Killer tips for guerrilla filmmakers

We are living in exciting times. You no longer have to have be a Hollywood big-shot with multi-million dollar investment to make a movie. The success of low-budget movies such as Kevin Smith's Clerks has given rise to a movement dubbed 'guerrilla filmmaking', involving low budgets, skeleton crews, simple props and a can-do attitude.

As co-author of The Guerrilla Filmmaker's Handbook Chris Jones puts it, the idea is to focus on what you have, not what you don't have. "At the end of the day, filmmaking is simply a series of tough decisions, backed up by your creative talent," he writes on his blog. "By focusing on what you have, instead of what you don’t have, you can actually get your film made now."

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