Shut Up and Shoot Video Production Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production


SKU: 9780240811222
Author: Artis, Anthony
Publication Date: 07/24/2023
Publisher: Routledge
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Anthony Q. Artis is a 30-year veteran of the fi lm and TV industry whose features and TV shows have screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and the IFP Market, as well as on MTV and the Independent Film Channel. Anthony works professionally as a producer, director, and cinematographer at and has taught video production at New York University for two decades now. He is the author of the bestselling Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide (2014), The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide (2011), and numerous fi lmmaking courses on .

Accessible and comprehensive, this book is a great introduction on how to make movies and video projects with limited resources, time, or experience. Artis will teach readers the “Down and Dirty” filmmaking mindset, which forces fi lmmakers to be creative with their resources, do more with less, and result in a better, faster, and less expensive product.

Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, Artis covers such wide-ranging topics as composition, lens choice, smartphone filmmaking, audio equipment, lighting and grip basics, and much more. With more than 500 full-color pictures, tips from pros, checklists, and case studies, readers will be well prepared to apply their knowledge to their shoots.

Written by an indie filmmaker for indie filmmakers, this book is perfect for rookies, veterans, and students who want to maximize their budget while turning in top-quality work.