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How to Make a Short Film About Your Hero
by Wendy Milette, Director, MY HERO Film Festival, Laguna Beach, CA.


Screenwriting Guide
A 7-step approach to writing a screenplay

AFI's Basic Toolkit and Resource Guide for Young Filmmakers
Includes a film terms glossary, guides for scripting, storyboarding and lighting; templates for storyboards and call sheets.


Books on Filmmaking

Release Form (PDF - 40 KB)
Parental Consent Form (PDF – 144 KB)
Please download these forms for your production.
Have everyone who appears in your film sign a Release Form.
If they are minors, their parents will also have to sign the Parental Consent Form.