Short Films
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More About This Title Short Films


Nathan Parker looks at:
• Development of initial idea
• Screenwriting process
• Location scouting
• Budgets
• Casting
• Shooting formats
• Directing
• Post-production
• Editing
• Computer effects
• Soundtracks
• How to get your short film distributed
• International film festivals

With additional interviews with experienced professionals on all aspects of short film making and production, and a bonus DVD featuring five award-winning short films discussed as case studies in the book, layouts for budget spreadsheets, release forms, contracts and more...


Nathan Parker is a filmmaker and teaches courses in short filmmaking and cinematography at Central St. Martins in London.


'the books speak the international language of film and can be enjoyably read straight through but are priceless as sources of reference - all the while funny, insightful, and realistic...They're like filmmaking courses bound and at a fraction of the cost.' - Ben Malczewski, Library Journal - Starred Review