The easy way for kids to get started with filmmaking If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug--even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment-- Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you how to write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene, master top-quality sound, frame and shoot, edit, add special effects, and share your finished product with friends or a global audience. Anyone can take a selfie or upload a silly video to YouTube--but it takes practice and skill to shoot professional-looking frames and make your own short film. Written by a film and video professional who has taught hundreds of students, this kid-accessible guide provides you with hands-on projects that make it fun to learn all aspects of video production, from planning to scripting to filming to editing. Plus, it includes access to videos that highlight and demonstrate skills covered in the book, making learning even easier and less intimidating to grasp. Create a film using the tools at hand Plan, script, light and shoot your video Edit and share your film Plan a video project from start to finish If you're a student aged 7-16 with an interest in creating and sharing your self-made video, this friendly guide lights the way for your start in digital filmmaking.
From the Back Cover A filmmaking book for kids! Do you want to learn how to make your very own digital films? This book shares over twenty step-by-step projects designed to teach the basics of creating videos perfect for sharing online. Get ready to announce, Lights, camera, action! Know your angle -- explore different types of camera shots and angles to use in your films Build the skills -- come up with a story, write a script, and create a storyboard Let it roll -- film and edit your own short film to show off to family and friends Shoot video with a camera or phone Edit into a masterpiece Add your friends to your film crew Share your video online For Kids The fun and easy way for kids to learn new skills on their own! Or with a little help from friends, family, and teachers