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Short! Guide to Producing : The Practical Essentials of Producing Short Films (Hardcover) (Charles

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The SHORT! Guide to Producing offers a concise, definitive guide to the essential skills, techniques, and logistics of producing short films, focusing on the practical knowledge needed for line producing and overseeing smaller-scale productions. Drawing on insights from real-life production scenarios, veteran filmmaker Charles Merzbacher shows how to handle every stage of the production process—from fundraising and planning to postproduction and distribution.

Key topics include:

  • Finding a worthy project;
  • Building schedules and budgets;
  • Managing the casting process;
  • Recruiting and managing crew;
  • Scouting locations;
  • Handling legal and safety issues;
  • Running a production;
  • Negotiating music rights;
  • And much more!

An accompanying website—available at www.theshortseries.com—offers downloadable templates for contracts, call sheets, budgets, and other production forms, as well as sample production documents and short video guides featuring top industry professionals.


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