By Michael Atkinson
From Amazon: "For many, Blue Velvet is David Lynch's masterpiece. It crystallises lots of his leader preoccupations: the evil and violence underlying the outside of suburbia, the seedy by-ways of sexuality, the scary visual appeal of the grownup international to a child's eyes. during this elaborate and layered analyzing of the movie, Michael Atkinson analyses Blue Velvet because the definitive expression of the traumatized innocence which characterizes Lynch's work." Michael Atkinson teaches movie at ny collage, and writes feedback for movie remark and the Village Voice.
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An overview is attached. ◆ Putting charges on your credit cards and using other credit cards to pay off the first card. I call this Credit Card Poker or Russian Roulette. This is how a lot of independent films get made. It’s not recommended, unless you have a movie that’s really going to make some money. ah hell, you’ll probably do it anyway Here’s a tip. If you actually have a credit card, leave it at home. Only take it out when you have a purchase planned. This is inconvenient, but that’s the point; it keeps you from making impulse buys.
Too many people get caught up in the glitz of filmmaking, and forget that filmmaking is storytelling. Make sure you have a good story. Your actors and audience will thank you. Chapter 2 Fundraising 20 Chapter 2 Fundraising his aspect of producing a film is making sure you and your crew have the money for the art supplies you need to make your art. This includes cameras, video tape, food, transportation, computers to edit on, software, tapes to make dubs, postage to send tapes out to festivals, and so on.
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