WRITE! SHOOT! EDIT! - by Deborah Patz
A Complete Guide for Teen Filmmakers
Write! Shoot! Edit! is a unique book, written specifically for teens, that lets you to learn filmmaking the way you want to: as a Writer, Director/DOP or Editor. The three paths intertwine, jump forward and back up, depending which one you choose. Deb Patz, film industry pro since the 80s and author, is your mentor in making “first films” – a new concept in scripted movies between home movies and shorts intended for public distribution, where you can experiment and discover your visual storytelling voice.
What people are saying about "Write! Shoot! Edit!"
“A fun and super-practical guide for young filmmakers!”
– Sharon McGowan, associate professor, UBC Film Production Program
“An engaging book for teens, and a wealth of information about movie making for all ages, now on our school must-read list for students and staff.”
– Trevor Kolkea, principal, École Moody Middle School of the Arts
“A great tool! I wish I had it when I started my first film!”
– Eileen Hoeter, chair, Women in Film and Television International
“A thorough, dynamic and inspiring guide for young filmmakers written in the voice of a mentor who challenges but never underestimates her audience. It could be life-changing in the hands of a motivated teenager working on their own, and it’s ideal as a text for high school media courses.”
– Bruce Sheridan, professor and chair, Cinema, Artt and Science, Columbia College Chicago