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If you do not expect the best outcome for your movie, you should quit filmmaking. But even with all the optimism in the world, crappy stuff happens. I suggest you create a Plan A, Plan B and Plan C. As an indie filmmaker, a lot of factors can negatively impact your shooting schedule. Rainstorms, unavailable [...]
As most filmmakers know, money is tight. And locations can be expensive. Assuming this describes your predicament, I assume you do not want to go through the process of raising more money. So instead of hiring a location scout, you’re going to have to scout and procure locations yourself. This means you will knock on [...]
Trust in filmmaking is essential. The reason you have a crew is because together the sum of the collaboration is better than what you can do on your own. Additionally, having a good crew will make your job easier. Think about it. The sound department captures sound. The camera department makes sure the equipment works [...]
Being a first time filmmaker is like navigating rough waters. In fact, making movies is one of the few jobs in the world that, when done correctly looks extremely easy. If you know anything about the craft, you know making movies is challenging. However, do not let the idea of the work involved or the [...]
Having an experienced Line Producer or Production Manager is invaluable in the prep phase of your movie. The other essential professional you need is an experienced 1st AD. These hard workers will refine the schedule and then keep the movie on time and on budget. These two roles are essential. Once you have these folks [...]