The Movie Making Book

Skills and projects to learn and share

The Movie Making Book
Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9780711238879
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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'This brilliant new book teaches you all the skills you need to make your own movie. Clearly presented, it’s jam-packed with projects to try – from simple activities to get you started, to advanced projects that will put your movie-making skills to the test.' The Week Junior

Moviemaking is easier for young people than ever before, using nothing more than a smartphones or tablet along with simple editing programmes. The Movie Making Book teaches you all the skills you need to get started in movies, from camera angles to scriptwriting to special effects. There are also fourteen more advanced projects to put all of your skills to the test, and advice on safely sharing your movies online.

The author

Dan Farrell and Donna Bamford are the co-directors of Sparks, a film school for young people based in East London. Since 2010 Sparks has worked with over 3000 young filmmakers, through weekend workshops, holiday clubs, school projects and ‘Make a Movie’ birthday parties. Sparks aims to deliver experiences where members not only have huge amounts of fun, but where they also have a say. Every child leaves with new skills and confidence, feeling inspired to try their very best.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9780711238879
Illustrations: colour photographs
Size: 6.614 in x 8.504 in / 168 mm x 216 mm

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