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.
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
Tom Barrance has over 25 years' experience of teaching film and filmmaking. He runs the filmmaking website learnaboutfilm.com and created the film education resources 'Making Movies Make Sense' and 'EditClass'.
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- Size21.1 MB
- Length163 pages