Andrea Richards

GIRL DIRECTOR:  A How-To Guide for the First-Time, Flat-Broke Film and Video Maker (Ten Speed Press)

Girl Director: A How-to Guide for the First-Time, Flat-Broke Film and Video MakerGIRL DIRECTOR offers insights and advice from the greatest female directors in the business. Learn everything you need to know about low-to-no budget moviemaking, including:

*WHAT type of movie to make and what to put in it

*HOW to make it happen (cool techniques like framing your shots, lighting, editing, animation and special effects)

*WHERE to find your equipment (from that old Super 8 camera in your parents’ attic to borrowing a camcorder or using computer equipment)

*WHO to show your flick to (organizing your own film festivals and putting together your screenings)

* and MORE! And for inspiration, Girl Director throws in information about women directors–past and present–so that you can find, enjoy and learn from other flicks by independent chicks.