This is a step-by-step guide to creating and selling a horror movie, from rough outline to film distribution, with an emphasis on storytelling and marketing. Chapters cover screenwriting, freelancing as a writer, collaborating, budgeting and pitching projects to industry decision-makers. Interviews with J.B. Bookwalter, Roy Frumkes, Larry Fessenden, Scooter McRae, Brett Piper and others all convey today's realities. Production stills, sample screenplay pages, and sample budgets are included. Fully indexed.Making. a. Budget. Before you can approach private investors for money, you have to know how much to ask them for, dona#39;t you? ... and aHow much do I want it to cost? ... The first step toward budgeting your film is to do a breakdown of the script. ... angles) you anticipate shooting, how many actors are involved, whether or not you need a dolly or a Steadicam, and if action or special effects are involved.
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