Framing the Illusions by Steven Rumbelow
Navigating the Difficult Landscape of Development and Financing for the Independent Filmmaker

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Framing the Illusions is a book that evolved from a few years of social media observations. Steven Rumbelow was dismayed while watching both new and experienced filmmakers fall victim to scams and false hopes. These scams are brought about by those who prey on the dreams of writers, directors and producers who are desperately trying to get their works produced in this very uncertain landscape of indie film following the crash.

He decided to write a kind of instruction book for navigating a way through the minefield of development. It covers all the processes of development, how to proceed and what is expected through each phase, from script to casting and distribution to financing, including how to identify scams.

The book is specifically targeted to the emerging filmmaker, the guerrilla filmmaker and the low-budget filmmaker. It is dedicated to those who are trying to keep the low-budget indie film market alive.

Rumbelow very much wanted it to be available to people who are struggling with limited resources and therefore set the price at under two bucks. There are no pitches for seminars or workshop promotions here, just straight info.

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Published July 31, 2012 by Renegade Motion Pictures. 66 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment.

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