Before You Shoot: A Guid to Low-Budget Film and Video Production / Edition 4

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780918828217
  • Publisher: Shire Press
  • Publication date: 5/15/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 297
  • Sales rank: 534,130
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
Introduction     1
What is a producer?     7
How to make a good movie     11
Planning
The idea     17
The master plan     21
The script     29
Evaluating your project     35
Finding the money     43
How to survive a film shoot     55
Pre-Production
Organization     61
Script breakdown and schedule     77
How to keep costs down     97
The budget     103
Crew and equipment     131
Casting     145
Location scouting     159
Wardrobe and props     173
Logistics     181
Setting the scene for the shoot     189
Production
The shoot     193
Cast and crew     195
Locations     201
Logistics during the shoot     205
Script and editing notes     209
Dailies     215
What to do when there are problems     217
Post-Production
Role of the producer     223
Steps in the process: Film     225
Editing in video     241
Distribution     249
PartingWords
Parting words     263
Appendix
Feature budget form     267
Short budget form     279
Blank budget page     284
Talent budget detail     285
Prop budget detail     286
Money book page     287
Weekly call sheet     288
Daily call sheet     289
Production Report     290
Script notes     291
Edit log     292
Edit decision list     293
Index     295
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