Introduction

What You Should Know … and Why You Need to Know It

Make Your Movie is a practical guide to navigating the complex and confusing business and politics of the film industry. You may be a film school grad or someone who’s known what you wanted to do since you got that video camera for Christmas or since you saw Star Wars. You’ve read the books, attended the workshops, made the 20-minute short, maybe submitted it and been accepted into a festival, and you’re ready to make a feature. You have confidence in your skill. You’ve written or found a story. You have a script. The characters are original. The setup is unique. All you need is the money, the cast, and the opportunity. You’ve made it your business to understand how to make a movie. ...

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