Start Making Movies education licence


Start Making Movies is a step-by-step introduction to filmmaking, written in clear and accessible language. It's highly visual, with hundreds of illustrations: photos, screenshots, film stills and diagrams. Includes links to online movies and downloadable film planning templates. 

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This education licence allows you to:

  • Share Start Making Movies with all students and staff based at a single school site
  • Provide it to your current students and staff to read on their own devices

Contents include:

  • The five stages of filmmaking
  • What you need
  • How films tell stories
  • Planning and filming your shots
  • Using different lenses and zoom settings
  • Light and colour
  • Using movement in your movie
  • Planning, recording and editing sound
  • Sequence: using shots together
  • Coverage: getting all the shots you need
  • Continuity: filming sequences that look natural
  • How to film six key types of scene
  • Editing and sharing
  • Is your movie finished? What to check
  • Fifteen ideas for fiction movies
  • Glossary

Tom Barrance has over 25 years' experience of teaching film and filmmaking. He runs the  filmmaking website and created the film education resources 'Making Movies Make Sense' and 'EditClass'.

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  • PDF book

  • Size
    21.1 MB
  • Length
    163 pages
  • PDF book
  • Size21.1 MB
  • Length163 pages
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