Digital Filmmaking 101 reveals an inside look at the secrets of making professional-quality digital moviemaking on ultra-low budgets. How low? How about USD10,000 or less? Newton and Gaspard give real-world advice on scripting, financing, casting, production, distribution, trouble-shooting and more using their own in the trenches experience. Tired of watching the digital revolution from the sidelines? Grab this book, fire up your camcorder, and make a movie. Dale Newton and John Gaspard, who hail from Minneapolis, Minnesota, have produced three ultra-low-budget, feature-length movies and have lived to tell the tale. Their latest movie is the all-digital feature, 'Grown Men'.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Dream; The Script; The Budget; The Business; The Money; Pre-production; Casting the Cast; Corralling the Crew; Production; Special Effects; Post-Production; Distribution; Afterword; Appendix: Sample Script Layout, Sample Forms, Equipment Rental List; Sample Production Notes; Other Resources