Make a Great Short Film: Teach Yourself

Make a Great Short Film: Teach Yourself

by TomHolden (Author)


Make a Great Short Film is a jargon-free, straightforward guide for all budding film makers. Covering every aspect of making a film, from scriptwriting, casting and cameras to lighting, financing, filming and editing, this is the most comprehensive, user-friendly guide on the market. This new edition has been fully updated to take into account the most recent technological developments in the industry, particularly in terms of advancements in cameras and editing software. Tom Holden will explain the pitfalls, benefits and possibilities offered by this new technology to ensure you don't get bogged down by industry jargon but know what is going to work best for you. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding of psychology. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publisher: Teach Yourself
Published: 27 Aug 2010

ISBN 10: 1444105140
ISBN 13: 9781444105148
Book Overview: Make a Great Short Film is the essential guide for all budding film makers.

Author Bio
Tom Holden has worked in television, film and video since the 1990s. He has worked internationally and taught film making and broadcast journalism at various colleges and universities. He currently works as a video director at the United Nations.