Part I: Filmmaking and Storytelling.
Chapter 1: So You Want to Be a Filmmaker.
Chapter 2: Genres in General.
Chapter 3: Penning and Pitching a Great Story.
Part II: Gearing Up to Make Your Film.
Chapter 4: Scheduling and Budgeting Your Film.
Chapter 5: Financing Your Film.
Chapter 6: Location, Location, Location.
Chapter 7: Crewing Up: HiringYour Crew.
Chapter 8: Assembling Your Cast of Characters.
Chapter 9: Storyboarding Your Film.
Part III: Ready to Roll: Starting Production on Your Film.
Chapter 10: Shooting through the Looking Glass.
Chapter 11: Let There Be Lighting!
Chapter 12: Sound Advice: Production Sound.
Chapter 13: Directing Your Actors: … And Action!
Chapter 14: A Sense of Direction: Directing Your Film.
Part IV: Finishing Your Film in Post.
Chapter 15: Cut to: Editing Your Film Frame by Frame.
Chapter 16: Posting Your Film’s Soundtrack: Adding Music & Effects to the Mix.
Chapter 17: Conjuring Up Special Effects.
Chapter 18: Giving Credit and Titles.
Part V: Finding a Distributor for Your Film.
Chapter 19: Distributing Your Film.
Chapter 20: Exploring and Entering Film Festivals.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Discovering New Talent.
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Get Publicity for Your Film.
Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Avoid Murphy’s Law.
Chapter 24: Ten Best Filmmaking Periodicals.