We have a lot of people to thank for helping us make this book a reality. Ron Dexter (www.rondexter.com), a friend and mentor of mine, helped by allowing us to draw from his decades of film production experience. We want to also thank Joe Clokey, Rich Ferguson, Dave Sheahan, Jessica Swanson, Alan Berg, Gail Bottomley, and Mike Deiure for allowing us to interview them for our case studies.
We are grateful to Larry Jordan, our peer reviewer, for helping us stay focused and on track throughout writing this book.
Thanks also to our friends Thomas Roberts and Perry Lawrence for endorsing our initial proposal for the book and for moral support.
Finally, we want to thank Elinor Actipis who found us through Twitter and opened the door ...