This week, we’ll be discussing how to get your movie made.
This is an excerpt from the book “The Art of Movie Making.”
You can read the entire book here.
You can also read our review of “A Better Tomorrow.”
To help you make the most of your time at the Academy, we’ve prepared this list of things you should know about filmmaking.
What you’ll learn: What’s the right kind of movie?
How to set a budget and set a schedule?
What kind of cast?
What kinds of editing?
What do you need to know about production techniques?
How do you get your project made?
What’s going on with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences?
When is the Academy Awards ceremony?
What is the Oscars ceremony?
Are you nominated?
What are the Oscars rules?
Is there a ceremony?
How can I get involved in the Oscars?
What makes an Oscar special?
How does it work?
What happens when I win an Oscar?
What does an Oscar mean to me?
Is it an award?
How will I know if my movie is nominated?
How many Oscars do I need to win?
What about the Oscars in 2019?
What if I miss the ceremony?
Can I get in touch with the Oscar committee to see if I can be nominated?
When will the Academy awards ceremony take place?
Can you submit an application?
When are the Academy’s nominations?
Is this an award show?
Are there any awards ceremonies held on the Academy campus?
How much money is a movie nominated for?
Can someone win an Academy Award?
Can the Academy nominate a movie?
What awards do the Academy and its members make?
Is the Academy a 501(c)3 organization?
Does it have a membership?
How is it financed?
How long does it take to make a movie, how does it get made?
Does the Academy have a director?
Can a director make a film for free?
Can an Academy member make a motion picture for free or for a donation?
Does an Academy film require a separate production permit?
Does a motion pictures production permit need to be renewed?
How are movie production permits renewed?
Is a production permit required for a motionpicture?
Is an Academy membership required for movie production?
Can production permits be renewed for a certain number of movies?
Does production permits need to have a film on it?
Is shooting a motion film for $1 million or $500,000?
Does shooting a movie for $500K or $1M cost more than $1,000K?
Is $1B a fair price for a film?
Can anyone make a Motion Picture without a production license?
Can people make a $10M motion picture?
Is that possible?
How would a motion movie work?
Is being in the Academy part of the process?
Is getting an Academy Membership required for being in a motion comedy film?
How did I get an Academy Member?
Is working at the movie academy a career path?
Can motion picture producers have kids?
Can kids be directors?
Does this qualify as a career?
What will happen if a person makes a motion in front of a studio audience?
What would happen if I don’t win an award for my motion picture, what happens if I do?
Can children be in a production of a movie if it’s produced by an Academy?
How often can an Academy Members film be shown?
How should a production company show a movie that’s produced in the United States?
Can one person in a family make a family motion picture that is not a motion Picture?
Is production a permanent residency or permanent work?
Does Academy membership include the right to make and distribute family films?
Does one person have the right?
Does someone with a motion studio production permit have to have the rights to make the family film?
Does working in the Motion Picture Academy qualify as being a teacher or counselor?
Does being in an Academy qualify one to be an actor?
Does anyone who is in the production of the family motion pictures have the power to act in a film that was made in a studio?
Does producing a family film qualify as the same as making a motion documentary?
Does making a family movie in a movie theater qualify as “working in a Motion Pictures Academy production”?
Does producing family movies qualify as acting in a TV series?
Does having a family production of “The Great Gatsby” qualify as working in a Broadway musical?
Does participating in a theater production of musicals qualify as performing in a stage production?
Does touring a production that was directed by a MotionPicture Academy member qualify as traveling to a studio production of an American musical?
Can my friend or family member work as a cameraman in a documentary film?
What films are produced by MotionPictureAcademy members?
Are MotionPicture Academy member documentaries produced by Academy members?
What the Academy does with the proceeds of its productions? Is any