The second book in the Rocliffe Notes series, A Guide to Low-Budget Filmmaking is a practical, step-by-step guide to getting your film made, taking it all the way from a script to the screen. It covers every aspect of the process, including: budgeting and finance; casting, crewing and scheduling; shooting and post-production; and marketing and festival strategy. It also incorporates unique insights and insider confidences from peers and established industry players - from directors, writers and producers, through to sales and marketing consultants and distributors. Contributors include: Sean Baker, Saul Dibb, Destiny Ekaragha, Camille Gatin, Sarah Gavron, Shirley Henderson, John Madden, Maxine Peake and Asif Kapadia.
A revelation for all would-be filmmakers, it's the essential guide to the nuts-and-bolts of making a film, and a must-have for anyone thinking of making a film on one of the low-budget Microwave, iFeatures or Catalyst schemes, whose recent critical and box-office successes include Lady Macbeth, God's Own Country and The Levelling.
'A really useful guide to getting on in the world of film' - Richard Eyre, Writer & Director
'This is the book I wish I had when I was started out working in the movies. Would that it had existed a few decades ago. It's detailed, optimistic and full of practical and useful information' - John Malkovich, Actor, Writer & Producer
'An insightful and crystal clear read for anyone wanting to produce their first film be it a short or a feature' - Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly, Producer
Look out for the other book in the series: Rocliffe Notes - A Professional Approach for Screenwriters and Writer-Directors.