Super Skills: How to Make a Movie in 10 Easy Lessons by Robert Blofield

Super Skills: How to Make a Movie in 10 Easy Lessons

Written by Robert Blofield
Illustrated by Venetia Dean

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Making a film has never been easier: what’s a smartphone after all but a high quality, portable video recorder capable of shooting all manner of lighting situations in full HD, says independent filmmaker Robert Blofield. His book explains the skills needed to help budding filmmakers turn their ideas into reality, and is full of useful tips. Covering everything from where to find inspiration, to mastering light and sound (generally the area most overlooked by first-time directors), it is both informative and inspiring. Skill nine, of ten, covers ways to get your film shown. The spiral bound format should make it easy to use even on set! ~ Andrea Reece


Super Skills: How to Make a Movie in 10 Easy Lessons by Robert Blofield

So, you want to make a movie, but you haven't got a spare million pounds? Don't let that stop you! From writing your script and planning a storyboard, to filming with a camera or just a mobile phone, this book leads the way. Breaking a daunting subject into easy-to-manage chunks with insider tips, this book provides a framework for budding directors, camera-operators, and editors. By following each lesson and giving it a go, readers can learn the 10 Super Skills needed to create their very own film.

QED are publishing this title in two different formats:

Super Skills: Movie Making (Concealed Spiral)

Super Skills: Movie Making (Library Bound)

About the Author

ROBERT BLOFIELD is an independent filmmaker and film production teacher from Hampshire, UK. He began creating independent video productions for film festivals and freelance projects in 2005 and, since becoming enthralled with the medium, has gone on to teach professional film and television production techniques to a new generation of filmmakers. Robert is currently in the pre-production stages of three fictional shorts, which he will be directing and unveiling at major film festivals in 2015/16. VENETIA DEAN studied for an Art and Design degree at Leeds University where she experimented for a while in ceramics and photography before deciding that illustration was her calling. She lives in Leeds with her husband, two children and two dogs (a Spaniel and a Labrador) - she says there's never a dull moment in her house! She loves living in Leeds as she can draw so much inspiration for her illustrations and photography.

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Spiral bound


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QED Publishing

Publication date

15th June 2015




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