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Production Planning

Basic Audio for Indie Project

Category: Production Planning Last Updated on July 14, 2016 Mary Parker

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Basics of Audio Editing for Indie Film Project    by Mary Parker


As someone who simply can’t live without great cinematic pieces of art and, at the same time, someone who lives from music, I could never understand how filmmakers consider the sound to be the least important factor of their creation. Just take a look at any blockbuster at the cinema and you’ll get the point. Sounds, music and the atmosphere of the film are just as important as the screenplay, acting and camera work.

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Free Call Sheet software

Category: Production Planning Last Updated on June 04, 2016 Fred Ginsburg

call sheet template feature film studiobinderStudioBinder is a pre-production platform designed to streamline film production workflow by providing users the ability to create and send trackable call sheets, manage cast and crew details, and backup production files. 

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Basic Equipment Package

Category: Production Planning Last Updated on August 27, 2016 Fred Ginsburg

FG cart MZstage 5x4x72One of the most common questions that comes up is: “What kinds of equipment do you typically bring with you to a shoot? What is on your soundcart?”

The answer can vary, of course, depending on several factors, such as the nature of the shoot, the budget, the complexity of the shots, and the preferred or required digital workflow.

But for the sake of providing some sort of baseline for beginners, let’s examine my typical load-out for a low budget, theatrical style, small project.

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IATSE Local 695 Rate Card

Category: Production Planning Last Updated on September 13, 2013 Fred Ginsburg

695So how much does a Production Mixer earn? For the benefit of our readers, I have attached a PDF copy of the current rate card for the sound union.

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