How to Make a TV Commercial — From Script to Schedule

If you’ve used StudioBinder’s project management tools before, you know the value of managing a project collaboratively under one roof. However, for those of us who work in commercial television production using AV scripts, we’re left on the outside looking in, right? Not necessarily. The way I see it is, StudioBinder is a tool which… Continue reading How to Make a TV Commercial — From Script to Schedule

How to Invite and Accept Teammate Invitations in StudioBinder

Filmmaking is a collaborative medium. There are countless people and departments that help bring a project together. So, having a solution that allows you to invite others to work together is invaluable. Luckily, StudioBinder makes inviting and accepting invitations to be a team member easy by having one place to manage your team. Follow along… Continue reading How to Invite and Accept Teammate Invitations in StudioBinder

How to Recover Shots Using the Version History Manager

So you’re knee-deep in Pre-Production, shooting script formatted, script broken down and you’re almost done with the shot list. Then, you receive an updated version of the script, so you import that into your StudioBinder project and then all of the sudden you’re missing shots on your shot list. What happened? Well, typically that means… Continue reading How to Recover Shots Using the Version History Manager

How to Use StudioBinder’s Collaborator Feature Like a Pro

As your filmmaking career progresses you’re going to be working with more and more people all the time. Each new project might be a completely different crew than the last. So, how do you manage this with a production software? Well, with StudioBinder’s Collaborator feature it’s as easy as typing an email. Come along for… Continue reading How to Use StudioBinder’s Collaborator Feature Like a Pro

How to Create Multiple Shooting Schedules & Why You Should

Shooting Schedule EssentialsOpen menu What Is a Shooting Schedule How to Plan a Film Shoot How to Create Multiple Shooting Schedules How to Create a One Line Schedule What is the Dood Report DOOD Report Explained Shooting Schedule Pro-TipsOpen menu How to Make a Better Shooting Schedule How to Schedule a Musical How to Find… Continue reading How to Create Multiple Shooting Schedules & Why You Should

How to Manage Shooting Locations in StudioBinder

INT. BATHROOM, EXT. SANTA MONICA PIER, EXT. NEW YORK STREET. What do all of these have in common? Well, first of all, they’re all scene headings, at least two-thirds of one. Secondly, they’re all different places or locations. There isn’t a set rule on how many locations to include in a script, but remember that… Continue reading How to Manage Shooting Locations in StudioBinder

What are Script Versions and How to Keep Them Organized

Back in the day, any time a revision was made to a script, a new copy would be printed on different colored paper. Luckily, StudioBinder takes the guesswork out of this and assigns a color to any new document revisions automatically. But it doesn’t stop there. We’ll walk you through why script versions are created… Continue reading What are Script Versions and How to Keep Them Organized

How to Make a Music Video Storyboard: A Step-by-Step Guide

Storyboard EssentialsOpen menu What is a Storyboard How to Storyboard What is an Animation Storyboard What is a Digital Storyboard Ultimate Guide to Storyboard Rules Best Storyboard Software What is a Storyboard Artist Websites to Find a Storyboard Artist Storyboard Classes Online Storyboard Dimensions Explained Storyboard Montage Ultimate Guide to Storyboard Composition Storyboard ExamplesOpen menu… Continue reading How to Make a Music Video Storyboard: A Step-by-Step Guide

What are Story Days and How They Work in a Script Breakdown

Time equals change, and unless your entire script takes place over a single day or in some alternate universe where time doesn’t exist, you’re going to have multiple days, months, or even years to account for. Storylines are not always written in chronological order, and rarely are they shot in order. So how are you… Continue reading What are Story Days and How They Work in a Script Breakdown

How to Create a One Line Schedule for Any Production

Shooting Schedule EssentialsOpen menu What Is a Shooting Schedule How to Plan a Film Shoot How to Create Multiple Shooting Schedules How to Create a One Line Schedule What is the Dood Report DOOD Report Explained Shooting Schedule Pro-TipsOpen menu How to Make a Better Shooting Schedule How to Schedule a Musical How to Find… Continue reading How to Create a One Line Schedule for Any Production