Making Short Films

Making Short Films

by Jim Piper

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Overview

• Accompanying DVD of thirty short films offers an instructive mini film festival • Shows beginners how to make meaningful films without fancy equipment • Great for film students and independent filmmakers Want to make an art film, a documentary, a video biography? Here’s how to create real movies using consumer digital video format—without spending a lot of money or time. Author Jim Piper has taught filmmaking for more than thirty years—and along with his technical expertise, he brings entertaining anecdotes and great examples. His descriptions of more than one hundred student films, illustrated with three hundred stills, offer inspiration for beginners, and the accompanying DVD showcases thirty examples that comprise an intriguing and instructive mini film festival.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621535928
Publisher: Allworth
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Jim Piper has taught filmmaking for over thirty years. He is the author of several books, including Making Short Films and Get the Picture? The Movie Lover’s Guide to Watching Films (both published by Allworth Press). He lives in Fresno California.

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