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Author Grove, Elliot, author.

Title Raindance producers' lab : lo-to-no budget filmmaking / Elliot Grove
Edition Second edition
Published Burlington, Massachusetts : Focal Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents Nobody knows anything -- The Hollywood zoo -- Budgeting and scheduling -- Originating formats -- The camera package -- Sound -- Cinematography -- Production values -- Locations and permits -- Office and essential paperwork -- The shoot -- Ten steps of post-production -- Above the line -- Moving the budget up -- Preparing the marketing plan -- Publicity -- Film festivals -- Film markets -- Distribution -- Alternative distribution -- Social media -- Best laid plans -- Ten tricks and traps of producing -- The development process -- Production financing -- Resources -- Endpapers
Summary "Discover vital insider tips on producing movies with a micro budget! Covering both tried and true filmmaking techniques as well as insight on marketing, selling, and distributing your film, Raindance Producers' Lab, Second Edition is the ultimate independent filmmaker's guide to producing movies. This edition has been updated to include: fresh features on low-budget, high quality video cameras, including new digital camera options such as DSLRAn extensive selection of new case studies and interviews with industry talents such as Ewan McGregor, Ate de Jong, James Youngs, Joe Pavlo, Martin Myers, Rolin Heap, and more; essential advice on how to make the web work for you and promote your films through Twitter, Facebook and other social media platformsAll new postproduction workflows. A companion website ( providing all the contracts and material you need to run a production company and make successful low budget movies. The verdict is in: if you're looking for a clear-cut, no-nonsense approach to micro-budget filmmaking and producing, Elliot Grove's wealth of teaching and filmmaking experience combined with winning formulas for marketing and promotion make this book a must-have one-stop shop for filmmakers! "-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Vocational guidance
Low budget films -- Production and direction -- Vocational guidance
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- General.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Vocational guidance.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780240522197
Other Titles Lo-to-no budget filmmaking
Low to no budget filmmaking