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Series - Preparing for Your Shoot

pre-shootGood sound and picture does not happen by accident nor on its own. It requires concerted efforts from all the production executives (producer, director, production manager) as well as from members of the crew. Success in every aspect of filmmaking hinges upon decisions made early on during the pre-production process.

From location scouting, crewing, and dealing with rental houses, this series covers essentials of the pre-production process.


Chapter 9: Making a Budget

Category: Series - Preparing for Your Shoot Last Updated on August 24, 2011 Fred Ginsburg

budgetHow do you respond when a producer wants to know how much is good sound going to cost?

Assume that this is a medium budget, corporate production, being shot on film. Non-union.

Let’s start with a crew.

Read more: Chapter 9: Making a Budget

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