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Twelve Dead Frogs and Other Stories, a Filmmaker's Memoir By Rick Schmidt,

  • Title: Twelve Dead Frogs and Other Stories, a Filmmaker's Memoir
  • Author: Rick Schmidt
  • ISBN: 9781389845451
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Paperback
  • No budget feature filmmaker Rick Schmidt has written a fascinating memoir, TWELVE DEAD FROGS AND OTHER STORIES, which, he hopes, will fill in the blanks on how he learned the tools of the trade and shared them in his seminal how to, Feature Filmmaking at Used Car Prices Viking Penguin, 1988, 1995, 2000 Schmidt s outside the box approach has resulted in the launch of cNo budget feature filmmaker Rick Schmidt has written a fascinating memoir, TWELVE DEAD FROGS AND OTHER STORIES, which, he hopes, will fill in the blanks on how he learned the tools of the trade and shared them in his seminal how to, Feature Filmmaking at Used Car Prices Viking Penguin, 1988, 1995, 2000 Schmidt s outside the box approach has resulted in the launch of countless moviemaking careers, for those who put his ideas into practice Some notables include writer director and action star Vin Diesel THE FAST AND FURIOUS, PITCH BLACK, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY , Edward Sanchez THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT , Tom DeCillo LIVING IN OBLIVION Academy Award TM winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond declared, I wish I could have had this book thirty five years ago, before I made my first low budget features And writer director Kevin Smith CLERKS, CHASING AMY, DOGMA , presented Schmidt with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Rome international film Festival, which should help explain the book s and Schmidt s wide appeal https vimeo 161243386 But Schmidt s path to filmmaking was anything but easy or smooth After his first marriage fails, his artworks, like the large cast aluminum and painted kinetic piece, I Can t Get it Up For You, reflect his personal life and help kick start his real life narratives The final transition occurs in 1970 when California author Ghosts and videographer Phillip Makanna, invites him, along with Schmidt s future roommate collaborator Wayne Wang JOY LUCK CLUB, SMOKE , writer director William Farley OF MEN AND ANGELS , actor producer Willie Boy Walker THE FIFTH WALL others, to take his video class Using the new Sony Porta Pac camera, Schmidt does work that immediately gains attention Don t miss chapters on Schmidt s eight day cross country hitchhike trip, Joe s Sandwiches, plus his three year struggle to produce SHOWBOAT 1988 THE REMAKE Ironies abound, in this touching and informative indie page turner.
    Twelve Dead Frogs and Other Stories a Filmmaker s Memoir No budget feature filmmaker Rick Schmidt has written a fascinating memoir TWELVE DEAD FROGS AND OTHER STORIES which he hopes will fill in the blanks on how he learned the tools of the trade and sh

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    1. Twelve Dead Frogs and Other Stories, a Filmmaker s Memoir by Rick Schmidt is an entertaining and insightful memoir and must read for everyone who aspires to become who they truly are, as artist and human being Filmmaker, writer, educator Schmidt takes us on a journey back in time to the beginnings of his artistic inclinations, and forward as he shares the path of making his award winning low budget films and writing his best selling Penguin book, Feature Filmmaking at Used Car Prices His life st [...]

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