A second book in the Rocliffe Notes series, formed from questions from newer filmmakers. This is a practical compendium for screenwriters and filmmakers in the form of notes and opinions. These provide a step-by-step, common sense guide, with suggestions on how filmmakers package a film. This book covers everything you need to know to get a low-budget film made, from understanding budgeting and different types of finance, to casting, crewing, scheduling, production and festival strategy. This book explains how to turn your script into a film. It has a unique insight by providing insider confidences, from established industry players to peers, on how you don't need permission to make films. A revelation for all would-be filmmakers, this is a guide to the nuts and bolts of making a film.