Moviemaking has been liberalized with the advancement of digital technology. Today, anyone can possibly make a film easily as long as they know how to tell their story in the medium of the camera. Here are some of the preparations on prior to filming:
First of all the producer or the director who have the same level of creativity for the cinema, create a movie project. The director makes his or her own work on the script to transform this work into a shootable movie script.
If not they are the same person, the director together with the producer, works on the budgeting and decides on the selection of the art group; actors, cameraman, musician. Together with the director, the art group will be the main crew under the control of the producer.
The director tells the actors this movie project, and distribute the script to them so that they can read it and make rehearsals.
At the same time the director builds a team for the preparations; to handle the research, permissions, decor and costume preparations.
After deciding on the artistic decisions, it is now time for preparation plan prior to shooting. Generally 2-6 months later the decision to start a movie is taken, the shooting process is started. This period is for the decor and costume preparations, actor rehearsals, script corrections, and distributor agreements.
After the completion of the preparations, now it is time to start to shoot this movie which usually takes around 4-10 weeks.
How To Make Low Budget Movies
Having a low budget is not an obstacle for shooting a movie. Indeed there are some movies which is not even true to have big budgets and include very important actors to shoot these movies. The taste of such movies to catch big success in a limited area.
There are important examples of low budget movies with great success which are shooted by usually a group of friends, with unprofesssional young actors and a small camera.
If you are good at telling stories and you are using the instruments at hand well, then you can make good movies with low budget. As long as you are very clever, talented and creative!
Question by green_apple423: any filmmaking tips?
i really like to do filmmaking and i was wondering if anyone had any tips? camera angles, lights, props?
Answer by Hojo
That’s like saying, ‘teach me to paint the Mona Lisa in 50 words or less’. The best tip to give anyone on filmmaking is to do it… Make mistakes, learn where your true talents lay, find your individual look and feel… some of the best filmmakers out there didn’t wait for tips; they just did it.
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