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Make your own damn movie! : secrets of a renegade director

Author: Lloyd Kaufman; Adam Jahnke; Trent Haaga
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Independent filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman shares anecdotes from his own twenty-five-year career to inspire other filmmakers and encourage them to follow their dreams and make their own movies, with expert tips for every stage of the filmmaking process.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lloyd Kaufman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Kaufman; Adam Jahnke; Trent Haaga
ISBN: 0312288646 9780312288648
OCLC Number: 50072358
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 329 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Trey Parker --
Introduction / James Gunn --
1. Let's Make Some Art! --
The Man Is Insane, But in a Good Way / Trent Haaga --
2. Raising Money or Mastering the Ancient Art of Fellatio --
Getting Your Budget by Any Means Necessary or Why Kidneys Come in Pairs --
2 1/2. 500 Useless Screenwriting Books Boiled Down to One Short Chapter --
I Was a Troma Screenwriter / Trent Haaga --
3. Meet Your Future Victims! --
Hiring the Crew --
The Tom Sawyer Theory of Hiring Production Assistants / Trent Haaga --
Dumpster Diving for Fun and Profit / Jean Loscalzo --
Viddy Well, Little Brother / Trent Haaga --
4. Get Your Wimmen Nekkid and Other Invaluable Casting Tips --
I Was a Troma Actor or How I Flushed a Promising and Lucrative Computer Career Straight Down the Crapper / Trent Haaga --
Fire Truck Love / Trent Haaga --
5. Pre-production --
The Key to Your Future Therapy --
6. Covering Your Ass (Both Metaphorically and Literally) --
Regarding Backup Plans --
Wherein Lloyd Rejects a Perfectly Good Backup Plan Only to, in the End, Use It to Great Success or The Midget Story / Trent Haaga --
How to See the Inside of a Courtroom --
7. Locations --
Shooting the Society Without Completely Pissing off the Locals --
The Troma Historical Recreation Society Proudly Presents Dachau in Poughkeepsie (Trent Haaga on Accommodations) --
There's No Such Thing as Bad Publicity ... Unless You're Filming an African-American Being Dragged to His Death Behind a Pickup Truck / Trent Haaga --
8. Welcome to Your Nightmare: The First 24 Hours of Production --
The Myth of Eating Properly / Trent Haaga --
Sound --
The One Thing You Are Most Likely to Fuck Up / Andrew Rye --
All I Need to Know About Filmmaking I Learned from The Toxic Avenger, Quite Literally / Doug Sakmann --
9. Stunts and Special Effects --
How to Simulate a Violent Death and Stay Out of Jail --
Troma's E-Z Bake Special Effects Recipes for Boys and Girls --
10. Fix It in Post! Wherein Once-Solid Relationships of Trust, Respect, and Mutual Admiration Degenerate into Bickering and Pointless Name-Calling --
Razor Blades, Tape, and Suicide Attempts: Editing the Old-Fashioned Way / Frank Reynolds --
The Dark, Mysterious Realm of the Associate Editor / Sean McGrath --
11. Marketing, Publicity and Distribution --
Whoring Yourself Out for Your Art Yet Again --
Semi-Legal Ways to Get Noticed at Festivals / Adam Jahnke --
Planet Cannes / Sonya Schultz --
Doin' Time for Independent Cinema / Doug Sakmann --
Epilogue --
The Big Emotional Spielberg Ending.
Responsibility: Lloyd Kaufman with Adam Jahnke and Trent Haaga.
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Independent filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman shares anecdotes from his own twenty-five-year career to inspire other filmmakers and encourage them to follow their dreams and make their own movies, with expert tips for every stage of the filmmaking process.

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