Steven Rumbelow has directed over 200 productions in all media (9 feature films, about 70 major stage productions, 64 episodic TV productions, scores of music videos, about 20 commercials, TV Specials, opera and dance). These productions have won over 100 awards between them including several Bessies for the commercials, three Outstanding Film of the Year awards at the London Film Festival and his production of Moby Dick (starring William L. Petersen and Ted Levine) was nominated for 11 Chicago Jefferson Awards of which it won four. His reputation has been built on cutting-edge and high-quality independent productions in all media that are conceptual and visually dynamic.
This book covers all the processes of development, how to proceed and what is expected through each phase, from script to casting and distribution to financing, including how to identify scams. It is specifically targeted to the emerging filmmaker, the guerrilla filmmaker and the low-budget filmmaker. It is dedicated to those who are trying to keep the low-budget indie film market alive.