How to Make a Better Shooting Schedule with a Stripboard

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How to Efficiently Schedule a Montage: Pro Tips for Producers & 1st ADs

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The Ultimate Guide to Call Sheets (with FREE Call Sheet Template)

A well-made call sheet is the difference between a successful shoot and production hell. And the quality of film production call sheet comes down to the quality of the call sheet template. Mistakes can easily snowball and lead to major confusion, and eventual delays.   Fear not.   In this all-inclusive callsheet guide, we’ll not only provide a callsheet… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Call Sheets (with FREE Call Sheet Template)

8 Residential Filming Locations for Your Budget in LA

If you’re an independent filmmaker or content creator, you may be looking for cheap filming locations in Los Angeles that still look good. It may be important for your movie location to be in the thirty mile zone. Fact is there are many great property owners who know the needs of filmmakers on a budget. In… Continue reading 8 Residential Filming Locations for Your Budget in LA

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

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Make a YouTube Web Series to Get Noticed as a Filmmaker

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A Tale of Two Script Breakdowns: Titanic vs. Brooklyn

A script breakdown is one of the most important phases of pre-production. It’s usually the first time you start to develop a clear picture of the size, scope, and cost of a production. Breakdowns allow filmmakers to find the balance between telling the strongest story for the lowest budget. Easier said than done, but in today’s article… Continue reading A Tale of Two Script Breakdowns: Titanic vs. Brooklyn

The Revenant Movie: A Shooting Schedule Nightmare

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Walkie Talkie Lingo Everyone On-Set Should Know

W hat’s your 20? What does 10-4 mean? Bogey. A walkie-talkie is a powerful tool on a film set. But it’s nothing unless you know the walkie-talkie lingo. Luckily, mastering film set walkie talkie lingo isn’t as hard as finding your film crew. We’ve compiled the most-used walkie talkie codes and radio etiquette tips to have you… Continue reading Walkie Talkie Lingo Everyone On-Set Should Know

Customer Success: How Diana Fisk Streamlined the Call Sheet Process

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22 Things Every Working Production Coordinator Should Know

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Working With Celebrity Talent: How I Learned To Respect the Kardashians

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Download a Film Actor Release Form Template, FREE

Grab Your Free Actor Release Form Template for VideoBefore you can exhibit or distribute your film, you’ll need to secure actor release forms for video. Grab your free release forms below. Secure rights to use image and likeness.Standard, professional legal formatting.Customizable areas are conveniently highlightedIncludes an actor release form for minors. Get your free actor… Continue reading Download a Film Actor Release Form Template, FREE