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Author: Gregory Lamberson
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a step-by-step guide to creating and selling a horror movie, from rough outline to film distribution, with an emphasis on storytelling and marketing. Chapters cover screenwriting, freelancing as a writer, collaborating, budgeting and pitching projects to industry decision-makers. Interviews with J.B. Bookwalter, Roy Frumkes, Larry Fessenden, Scooter McRae, Brett Piper and others all convey today's realities.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lamberson, Gregory.
Cheap Scares! : Low Budget Horror Filmmakers Share Their Secrets.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Lamberson
ISBN: 9780786452026 0786452021
OCLC Number: 867931299
Description: 1 online resource (293 pages)
Contents: Cheap Scares!; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. J.R. Bookwalter; 2. Strange Bedfellows; 3. Justin Wingenfeld; 4. Screamwriting 101; 5. Robert Craig Sabin; 6. This Gun for Hire; 7. Devi Snively; 8. Development Hell; 9. Jerry Gold; 10. Making a Budget; 11. Roy Frumkes; 12. Preproduction; 13. Larry Fessenden; 14. Production; 15. Scooter McCrae; 16. Directing; 17. James Lorinz; 18. Post Production; 19. Brett Piper; 20. Distribution; 21. Stephen Biro; 22. Promotion; 23. Paige Kay Davis; 24. Justin Channell; 25. The Martini; Index.

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This is a step-by-step guide to creating and selling a horror movie, from rough outline to film distribution, with an emphasis on storytelling and marketing. Chapters cover screenwriting, freelancing as a writer, collaborating, budgeting and pitching projects to industry decision-makers. Interviews with J.B. Bookwalter, Roy Frumkes, Larry Fessenden, Scooter McRae, Brett Piper and others all convey today's realities. Production stills, sample screenplay pages, and sample budgets are included. Fully indexed.

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