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By Michael W. Dean

ISBN-10: 1592000673

ISBN-13: 9781592000678

We’re coming into a brand new period. Mini-DV filmmaking is the hot people, the hot punk rock, the recent medium the place somebody can inform his tale. "$30 movie School" is an alternative choice to spending 4 years and one hundred thousand cash to profit the alternate. it really is stimulated by way of punk rock’s home made spirit of simply studying the fundamentals after which leaping up on a degree and creating a aspect, and by means of the yankee paintings ethic again while it was once natural, prior to it grew to become all approximately businesses crushing the little man. Throw within the hacker concept that info desires to be unfastened (or no less than very affordable) and you’ve acquired our deal. inside of you’ll locate many interviews from insightful autonomous filmmakers and artists, in addition to a bunch of functional suggestion, wisdom, and assets.

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Once one funding source is secured, others are more likely to fall into place. It is to your advantage to mention, not hide, secured offers to other potential contributors. Getting Fiscal Sponsorship It’s hard to get 501(c)3 nonprofit status from the IRS. It is not as hard, however, to get umbrella status through a fiscal sponsor. This means that they grant you the use of their nonprofit status to seek donations. The donations are paid directly to Getting Fiscal Sponsorship Chapter 2 them and they take between 10 and 20 percent for administrative fees.

Get a strong vibrating massaging unit and use it on your hands, wrists, arms, and back (and other places—might help with writer’s block). You really don’t want to take this to the point of surgery. You don’t have to. A little prevention now avoids the surgeon’s knife later. Stay out of the carpal tunnel. Summary Writing is the first step in making this great. Without planning and writing, you don’t really have a movie. Too many people get caught up in the glitz of filmmaking, and forget that filmmaking is storytelling.

Getting the first one is the hardest. Helping the local economy and letting it help you is the American way, the way it used to be when America was started. It’s totally righteous, and it’s the opposite of getting corporate piggy backing like the idiots do. And when you’re traveling, tip the motel maid and all waiters and waitresses, even if you think you can’t afford to. It will come back a hundred-fold. NOTE I will never do paid product placement, but I will do free endorsements for products, services, organizations, and software that works well and does what it should.

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