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Essential advice for making your production run smoothly

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Film & Television 11th Dec 2017 RedShark News


Rakesh Malik gives us some important tips on how to ensure your shoot runs as smoothly as possible.

I've worked on several independent film productions that were very chaotic and disorganised, leading to long and exhausting shooting days. On one of my more recent productions with first-time director Clare Chun, the cast commented about how smoothly the shoot ran and everyone was very pleased with the quality of the photography. Here are some tips for producer/directors who would prefer to have the second sort of production rather than the first.

1) Engage your DP early

You should be choosing your DP at about the same time that you're choosing your cast. Since your DP is instrumental in creating the look of your film, finding a good cinematographer as every bit as important as finding the right cast, especially if you want your cast to look their best in the film.

2) Have a vision -- and share it

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