The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead: How to Make Your Own Heart-Racing Horror Movie [PDF]

The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead: How to Make Your Own Heart-Racing Horror Movie [PDF]
The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead: How to Make Your Own Heart-Racing Horror Movie by Danny Draven
2010 | PDF | 43.81MB

In The Filmmaker's Necronomicon, or book of the dead, award-winning director Danny Draven unlocks the crypt and shows you how to translate your idea into a successful movie that gives your audience nightmares. Budget need not be a limitation: the real-world advice and experience from the author--plus a host of horror directors, producers, writers, cast, and crew--offer a variety of tips, short-cuts, and ideas for producing a quality movie on the cheap.

It all starts with the story. You'll learn the storytelling elements that make a horror movie truly frightening to the audience, then master the process of making a horror film from concept to completion, avoiding the pitfalls along the way. This full-color, highly illustrated book also shows you the production techniques that add to the chill factor, including camera techniques, properly showcasing your star (the monster), creating atmosphere through music, adding tension through editing, and more.

Distribution and marketing are covered in depth, so you can get your movie out there once you've made it.