‘This book is destined to become the bible for anyone who wants to make a short film. ’ Amazon.com
‘Clifford Thurlow’s book is the definitive must have for any filmmaker contemplating making and marketing a short.’
Elliot Grove, Raindance, the 'Voice of Independent Film.'
‘Many undergraduate students will find this book useful as it aims to cover the whole process from idea to distribution … Making Short Films should be an opportunity to develop skills and hone the craft.’
Roger Crittenden, The Times
‘Provides a refreshing and much needed focus on the artistic and creative – as well as the technical – aspects of filmmaking.’
Nic Wistreich, Development Director of Shooting People and co-author of ‘Get Your Film Funded.’ www.shootingpeople.org
‘Nobody should think about making a short film without reading this first. Thurlow takes new filmmakers through the steps of shooting film in a way that will save time and money. Plus it's a good read!’ Jennifer Fate Velaise, Fate Productions, Los Angeles.
‘Your ideal guide that will take you right through the process.’ John Jenkins, Writing Magazine
‘Thurlow passes on his insider tips to guide the novice over the minefield of filmmaking and inspire them to go out and make movies. It's enough to make you feel like the next Spielberg. But why not? Someone has to be. And my guess is it will be someone who starts off reading Making Short Films.’ Terence Doyle, British Film Magazine www.britishfilmmagazine.com
‘Takes new filmmakers by the hand and leads them every step of the way. ’ Amazon.co.uk
'Thurlow brings his personable style to Making Short Films and turns what is effectively a step by step text book into an easily assimilated, fact packed tutorial with all the dynamism and panache of a contemporary novel…an essential tool of the trade and indispensable for the embryonic auteur.' Mike Von Joel, State of Art