How to Make a Better Shooting Schedule with a Stripboard

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What is a Gantt Chart? Your Project Management Solution

If you’ve ever used production calendars, you probably have used a Gantt chart. But if you’re sitting there wondering what is a Gantt chart, you’re in the right place. They’re super easy to use tools, that can save you a million headaches when prepping, managing, and even finishing a video project. Let’s see define it… Continue reading What is a Gantt Chart? Your Project Management Solution

5 Best Practices for Prepping and Sending Out Call Sheets

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The Ultimate Guide to Production Reports

Nobody likes doing paperwork, but sometimes it’s just part of your job. On a film shoot, production reports are how the production office communicates with each department, and vice-versa. Fortunately, StudioBinder makes creating reports easy so you have more time to rest and recharge before the next shooting day. Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Production… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Production Reports

15 Pro Tips to Create a More Encouraging Production Schedule

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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 Revenant Movie: A Shooting Schedule Nightmare

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How to Create an Online Film, Photo & Video Production Timeline [Free Template]

Pablo Picasso once said, “Our goals can only be reached through the vehicle of a plan. There is no other route to success.” In the production world, every component depends on a clear, well-organized timeline. With the dawn of the online timeline creator, crew members can now easily structure and navigate the complex elements of… Continue reading How to Create an Online Film, Photo & Video Production Timeline [Free Template]

Mastering Your Production Calendar [Free Gantt Chart Excel Template]

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9 Keys to Planning Travel on an International Production

A uthor John Steinbeck once said, “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” Managing travel for an international film production adds challenges to an already challenging process. There’s a minutiae of critical detail that needs to be considered in order for everything to run smoothly. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned veteran, here are… Continue reading 9 Keys to Planning Travel on an International Production

How Video Producers Use Film Production Calendar Templates and Software

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Customer Success: How Diana Fisk Streamlined the Call Sheet Process

Call Sheet EssentialsOpen menu What is a Call Sheet Anatomy of a Call Sheet Ultimate Guide to Call Sheets How to Make a Call Sheet Call Sheet Templates Call Sheet Tutorials TipsOpen menu How to Create a Better Call Sheet Best Practices for Sending Call Sheets Diana Fisk Streamlined Call Sheet Process Staggering Call Time… Continue reading Customer Success: How Diana Fisk Streamlined the Call Sheet Process

Stop Making These 6 Common Shooting Schedule Mistakes

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10 Shooting Schedule Pro Tips to Build Momentum on Set

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 10 Shooting Schedule Pro Tips to Build Momentum on Set