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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 t 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. Plus, learn from groundbreaking horror legends including: *Lloyd Kaufman, Toxic Avenger *Robert Kurtzman, From Dusk till Dawn *James Wan, Saw *Robert Englund, Freddy Krueger from the Nightmare of Elm Street films *Stuart Gordon, Re-Animator *Tom Savini, Night of the Living Dead * Godfather of Gore Herschell Gordon Lewis *Charles Band, Trancers *David DeCoteau, Puppet Master 3 *John D. LeMay, Friday the 13th: The Series *Debbie Rochon, Tromeo & Juliet *Reggie Bannister, Phantasm *and many more. Find even more hands-on horror advice and over an hour of video extras on the companion web site! Featuring: *Behind-the-scenes footage from Ghost Month, Cryptz, Darkwalker and Deathbed *A collection of independent horror film trailers *Sample scripts, schedules and agreements *Classic behind-the-scenes footage from Puppetmaster, Blood Dolls, Dead Hate the Living and more courtesy of Full Moon Features *Listing of horror film festivals and distributors Whether you're a first-time filmmaker or an old pro, Danny Draven's book will likely show you scenarios to rattle your indie filmmaking bones or cause you to chuckle. No matter what your background, if you're a lover of the horror genre, or a maker of independent films, you should pick up this book. - Film Monthly

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Author(s)Danny Draven
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
Date of Publication18/12/2009
SubjectFilm, TV & Radio

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Place of PublicationOxford
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintFocal Press
Content Noteblack & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece

Weight793 g
Width190 mm
Height234 mm
Spine18 mm

Table Of ContentsFOREWORD by CHARLES BAND SECTION ONE - The Horror Genre CHAPTER 001: The Mechanics of Monsters & Story PART TWO - Pre-Production CHAPTER 002: Getting Started CHAPTER 003: Casting a Horror Film CHAPTER 004: The Horror Film Crew CHAPTER 005: Pre-Production Tips & Tricks PART THREE - Production CHAPTER 006: Producing a Horror Film CHAPTER 007: Directing a Horror Film CHAPTER 008: Cinematography of a Horror Film CHAPTER 009: War Stories & Advice From the Trenches PART FOUR - Post-Production CHAPTER 010: Editing Horror Films CHAPTER 011: The Sound of Horror Films CHAPTER 012: The Music of Horror Films CHAPTER 013: CGI CHAPTER 014: The Pitfalls of Post PART SIX - Distribution and Marketing CHAPTER 015: Distribution for Horror Films CHAPTER 016: General Delivery Requirements CHAPTER 017: Horror Film Festivals CHAPTER 018: Marketing and Selling Yourself CHAPTER 019: The Future of Horror BOOK WEBSITE COMPANION CONTENTS Focal Press Presents HORROR FILMMAKING DOCUMENTARY (30 minutes) With Danny Draven A 20 Minute behind-the scenes featurette from Danny Draven's film GHOST MONTH A 10-minute behind-the-scenes featurette from Danny Draven's film CRYPTZ A 10-minute behind-the-scenes featurette from Danny Draven's film DEATHBED A 10-minute behind-the-scenes featurette from Danny Draven's film DARKWALKER The Danny Draven Trailer Reel - Trailers for all 6 feature films Selected Horror Movie trailers Horror Script Samples (PDF files) - Ghost Month and Cryptz
Author BiographyDanny Draven is an award-winning independent producer/director/writer who has directed over six horror features. From slasher movies to supernatural thrillers, his films have gained a cult following worldwide. His movies include Horrorvision, Hell Asylum, Cryptz, Stuart Gordon Presents: Deathbed, Darkwalker, and Ghost Month. His first film, Horrorvision, appeared on the Sci-Fi channel's William Shatner's Full Moon Fright Night. Draven also won the Best Director award at the Chicago Horror Film Festival for his film Ghost Month. Draven is currently a member of the the Producers Guild of America, Horror Writers Association, and Motion Picture Editors Guild.

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Title: The Filmmaker's Book of the Dead: How to Make Your Own Heart-racing Horror Movie
Author: Draven, Danny

Publisher:Focal Pr
Publication Date:Jan-08-2010
Dimensions (inches):7.48 (W) x 9.13 (H) x 0.79 (D)
Subject:PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / Direction & Production

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