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 TV Commercial Production Process — From Script to Schedule
Everyone loves options. Especially when it comes down to money, and as we all in the filmmaking world know, time is money. So, if you’re an AD, having multiple versions of the shooting schedule comes in handy when presenting to the higher ups. So, how do you do that? With StudioBinder’s version history manager, which… Continue reading How to Create Multiple Shooting Schedules & Why You Should
If you’ve ever been an AD on a production you know how massive a shooting schedule can become, especially on a feature. So much so, that when printing one out, you should probably add a line to your budget for paper and ink. That’s where our dear friend the one-liner comes in. Follow along for… Continue reading How to Create a One Line Schedule for Any Production
Musicals are a special breed of filmmaking that requires a LOT of preparation and planning to pull off. There is singing, and dancing, and music. And it all has to be presented in the script in a particular way. In this post we’ll look at some of the special considerations that go into making a musical… Continue reading How to Schedule a Musical: Breaking Down La La Land
Your production shooting schedule is a living document. Developed by the 1st Assistant Director and producer during pre-production, the shooting schedule must accommodate changes in the shooting script, talent, locations, gear, as soon as they pop up. Continue reading How to Make a Better Shooting Schedule with a Stripboard
You might be pretty familiar with the filmmaking process, but there’s a chance you still might be asking yourself, “What is a shooting schedule?” That’s okay. Unless you’re on the production side of things, you may have never encountered this term. Today, Brent from Sharegrid is going to answer “what is a shooting schedule,” and… Continue reading What Is a Shooting Schedule?
Think you’d agree with me if I said production scheduling is a tedious process. Most production scheduling software like Movie Magic Scheduling is antiquated (and that’s putting it lightly). It’s confusing, expensive, and often time is not worth the trouble.Continue reading Production Scheduling Explained: How to Make a Scene Breakdown
A Filmmaker’s Guide to Shooting SchedulesUnderstand the fundamentals of creating a shooting schedule from start to finish. Learn how to use stripboards to create an effective shooting schedule and save time in the long-runBlock out film locations more efficiently to make the most of your crew’s timeEliminate dead time and maximize your crew’s time by learning… Continue reading A Filmmaker’s Guide to Shooting Schedules