whitaker
Great review for film school grads or great introduction for aspiring filmmakers.
Kamil
A great book for a layman filmmaker, talking about all important aspects of filmmaking.
Dwayne
A filmmaking book for dummies :P
joyce
nice and informative
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