As a 2nd AD, it is your responsibility to make sure the personnel involved in the production have all the information they need to do their job well. Here are 7 hacks to make your pre-production process a bit more efficient.
If you’re devoted to your film and want it to succeed, the first tip is to acknowledge that production design is a priority (don’t deprive your audience of aesthetics). Great production design is an aid to storytelling, mood, aesthetics and is an integral part of your film.
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?
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.
Lewis Bond’s color theory video, Color In Storytelling, posted on Channel Criswell, is not only an practical analysis of how movie color palettes enhance storytelling, but also an engaging historical recap on the maturation of color in film.