Preparing for takeoff preproduction for the independent filmmaker

"You have the camera, time, money (or credit card), so why don't you just start shooting? Preparing for Takeoff will give you the tools you need to fully prepare for your independent film. This book features: - Vital preproduction tips on scheduling, previsualization, script analysis, loca...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vincie, Arthur
Format: eBook
Published: New York Focal Press 2013
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Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • The film life cycle
  • Fixing the script
  • Preparing your business
  • Working with other people
  • Marketing
  • Script analysis
  • Gathering materials
  • Prep for casting
  • Breaking down the script
  • Budgeting
  • Thinking strategically
  • Vendors, equipment, and negotiation
  • Unions, guilds, states
  • Rights and contracts
  • Casting
  • Hiring the crew
  • Scouting
  • Staying organized
  • Previsualization
  • Rehearsals
  • Routines for success in production
  • Preparing for post
  • Preparing for distribution
  • Beyond basic planning