The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

  • ISBN-13: 9780240809359
  • Author: Anthony Q. Artis
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Publication date: 2007-09-10
  • Edition: Pap/DVD
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 296
  • $10.68
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So you want to make a documentary, but think you don't have a lot of time, money, or experience? It's time to get down and dirty! Down and dirty is a filmmaking mindset. It's the mentality that forces you to be creative with your resources. It's about doing more with less. Get started NOW with this book and DVD set, a one-stop shop written by a guerrilla filmmaker, for guerrilla filmmakers. You will learn how to make your project better, faster, and cheaper. The 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.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 proceduresHere'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 Note: if you purchased an ebook version of The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide, the material from the DVD packaged with the print version of the book is now available on a website. Please visit:

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