• Practical Tools and Tips


    How Do I? features in the text and in LaunchPad encourage students to learn from some of the most accomplished professionals in the industry-directors, writers, producers, editors, designers, and other industry insiders.

    Tech Talk discusses the hardware filmmakers will encounter in the classroom and on the job.

    Business Smarts explains the ins and outs of financing and deal making.

    Producer Smarts provides big-picture examples of a producer's role.

    Filmmaking in Action also includes tips in the margins related to the subjects at hand, packing the book with practical, accessible instruction.