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Draven, Danny

Works: 13 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 585 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Children's films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Vampire films  Comedy films  Ghost films 
Roles: Author, Director
Classifications: PN1995.9.H6, 791.436164
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Publications about Danny Draven
Publications by Danny Draven
Most widely held works by Danny Draven
The filmmaker's book of the dead : how to make your own heart-racing horror movie by Danny Draven( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Produce, direct and promote your own chilling horror film with real-world advice from award-winning, independent producer/director Danny Draven! From the history of horror and the technique of the scare to pre-production and distribution, this complete, full-color guide to horror filmmaking uncovers all the insider secrets for creating your own successful movie. Sharing his personal filmmaking experience, Draven reveals how to create a spine-tingling horror film from start to finish. You'll not only discover how to craft the story, but also how to master using production techniques, music, lighting and editing to thrill audiences. Straight-from-the-set tips will help you avoid common filmmaking pitfalls, and extensive information on marketing and distribution will show you how to get your film out to the public
Cryptz ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Tymez, Fuzzy Down, and Likrish aren't what you'd call big names in the rap world. After meeting Stesha, though, their hopes and dreams suddenly seem a little closer to reality -- if only they can convince her to pair up with them. Stesha eventually leads them to Cryptz, a strip club where not everything is as it seems. When the dancers start turning to blood-suckers, the rapping trio find out they got more than they bargained for -- especially after the strippers' leader, Kulada, discovers that Tymez might be the missing link in the vampire apocalypse
Hell asylum ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"A desperate producer faced with unemployment has the ultimate reality television program ready to roll. "Chill Challenge" sends five sexy models into a haunted old building where years earlier an eccentric millionaire had kidnapped a handful of unsuspecting women in an effort to force them to be his brides. The idea is simple: spend a night without leaving and walk away with a cool million bucks! But what these sultry gals don't realize is, as they reveal their deepest, darkest fears to the probing eye of the camera, someone or something is using those fears against them! As they are sent into the house alone, one at a time, to confront their nightmares ... and an abomination that will kill them all!"--Container
Darkwalker ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Seven teenagers start working as tour guides in a haunted amusement park. When they begin to disappear, one by one, they discover an unspeakable monster that walks the grounds. Can they unravel the mystery of the Dark Walker before it's too late?"--Container
A Halloween puppy by Eric Roberts( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Horror movie buff Adam Wilder's favorite holiday is Halloween, but this year promises to be different from usual when his best friend attempts to cast a spell and accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a puppy
Reel evil ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Struggling filmmakers Kennedy, Cory and James finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a behind the scenes documentary for a major studio production. But their dream job quickly turns into a nightmare when they explore the legendary haunted location and find something far worse than anything Hollywood could create. Terror becomes reality for them as they uncover the malevolent secrets of the hospital and the sinister doctor who once ran it
Ghost month ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
According to the Chinese calendar, the seventh month of every year marks the time when the restless spirits of the dead break free from the gates of hell to mix among the mortals. During this time, specific rules must be followed to avoid falling prey to the spirits of the damned. When a solitude-seeking housekeeper arrives at the desert home of a superstitious Chinese woman and her devoutly religious aunt, death senses an opportunity to extend its grip into the mortal realm
Demons, vampires & gouls ( visu )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Witchouse 3: "Annie, a timid young woman in an abusive relationship, flees to stay at a beach house occupied by her two old friends, Stevie and Rose, who are in the middle of shooting a documentary on wichcraft. When the three girls stage a fake séance for the project, they accidentally unleash something sinister."--Container
Snow white a deadly summer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In this edgy tale of horror, a troubled teenage girl finds herself in a web of lies and deceit when her stepmother attempts to murder her by sending her to a discipline camp
Genre filmmaking : a visual guide to shots and style by Danny Draven( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
What does it look like? How is it done? When should I use it? Whether you're shooting a comedy, thriller, sci-fi or horror flick, you'll need to know the answers to these questions. Learn how to execute the visual style of your genre in this highly illustrative, inspirational guide to shots and sequences for genre films. Jam-packed with full-color examples from the movies you love, Danny Draven shows you the aesthetic, emotional and visual techniques of popular shots and sequences used in genre films and then explains how, when, and why to use them. Inspiration meets practicality in this highly illustrative guide to working within a specific genre Learn how to play with the emotions and expectations of your audience by using camera techniques such as dolly zooms and ghost reveals. See a wide selection of major and independent film examples to inspire and inform you about visual techniques used in motion pictures
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