The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide
If you want to make a documentary, but think you don't have a lot of time, money, or experience? Then it's time to get down and dirty! Down and dirty is a mindset, the mentality that forces you to be creative with your resources. It's all about doing more with less. So get started NOW with this book and DVD set, a one-stop shop written by a guerrilla filmmaker, for guerrilla filmmakers. These pages are crammed with 500 full-color pictures, tips from the pros, resources, checklists and charts, making it easy to find what you need fast. You will learn how to make your project better, faster, and cheaper. The DVD includes:
Video and audio tutorials, useful forms, and interviews with leading documentary filmmakers like Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens), Sam Pollard (4 Little Girls), and others.
50+ Crazy Phat Bonus pages with jump start charts, online resources, releases, storyboards, checklists, equipment guides, and shooting procedures.
Here's just a small sampling of what's inside the book:
Putting together a crew
Choosing a camera
New HDV and 24P cameras
Shooting in rough neighborhoods
Interview skills and techniques
10 ways to lower your budget
Common production forms
A Down & Dirty DV Production ©2007, 296 pages.