The book Filmmaking by author Jason Tomaric, available from Focal Press, is a comprehensive movie production resource for independent beginners in filmmaking. The book offers an insight into the intricacies of the Hollywood production system, and a step-by-step guide that helps you adapt these techniques to your home production.
Creating a resource suited for filmmakers aiming at producing low-budget movies, Emmy award-winning director Jason Tomaric provides comprehensive information about movie production. Information about script development, pre-production, production, post-production, and marketing distribution constitute the extensive contents of the book.
An array of resources that include 30 minutes of video tutorials featuring working Hollywood professionals is hosted on the support website. You are provided with industry-standard forms and contracts on the website that can be directly used during production. Also hosted on the website are sample scripts, storyboards, schedules, call sheets, contracts, letters from the producer, camera logs, and press kits for your reference. A 45-minute video takes you behind the scenes of Tomaric’s first movie produced and offers you a preview into the extensive array of resources utilized that included 3000 extras, 48 locations, and 650 visual effects, all created in a low-profile production environment.