Make Your Own Damn Movie!: Secrets of a Renegade Director is written by Lloyd Kaufman (with Adam Jahnke and Trent Haaga) published by St. Martin's, in 2003. Kaufman is the co-founder of B-movie company Troma Entertainment and the director of such films as The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke 'Em High, and Terror Firmer.
The A.V. Club called the book
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The foreword to the book was written by South Park co-creator Trey Parker. The introduction was penned by frequent Kaufman collaborator James Gunn. Gunn had previously co-written All I Need to Know about Filmmaking I Learned from the Toxic Avenger with Kaufman.