For children who love acting, film making, and the performing arts, KIDS GUIDE TO MOVIE MAKING is a middle grade, nonfiction activity book that provides them with the how-to's they need to make compelling movies with strong characters and stories audiences will enjoy.Over the years in neighborhoods across America, children have formed their own private "theater companies," performing plays on makeshift stages with bed sheet curtains draped over clotheslines. Nowadays, children still create their own plays, but with easy to use video cameras, computer video editing software and You Tube, children by the thousands are making and showing their own movies too!KIDS GUIDE TO MOVIE MAKING is a book for today's creative, technically savvy child who just needs the tools to set them on their journey of making their own feature film.In 2001 Shelley Frost founded Make-A-Movie Studios LLC to help children bring their dreams to the big screen. She has written over 30 movie scripts, and directed 100 movies starring over a thousand children. Shelley has appeared on Oprah, Dateline NBC and in People Magazine.Children around the world including Ireland, Germany, Argentina and Thailand have used Shelley's Make-A-Movie movie scripts and instruction manuals to make their own movies. With KIDS GUIDE TO MOVIE MAKING, children will have the opportunity to learn how to be a Movie Director on their own movie set with easy to understand guidelines and descriptions. Throughout the book are HOT TIPS! that will give the reader special insights geared to making their movie production problem free. The final pages are filled with helpful movie making materials such as sample scripts, shooting schedules, storyboard layout and more.