Our do a bit of both? Have chase, blow something up and have it as part of the backstory of your main character. Great way to have an undercover cop get some respect or have a detective go after the bad guy because the bad guy blew up his partner or something?
Over used I know but an excellent...
It is my belief that with any good movie you have to answer the age old questions of
And anything and beyond that is a good thing. No sure if it's a help, but it's my advice to you.
1. El Mariachi
3. Reservoir Dogs
And pretty much any movies with a style you want to imitate or a director you aspire to be like. But those three are a decent basis I think for low budget films. Some other dudes may have some more ideas.
The less you can spend the better. If you've got classmates that are willing to become cast and crew that cuts down costs tremendously. Also begging and borrowing props is always good, it’s amazing what you can get if you ask politely or offer people a small role in your flick (another way to do...
It would probably pay to contact the publishing house and see if they have to pay royalties to the authers estaste if they have one, otherwise, I think the book would fall into the same category as Sherlock homes, etc.