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Persistence of Vision: An Impractical Guide to Producing a Feature Film for Under $30,000

Persistence of Vision <em>An Impractical Guide to Producing a Feature Film for Under $30,000</em> by John Gaspard, Dale Newton Persistence of Vision: An Impractical Guide to Producing a Feature Film for Under $30,000
Your Price: $28.95 CDN
Author: John Gaspard & Dale Newton
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 450
Pub. Date: 1995
ISBN-10: 094118823X
ISBN-13: 9780941188234

About the Book:

The ultimate low budget "how-to" film book on the market. When it comes to producing successful films on a shoestring, authors John Gaspard and Dale Newton know of what they speak. Together they created Resident Alien, Beyond Bob, and Grown Men, three critically-acclaimed ultra-low-budget features using the tactics and strategies outlined in this book.

Persistence of Vision reveals the challenging and often humorous process of creating ultra-low-budget feature films for $30,000 or less. It includes practical information on writing the script, budgeting, raising financing, casting, putting together a crew, and dealing with distributors.

This step-by-step book is an invaluable tool for all ultra-low-budget and novice filmmakers and includes interviews with ultra-low-budgets filmmakers and a large Appendix of essential forms, contracts and addresses. You'll learn how to: write for a tiny budget; create unique characters; make practical business decisions; find investors; breakdown a script; cast; create low budget special effects; and get your film out into the World.

About the Authors:

John Gaspard has directed six low-budget features that cost very little – that is no small trick. He has also written multiple books on the subject of low-budget filmmaking.

Dale Newton has co-authored three books on independent filmmaking, and he has written magazine articles, a half-dozen screen plays, and several stage plays. He's the writer and producer of the feature-length science fiction movie, Resident Alien.