Filming the Undead: How to Make Your Own Zombie Movie (Paperback)

Filming the Undead: How to Make Your Own Zombie Movie (Paperback)

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Today, thanks to the development of modern, relatively low-cost and rentable filmmaking equipment, anybody with ambition, imagination, and basic cinematic know-how can become a movie producer and director. In this book, author Rod Durick helps readers develop that cinematic know-how. He translates his own experiences into a detailed set of practical instructions for budding independent filmmakers who want to specialize in making zombie movies.

Recognizing that most independent filmmakers must work on very small budgets, Durick emphasizes ways to find low-cost solutions for creating effects that rival those of Hollywood studios. He presents detailed instructions on-- Making a storyboard for a story concept Coping with preproduction details, such as contracts, budgeting, financing, assembling casts and crews, finding shooting locations, and more Creating props and special effects, making convincing zombie masks and horror-story makeup, designing costumes, and get started.


"What makes the release so compelling is the use of photos to back up the instructions. "Filming the Undead" is not only a great zombie filmmaker book but a great filmmaking book in general. With the advent of affordable cameras on the market this is the kind of know-how you'll need to get your first feature film going."
  • Publisher : B.E.S. Publishing (September 1, 2011)
  • Language: : English
  • Paperback : 160 pages
  • Item Weight : 1.2 pounds
  • Dimensions : 8 x 0.5 x 9 inches
NOTE: This is a used paperback, in good condition.