FILMMAKING WITH THE IPAD & IPHONE
iPhone and iPad owners already own the most powerful filmmaking equipment on the planet.
Consider this the on switch.
In Hand Held Hollywood’s Filmmaking with the iPad & iPhone, director Taz Goldstein exposes how Apple’s remarkable mobile devices can aid in nearly every aspect of film and video production.nnWritten to empower aspiring filmmakers and reenergize working professionals, this book will help transform your iOS devices into revolutionary filmmaking tools, perfect for brainstorming, screenwriting, pitching, scheduling, storyboarding, camera blocking, shooting, editing, color correcting, mixing, distributing, and more. Time-tested techniques and film theory are woven into an entertaining and informative exploration of nearly 200 mind-blowing apps and accessories.
"In Filmmaking with the iPad and iPhone you'll learn about storyboards and blocking diagrams; about mind maps, shot lists, and shooting schedules; about screenplays versus ad-lib scripting. Use his clever QR code links for maximum efficiency in learning about new hardware and software."
John ‘Nemo’ Nemerovski
"This is a manual on how to use the iPad/iPhone through every stage of the process of making a film, from conceiving a screenplay, to pitching the project, prepping the shoot, filming, postproduction, all the way to posting your finished masterpiece to the web --- And it’s an enjoyable read too; Goldstein keeps it funny and lively and actually entertaining, a rare feat in a book about technology."
LA Post Production Group
"What is so groundbreaking and currently relevant is that it provides on every page an exploding piñata of what must be hundreds of Apps for every phase, function or utility for filmmaking from storyboard, release form, sun chart or mic control. Hand Held Hollywood’s Filmmaking with the iPad & iPhone is a passport to the unimaginably versatile media wonder that is today’s iOS."
"Taz Goldstein really does his homework here. I am an app developer and never knew of all these apps. If you're an indie filmmaker, this is the first tool you should have in your arsenal."
from his Amazon review
"There's stuff you're going to want to jump into right away. Flipping through the book, you'll find solutions to many of the tasks you've been doing analogue style. Hand Held Hollywood's book will break through the clutter and spotlight the best apps for you to try out."
Digital Media Net
"I've created a lot of iPhone video. This book captures everything you need to know to get started including hardware, software, and services. I promise you'll walk away with new ideas and things you'll want to try. I highly recommend this book."
from his Amazon review
"Taz has produced what I can only describe as 'The definitive mobile production field guide' My copy arrived on Christmas eve and I haven’t been able to put it down since. The list of Apps and Hardware accessories is incredibly comprehensive- If you buy one book on iOS film production this should be it."
"It's not just about creating content with the iPhone and iPad, although there are a bunch of gadgets discussed in the book to do exactly that. The author also covers software that is very useful for imagining, planning, and executing your vision. . .It's a valuable reference that I will find myself going back to over and over again."