Filmmaking 101

Check out film equipment for free

The Main Branch of Tacoma Public Library has a Digital Media Lab where you can learn about and borrow film equipment. You can check out video cameras, tripods, audio recorders and reserve a computer with movie editing software.

Check out free library how-to books/ebooks

How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck

Digital Filmmaking for Kids for Dummies

Shooting Video To Make Learning Fun
(ebook available with your Library Card)

Filmmaking 101

Moviemaking 101

Wikihow: Make a Short Film

Five Rules for Writing a Short Film

9 Tips for Great Short Films

Making Films on Your Phone

General Filmmaking

Common core and filmmaking