The only shot you really need to think of for a scene is the “master shot”. Just show, with one shot, the entire scene. Start with that. In the end, as long as you have a master shot of every scene, you have a completed film. However, you likely don’t want to rely on just this, as the audience will be largely emotionally disconnected from your film’s story.
It’s “filmmaker”. Just one word, no hyphens. Aside from it being the most common usage (e.g.), the also concurs. And there’s been similar sentiment with silly hyphens lingering around like “bumble-bee”. Can you believe it?
A good rule of thumb is, unless you’re damn sure you should use a hyphen, d...(more)
I’m assuming you mean you’d be the director? Yes, you can do it, but probably only if you have experience. And certainly I’m only talking about 10 minutes, which is the maximum you want to do for three full days.
If you start renting equipment, it won’t be that expensive for two weekends. You can possibly have plenty enough for under $1000.... (more)