Attack of the Killer Video Book Take 2

Attack of the Killer Video Book Take 2

Tips and Tricks for Young Directors

By Mark Shulman; Hazlitt Krog; Martha Newbigging (Illustrator)

Annick Press, Paperback, 9781554513666, 76pp.

Publication Date: March 2012


Praise for the previous edition:
"What a great book for aspiring filmmakers "
-- Voya

"The kids' ultimate guide to making great videos."

These days, anyone can make a movie, but how do you make a "good" movie? This lighthearted and essential guide to creating video masterpieces covers all the fundamentals, from idea generation and organizing a shoot to piecing it together and the big premiere.

Originally published in 2004, "Attack of the Killer Video Book" has become indispensable for budding filmmakers and video production classes. This updated edition has been revised to include new technology, with hot tips on digital cameras and editing; shooting on a phone or webcam; adding cool and safe special effects; and much more.

Aspiring directors will discover tricks and techniques for becoming a camera sharpshooter; lighting like a pro; making awesome music videos; and using social networking sites to post and promote their movies. The friendly tone and hip, helpful illustrations keep information readily accessible. "Attack of the Killer Video Book Take Two" makes creating dynamite videos easy.

About the Author
by Mark Shulman and Hazlitt Krog, illustrated by Martha Newbigging

Mark Shulman and Hazlitt Krog have been making movies together for years. Shulman lives in New York, where he writes for children and adults. His books include Zany Rainy Days and The Sleepover Cookbook. Krog lives in Marin City, California. He has worked in film and video production for 20 years. Martha Newbigging is a film animator, graphic designer and children's book illustrator.

Priscilla Galloway has held many careers herself, such as garbage collector, cucumber farmer, scuba diver, professor, and writer. She has written over 20 books, including "The Courtesan's Daughter," "Truly Grimm Tales," which was named a "YALSA Best Book for Young Adults," "Too Young to Fight," which won the "Bologna Ragazzi Award for YA" non-fiction, and the "Tales of Ancient Lands" series.

Martha Newbigging is a graphic designer, film animator, web designer, and children's book illustrator. She is currently at work on an animated film.