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The Ultimate Film Location Scouting Checklist - Featured - StudioBinder-min

The Ultimate Location Scouting Cheat Sheet for Producers and ADs (with free checklist)

The film location scout has found the ‘perfect’ place for next week’s shoot. Sure it may fit the scene, but what if they’ve overlooked some important considerations that could potentially ruin a shoot day? It’s your responsibility to make sure that doesn’t happen. We’ve put together in-depth film location scouting checklist to help you identify whether a location fits a production’s many technical and logistic needs.

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The Daily Production Report Explained with FREE Daily Production Report Template - StudioBinder - Featured

The Daily Production Report Explained (with FREE production report template)

The producer’s daily production report, often shortened to DPR or just PR, is one of the most important pieces of paperwork generated by production. It assesses progress, catches inefficiencies, and tracks each production daily expenses. If you’ve only worked on small indie productions, it’s possible that you’ve never seen a DPR. Get to know (and love) the process with our free production report template and step-by-step guide.

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Film Credits Order Hierarchies - with Free Film Credits Template - StudioBinder

Where Credit is Due. Film Credits Order Hierarchy (with Free Film Credits Template)

Congratulations! You’ve survived pre-production, production and most of post-production on your film. You’ve worked with dozens, maybe hundreds (or thousands) of people along the way. Now it’s time to give them the billing they deserve in your film’s end credits. In this post we’re going to review standard film credits order hierarchies, and share our “Feature and Short Film Credits Template” to get the job done even faster.

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Why You Need a Photo Release Form Template - StudioBinder-min

Why You Should Have a Photo Release Form Template

A photo release form is often mistaken for model release form, but they couldn't be more different. In this post we'll cover how they differ, and why they're so important. We'll also provide a photo release form template to get you started.

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