Start Making Movies

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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. 

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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  • 163-page PDF
  • Size21.1 MB
  • Length163 pages
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