Book Review: How to Make Movies

Everyone knows you don’t need millions of dollars to make a great picture.

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Book Review: A Filmmaker's Eye

FilmmakersEyeWhen most people watch movies they don’t understand how much detailed planning goes into each shot that they see on the big screen.

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Book Review: The Guerrilla Guide to Moviemaking

As a student filmmaker, it’s difficult to make your film look like it cost thousands of dollars when in reality it cost a couple hundred.

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Book Review: Setting Up Your Shots

Shots01Every great filmmaker knows that, “you don’t TAKE a shot ... you MAKE a shot.”

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Book Review: Directing the Camera

Learning how to direct your camera is as important as anything you do in the production of your film.

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Book Review: Videojournalism

PhotoJCoverVideojournalism is a new field that has grown out of traditional print photojournalism, slideshows that combine sound and pictures, public radio, documentary filmmaking and the best of television news features.

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Book Review: Composing Photos

ComposingCoverWhat does composing photos have to do with filmmaking, you ask?

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Book Review: Practical Moviemaking

MoviemakingCoverWhether you are making an independent student film all the way to a big Hollywood production, Joe Wallenstein gives us the how-to from concept to exhibition and every step in between in “Practical Moviemaking: A Handbook for the Real World.”

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