The project’s been green lit. The script’s been finalized. I’m going to hold an open casting call! Not so fast. If you’re not careful, your open casting call can be disorganized and rushed, netting you less than amazing actors.
Since film budget software like Movie Magic Budgeting, Showbiz Budgeting, and EP Budgeting can run on the pricey side, StudioBinder have created a free film budget template. Their film budget spreadsheet follows the standard feature of film structure.
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?