How to Create Script Sides for Film & TV [with Examples]

You, a production professional, know how to make script sides.The 2nd AD tells you, “Make script sides and distro when they’re done.” What are sides? How do you make them? What does distro mean? In this article, we’ll cover how to make script sides like a master. By the end, you’ll be ready to take… Continue reading How to Create Script Sides for Film & TV [with Examples]

How to Format a Script Before Starting the Script Breakdown

So your script is done, and you are about to begin the script breakdown process. For the script to import correctly into scheduling software, you must review the script for formatting errors. In this article, we’ll review some of the most common culprits and how to fix them.Continue reading How to Format a Script Before… Continue reading How to Format a Script Before Starting the Script Breakdown

What is an Art Director in Film — Job Description Explained

Art DepartmentOpen menu Art Director Production Designer Prop Master Prop Maker Storyboard Artist Concept Artist Scenic Artist Set Decorator Set Dresser Set Designer Weapons Master Ultimate Guide to Film Crew Positions You may have watched a film’s end credits and thought to yourself, “What is an art director in film?” After all, numerous industries, such… Continue reading What is an Art Director in Film — Job Description Explained

Screenwriting Software that Composes Your Whole Production

Screenwriting Software for ProductionsThe Write StuffWrite, share, and collaborate on industry-formatted screenplays, and then begin pre-production. Get Started for Free ▶    Watch Tour Explore WriteExplore all the features in the Write solution ScreenwritingIndustry-formatted scripts DocsShared production notes Story OutlineMap out your plot Browse all solutions ➜ Path to ProductionFrom script through pre-productionStudioBinder’s screenwriting software… Continue reading Screenwriting Software that Composes Your Whole Production

Above the Line Film Positions & How They Work in a Budget

If you are at all interested in the behind-the-scenes side of filmmaking, then you may have heard the terms “above the line” and “below the line” thrown around in interviews, articles, or BTS footage. In this article, we’ll be discussing above and below the line in film and breaking down exactly what above the line… Continue reading Above the Line Film Positions & How They Work in a Budget

Creative Commons License — Pros and Cons Explained

EssentialOpen menu What is Creative Commons What is Fair Use What is Public Domain ResourcesOpen menu Creative Commons License Pros and Cons How Copyright Free Music Works How to Copyright a Script How to Find Award-Worthy Script Ideas from The Public Domain Best Public Domain Movies In a world of Tik Tok duets, sampled music,… Continue reading Creative Commons License — Pros and Cons Explained

8 Websites to Find a Storyboard Artist for Hire

Storyboard EssentialsOpen menu What is a 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 Best Storyboard Examples Storyboard Ideas, Examples, and Techniques… Continue reading 8 Websites to Find a Storyboard Artist for Hire

What is a Line Producer — Ultimate Guide to Duties & Salary

Production DepartmentOpen menu Producer vs Director What Does an Executive Producer Do What Does a Producer Do What Does a Co-Producer Do What Does a TV Producer Do What is An Associate Producer What is a Line Producer What is Production Assistant What is an Entertainment Lawyer What Is a Production Coordinator Ultimate Guide to… Continue reading What is a Line Producer — Ultimate Guide to Duties & Salary

What Does an Executive Producer Do — Film/TV Role Explained

Production DepartmentOpen menu Producer vs Director What Does an Executive Producer Do What Does a Producer Do What Does a Co-Producer Do What Does a TV Producer Do What is An Associate Producer What is a Line Producer What is Production Assistant What is an Entertainment Lawyer What Is a Production Coordinator Ultimate Guide to… Continue reading What Does an Executive Producer Do — Film/TV Role Explained

The Complete Guide to Actor Release Forms (FREE Template)

Production DepartmentOpen menu Producer vs Director What Does an Executive Producer Do What Does a Producer Do What Does a Co-Producer Do What Does a TV Producer Do What is An Associate Producer What is a Line Producer What is Production Assistant What is an Entertainment Lawyer What Is a Production Coordinator Ultimate Guide to… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Actor Release Forms (FREE Template)

Script Breakdown Colors — How Colors Work in a Breakdown

Whether you are a producer, 1st AD, or script supervisor, breaking down a script is an incredibly daunting and tedious task. Overtime, the process of breaking down a script by color has become the only organized and efficient way of tackling the task. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to breakdown a… Continue reading Script Breakdown Colors — How Colors Work in a Breakdown