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Description - Splatter Flicks by Sara Caldwell

Turn that demented concept and minimal budget into a real horror movie! From concept to screen, this comprehensive guide shows aspiring filmmakers how today's most successful creators of horror finance, produce, and market their films. Interviews with the makers of such low-budget money-makers as "Dead Serious", "Till Death Do Us Part", "Scarecrow" and many others cover every aspect of the film making process: a producer tells how to make a movie for GBP2,000; scream queens discuss the acting challenges of horror; a director of photography shares tips for capturing fear on film; an FX makeup man reveals how to make the perfect monster; a composer talks about his approach to scoring suspense; and much more. Film distributors and horror film festival directors explain how to place a finished film in the commercial marketplace and a special section provides crucial tips for exploiting the internet to the fullest advantage. Anyone looking to make a killing in the horror film industry will need "Splatter Flicks". This book offers comprehensive advice on budgeting, screenwriting, shooting, acting, creating makeup effects, scoring, editing, and marketing horror films.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581154436
ISBN-10: 1581154437
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 155mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sara Caldwell

Sara Caldwell founded Amphion Productions in 1991 and has since written and produced more than 200 film, television, documentary, DVD, and satellite teleconference projects for national and international clients. She has worked as an episode writer/producer for the Discovery Health Channel, produced a PBS documentary, and scripted several contemporary artist documentaries. The co-author of So You Want To Be a Screenwriter and author of Jumpstart Your Awesome Film Production Company, both published by Allworth Press.

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