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THE MULTICAMERA SHOOT DAY

Truck Park and Power

It takes a lot of vehicles to shoot a TV or film production, and parking them all is no small feat. The typical multicam shoot begins with a remote truck pulling up to park and power. This is where the director works, in the control room.

Before pulling up to a venue, however, your production company will have to secure the applicable permit and, during the preproduction phase, anticipate location-related problems. You cannot just pull up in an 18-wheel truck or superwide double expando and park anywhere. You'll need to determine in advance which side of the street your truck should be on, taking ...

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