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DV Rebel's Guide, The: An All-Digital Approach to Making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap. By Stu Maschwitz; Published Dec 22, by Peachpit Press. The DV Rebel's Guide and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Stu Maschwitz is a director, visual effects supervisor, renowned technologist and founding partner of The Orphanage, a leading VFX and film production company based in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Description Copyright Dimensions: It was his first book, and has been called "a must-read for any and all filmmakers. Maschwitz publicly announced he was working on the book in February The DV Rebel's Guide explores making action movies within the constraints of small or nonexistent budgets.
Focus is given to working with inexpensive DV cameras. Maschwitz has a background as a film and commercial director, visual effects artist, and indie filmmaker.
He cites that experience in the book while discussing a variety of filmmaking topics. Some of the areas covered include:. Maschwitz also references numerous scenes from Hollywood films and suggests watching the films discussed in each chapter.
Those scenes are analyzed, with suggestions offered to achieve similar results for little or no money. Maschwitz states that his blog Prolost is the evolving, electronic update to the book.
The writing style of the book has been called casual, conversational, and user friendly.